Chicago White Sox defeat Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4

PITTSBURGH -- At this stage in his career, White Sox slugger Paul Konerko isn't easily impressed.

Then again, he hasn't exactly seen too many prospects like Washington Nationals phenom Stephen Strasburg, either.

''Just from my perspective, barring an injury, this guy looks like he's going to be the next great pitcher,'' Konerko said on the eve of the Sox' matchup tonight against Strasburg in Washington. ''I mean, an American League team, who knows if you'll face him ...