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Dunn takes home another Comeback Player of the Year award

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Dunn takes home another Comeback Player of the Year award

Adam Dunn's AL Comeback Player of the Year awards just keep coming.

After earning The Sporting News' accolade earlier this fall, the White Sox slugger took home the Players Choice award Monday night. Each award is voted on by players from each league and presented by the MLBPA.

Dunn only hit .204, but mashed 41 homers to go along with 96 RBI and 87 runs. He led the AL in both walks (105) and strikeouts (222) and put up an .800 OPS in 649 plate appearances.

In 2011, Dunn hit .159.292.277 with only 11 homers, 42 RBI and 36 runs in just 153 less plate appearances (496). His 30 homer increase was the fourth-best of all time, behind only Brady Anderson, Lou Gehrig and Sammy Sosa. It was the highest increase in White Sox history.

In response to The Sporting News award on Oct. 23, Dunn said it was a "bittersweet" feeling.

Despite his personal performance, Dunn was disappointed in the way 2012 ended and believes he can even improve his numbers in 2013, with just a few minor adjustments.

The White Sox turned Comerica Park into a Home Run Derby in Saturday's win

The White Sox turned Comerica Park into a Home Run Derby in Saturday's win

Chicks dug the White Sox on Saturday.

The South Siders hit four home runs in their 8-3 dismantling of the Tigers at Comerica Park. Tim Anderson stayed red-hot with a pair of long balls, Jose Abreu went deep in addition to his pair of doubles, and Daniel Palka made some interesting history with his long ball (see below).

We'll let our stat guru Chris Kamka take it from here.

Since their 10-29 start the White Sox are a respectable 6-4. Days at the plate like Saturday sure help.

Charlie Tilson plays in Detroit for first time since getting injured in his MLB debut

Charlie Tilson plays in Detroit for first time since getting injured in his MLB debut

For over two years, Charlie Tilson was starting to look like his own version of "Moonlight" Graham, the player made famous in the movie "Field of Dreams" because he played in one major league game and never got to bat.

The White Sox traded for Tilson just before the trade deadline passed in 2016. Two days later he made his big league debut with the White Sox in Detroit. He got a single in his first at-bat, but left the game with an injury and missed the rest of the season. Tilson also missed all of the 2017 season and his MLB future was starting to come into question.

Back healthy, Tilson started this season in Triple-A Charlotte and hit .248 in 39 games when he got called up to replace Leury Garcia, who was placed on the disabled list. On Thursday, Tilson returned to a big league field for the first time in more than 20 months. He went 0-for-3 in a loss to Baltimore.

Friday marked a return to the site of Tilson's big league debut and the injury that made it such a brief stint. Tilson has now played three big league games, over the course of nearly 21 months, and two of them have been in Detroit.

Tilson went 1-for-4, meaning both his hits are in Comerica Park. The White Sox lost 5-4 after giving up three runs in the bottom of the eighth.