1. Alex Rios had a historically bad year in 2011, chalking up a Wins Above Replacement rating of -1.7. Simply put, that means any old Triple-A outfielder would’ve helped the Chicago White Sox win 1.7 more games than the $12.5 million-earning Rios.
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3. It was only the fourth time that a player has had at least six hits and two steals in a game. The person to do it was Sammy Sosa 20 years ago.
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