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No arbitration for A.J. Pierzynski

Updated: November 24, 2010, 9:25 AM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago White Sox offered salary arbitration to free agents Paul Konerko and J.J. Putz, and they declined to offer arbitration to A.J. Pierzynski and Manny Ramirez.

The offers to Konerko and Putz mean the White Sox will be compensated with draft picks should either player sign with another club.

Konerko finished fifth in the AL MVP balloting after batting .312 with 39 homers and 111 RBIs last season. Putz was 7-5 with a 2.83 ERA and three saves in 60 appearances.

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