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Gordon Beckham adjusting nicely to being role player for White Sox

Gordon Beckham adjusting nicely to being role player for White Sox

Gordon Beckham is no longer the young first-round draft pick burdened by perhaps unrealistic expectations. Now a role player, he can come off the bench and contribute defensively at third or second base. And Sunday afternoon, he blasted a game-winning home run in the 11th for the White Sox. "You never know when you are going to be called, so you always have to be loose enough to not worry about it," Beckham said. Beckham also initiated a key bases-loaded double play in the top of the 11th to keep the score tied. Adam Rosales had led off the 11th with a double down the line that Beckham might have stabbed if he hadn't thought it was going foul. "Let's just say...

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