Description: Adam Dunn admitted that despite the extra-inning loss in the American League Wild Card game to the Royals on Tuesday that his career is still likely over.
Insight: Dunn plans to retire after playing 14 seasons in the league. Dunn had the longest active streak without a playoff appearance, which stood at 2,001 career games. He did not make an appearance in the game Tuesday, but Dunn told MLB.com he does not hold any regrets. "Let's not make a bigger deal out of it. I love Bob [Melvin]. He's one of the best managers I've ever played for." The 34-year-old is 35th all-time with 462 home runs.
9/1/2014 6:46:00 PM
Description: Adam Dunn went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer in his first game with the Athletics Monday.
Insight: The White Sox traded Dunn to the A's Sunday. The 34-year-old, who plans to retire after the season, has never played in the playoffs so he should be energized by the deal.
8/31/2014 1:53:00 PM
Description: Designated hitter/first baseman Adam Dunn has been traded to the Oakland A's.
Insight: Dunn is hitting .220/.340/.433 with 20 HR and54 RBI this year. The A's have been looking for offense almost since the instant they traded Yoenis Cespedes to Boston. We will have to see if Dunn is the answer.
8/30/2014 4:55:00 PM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn hit his 20th home run of the season, blasting a two-run bomb off Tigers starter Max Scherzer in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday.
Insight: In addition to the 20 home runs, Dunn is hitting .220/.340/.433 with 54 RBI this year.
8/27/2014 4:59:00 PM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn is back in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Indians.
Insight: Dunn is hitting a career. 316 (6-for-19) with a home run against Cleveland's starter Corey Kluber. He, however, is also hittless in his last four starts and hasn't played since Saturday.
8/16/2014 4:50:00 PM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn is not in Saturday's lineup against the Blue Jays.
Insight: Dunn has gone 7-for-15 with a double, two homers and five RBI in his last four games, but he's just 8-for-52 (.154) against lefties this season and he'll take a seat against Mark Buehrle. Paul Konerko is DHing.
8/13/2014 6:35:00 PM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn has homered in two straight games.
Insight: Dunn has six hits in his last 40 at-bats; four left the yard. He's hitting .222 with 19 homers, 47 RBI, 41 runs and a .788 OPS, not fantasy-worthy numbers in most leagues.
7/30/2014 10:48:00 PM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn has gone 1-for-4 with a solo homer in each of the past two days.
Insight: Dunn still has good power, but he's no longer the 40-homer threat he used to be. He's on pace for 26 home runs, 66 RBI and 59 runs this season.
7/29/2014 9:36:00 AM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn has faced Anibal Sanchez 36 times and struck out 16 of them without going deep.
Insight: Dunn's .229 batting average is actually his best since 2010, but he's still an all-or-nothing hitter with 15 homers and 108 strikeouts in 292 at-bats. Avoid this matchup.
7/23/2014 12:17:00 PM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn went deep for the 15th time this season Tuesday, but he doesn't have good numbers against Royals starter James Shields.
Insight: Dunn (.227) is 6-for-32 (.188) with 14 Ks against Shields, Wednesday's scheduled starter.
7/22/2014 10:22:00 AM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn is not a high-average hitter nor very good against left-handers, but he's a career .333 hitter (8-for-24) with a pair of long balls versus Royals southpaw Bruce Chen.
Insight: Dunn has hit .223 with 14 homers, 39 RBI this season, but just .152 with one home run against left-handers, This matchup goes against everything we know about Dunn.
7/19/2014 6:46:00 PM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn is not in Saturday's starting lineup versus left-hander Dallas Keuchel.
Insight: Dunn has hit .225 with 14 homers, 36 RBI, 33 runs and an .798 OPS, predictable numbers for the big DH.
7/18/2014 12:16:00 PM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn is 2-for-17 (.118) against Houston starter Scott Feldman.
Insight: Dunn has hit .224 with 14 homers, 36 RBI, 33 runs and an .798 OPS, predictable numbers for the big DH. Avoid him Friday.
6/28/2014 7:31:00 PM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn reached base four times Saturday at Toronto, picking up two hits and walking twice.
Insight: Dunn has hit .237 with 12 homers, 33 RBI, 29 runs and an .817 OPS, predictable numbers for the big DH.
6/27/2014 10:27:00 AM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn has done well over his career against the knuckleballing R.A. Dickey.
Insight: Dunn is 6-for-13 with two homers and a 1.423 OPS against Dickey. Its been another all-or-nothing season with Dunn, .229 batting average with 85 strikeouts along with 12 homers.
6/26/2014 9:34:00 AM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn should be firmly planted on your bench for Thursday's unfavorable matchup against J.A. Happ.
Insight: Dunn id 1-for-12 with four strikeouts against Happ. Dunn's .229 batting averahe is higher than the past three seasons, but he's still an all-or-nothing guy with 12 homers and 85 strikeouts.
6/25/2014 11:14:00 AM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn has struggled against Baltimore right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez throughout his career, notching just five hits in 32 at-bats (.156).
Insight: One of Dunn's five hits was a home run (no shock there) but he's struck out 19 times against the once-dominant right-hander. Dunn's average, however, is 71 points higher against right-handers this season and 11 of his 12 homers have come off righties. His OPS is also .875 on the road compared to .732 at home, so if you're feeling lucky, Dunn could surprise.
6/18/2014 6:34:00 PM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn hit a three-run homer Wednesday against the Giants.
Insight: Dunn entered Wednesday's game 11-for-34 (.324) with four home runs against San Francisco starter Tim Hudson and he went deep off Hudson in the fifth inning Wednesday.
6/14/2014 11:12:00 AM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn will take a seat with left-hander Danny Duffy on the mound for Kansas City.
Insight: Dunn is batting just .189 against lefties this season in limited action. Paul Konerko will be the DH.
6/7/2014 9:52:00 AM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn has homered in three straight games.
Insight: Dunn is very streaky and right now he's on the upswing. His numbers -- .234, 11 HR, 28 RBI, 22 R, .843 OPS -- are in line with what he usually does.
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