Dunn takes home another Comeback Player of the Year award

Dunn takes home another Comeback Player of the Year award
November 6, 2012, 2:23 am
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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.