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'Hawk' back in the television booth

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OAKLAND -- White Sox play-by-play man Ken "Hawk" Harrelson made his return to the television booth Friday after missing two games at Wrigley Field because of a sore throat. Steve Stone and Mike Huff filled in during Harrelson's absence.

Harreleson's return to the booth against the Moneyball-minded A's is fitting after he took to MLB Network in April to renounce the importance of advanced statistics in evaluating players.

Harreleson, who has been quoted in the past as calling sabermetrics "the most overrated thing to come into baseball," told "MLB Now" his preferred metric is "TWTW," or "The Will To Win."

Jeff Kirshman is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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