MLB.com's Scott Merkin talked to White Sox outfielder Jermaine Dye about his future, though Dye didn't say much. He faces a $12MM mutual option for 2010 with a $1MM buyout. Dye hit .292/.344/.541 in 645 plate appearances last year and his defense was not highly regarded.
Back when the White Sox were seemingly talking about Dye trades in December, his contract seemed reasonable. But since then Bobby Abreu signed at $5MM a year, Adam Dunn at $10MM, and Pat Burrell at $8MM.