New Caney High School standout Adam Dunn powers Chicago past Kansas City
Adam Dunn hit his 28th homer run of the season Sunday, as the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals, 2-1.
On the season, Dunn is batting .212 with 65 RBI.
The Cincinnati Reds drafted Dunn in the second round (50th overall) of the 1998 amateur Draft. He made his big league debut on July 20, 2001 and went on to set a rookie record for most home runs in a month, with 12, in August 2001.
Dunn spent eight seasons with the Reds before being traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Aug. 11, 2008 for three players. A free agent after the season for the first time, he signed a two-year contract to play for the Washington Nationals. On Dec. 2, 2010, Dunn signed a four-year, $56 million contract with Chicago.
Dunn was born Nov. 9, 1979, in Houston.
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