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Old 05-17-2019, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by TomBradley72 View Post
Palka played 1B 4 years ago at Visalia (A+)- I think if the White Sox thought he had any chance to be in the mix at 1st- they would have given him playing time there at Charlotte, Chicago or in spring training- which they haven't.

Can Delmonico play 1st? Yes.

Can he play it well? Not really- and the Sox must think the same thing- he's a great guy, with a decent bat who couldn't handle 3rd base- they have put him completely in the outfield to sink or swim- with a total ~25 appearances at 1st since 2017.

Palka and/or Delmonico are fill ins, maybe 20 games. And they are not filling in for a gold glove 1st baseman.
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