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Adam Dunn Gets Multiple Extra Base Hits Off A Left-Handed Pitcher; Pigs Remain Bound By Gravity

The Chicago White Sox signed slugger Adam Dunn last offseason to be the powerful left-handed bat Ozzie Guillen's lineup so desperately needed. Needless to say, things didn't work out the way the White Sox planned.

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Dunn finished 2011 with the worst individual season for a hitter since the Dead Ball Era. His triple slash line of .159/.292/.277 presumably still haunts Kenny Williams' dreams. Dunn's output against left-handed pitching was particularly feeble.

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Dunn finished the season just 6-for-94 against lefties, and only had one extra base hit. That's why it's at least somewhat notable that in a Spring Training game against the Kansas City Royals yesterday, Dunn hit two homers off of pitcher Bruce Chen, who happens to throw a baseball with his left hand.

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He's back! Well, maybe not yet, but it's at least an encouraging sign for the White Sox. If nothing else, Dunn has no where to go but up this season.

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