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Third is hot spot for White Sox

Teahen counting on resurgence as he prepares to battle rookie Morel for third-base job

Updated: February 14, 2011, 6:35 PM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

If there is anything a couple of guys from a pair of edge-of-the-desert California towns have in common it's that they know how to take the heat.

Brent Morel of Bakersfield and Mark Teahen of Yucaipa should do just fine when the blazing sun settles over Arizona's parched soil, but how they hold up in the battle for the starting third-base job will be one of the intriguing dramas of spring training for the Chicago White Sox.

"I'm really excited, like everybody else here," said ...

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