Chicago White Sox
2014 Avg.
.230
 
Career Avg.
.238
Name  Adam Dunn
Born  11/9/1979
Height  6-6
Weight  285
Number  44
Position  DH
Bats  L
Throws  R
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.
 
Hot6/7/2014 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.
 
Cold6/2/2014 7:01:00 PM
Description: The White Sox will give Adam Dunn the night off Monday against the Dodgers. SOURCE: Dan Hayes, Comcast Sportsnet Chicago
Insight: With no DH available in the National League, Dunn (.228, 8 HR, 23 RBI) probably won't see much playing time over the next few days. The free-swinger has just two hits in last 20 at bats.
 
6/2/2014 10:31:00 AM
Description: White Sox DH/1B Adam Dunn is a career .615 hitter (8-for-13) with two doubles, four homers and a 2.335 OPS against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw.
Insight: These results defy all logic. Dunn is a career .219 hitter against left-handers and Kershaw is one of the league's best. Yet the favorable statistics are there in black and white.
 
5/30/2014 10:01:00 AM
Description: White Sox DH/1B Adam Dunn has only faced Padres starter Ian Kennedy five times, but he's knocked out three extra-base hits, including a pair of homers.
Insight: Dunn has struggled of late, batting .174 with one homer over the past eight games, but the sight of Kennedy on the mound could perk him up.
 
5/19/2014 10:36:00 AM
Description: White Sox DH/1B Adam Dunn is a career .429 hitter versus Royals starter Jason Vargas with a pair of homers and a 1.922 OPS.
Insight: Dunn has been hot of late (.1.065 OPS over the past seven days) and should see plenty of at-bats with Jose Abreu sidelined. We like him in this favorable matchup.
 
5/10/2014 4:47:00 PM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn will not be in the starting lineup against Arizona left-hander Wade Miley.
Insight: No surprise as Dunn is a career .219 hitter against lefties and even worst this season (.158). Paul Konerko will get a rare start at first base.
 
5/9/2014 5:54:00 PM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn (calf) went 1-for-4 with a walk in his return to the lineup Thursday and is starting again Friday.
Insight: Dunn was kicked in the calf Monday and didn't start on Tuesday or Wednesday.
 
5/7/2014 4:32:00 PM
Description: White Sox DH Adam Dunn (calf) isn't in the starting lineup Wednesday against the Cubs.
Insight: Paul Konerko will start as the DH. Dunn was kicked in the calf Monday and the White Sox scratched him from Tuesday's lineup. He'll sit out again Wednesday with lefty Travis Wood on the mound for Chicago.