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Jose Abreu | First Baseman | #79

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/29/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 260
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2013 / UDFA / CWS
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Jose Abreu delivered a two-run single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to give the White Sox a 4-3 win over the Yankees on Tuesday.
He previously had an RBI double in the contest. Despite a slow start, Abreu is up to 51 RBI, putting him on pace to reach the century mark for the fourth time in four seasons as a major leaguer. Jun 27 - 11:57 PM

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Jose Abreu went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run in Thursday's win over the Twins.

Abreu connected for a two-run shot off Nik Turley in what would eventually evolve into a five-run first inning by the White Sox. The dinger was his 13th of the season and bumped his RBI total up to 47 in 280 at-bats. He has been swinging a hot power stick of late, having bopped three homers in his last five games.
Jun 22 - 10:12 PM

Jose Abreu had a monster day at the plate in Tuesday's loss to the Twins, going 4-for-4 with a homer, two doubles and two RBI.

Abreu also scored a pair of runs in the contest. Abreu got the White Sox on the board with an RBI double in the second inning. He then clubbed a solo homer in the sixth that pulled the White Sox to within a run at 8-7. That would be as close as they would get though. He has been a force in the middle of the White Sox' lineups this season, slashing .303/.357/.509 with 12 homers and 45 RBI.
Jun 21 - 12:24 AM

Jose Abreu went 1-for-4 with two RBI in Chicago's loss to the Blue Jays on Sunday.

Abreu hit his 11th home run of the season on Saturday and notched his 42nd and 43rd RBI on Sunday afternoon. The first baseman has a .293/.347/.485 overall slash line in 2017.
Jun 18 - 4:24 PM

Jose Abreu crushed his 11th home run of the season on Saturday as the White Sox dispatched of the Blue Jays in Toronto.

Abreu's solo shot off of Marcus Stroman extended the White Sox' advantage to 3-1 in the sixth inning. It would be his lone hit in four at-bats on the afternoon. Abreu is enjoying another solid season at the dish, slashing .294/.348/.489 with 11 home runs and 41 RBI.
Jun 17 - 4:01 PM

Jose Abreu (leg) finished 3-for-5 with a double, run scored and RBI in Saturday's game in Cleveland.

Abreu was clipped on the left knee by a pitch from reliever Andrew Miller in Friday's game, forcing manager Rick Renteria to make two lineup cards for Saturday. However, Abreu let the skipper know Saturday morning that he was available and he obviously did not show any ill effects of the injury in the win.
Jun 11 - 12:23 AM

Jose Abreu (leg) is back in the White Sox's lineup for Saturday's game against the Indians.

Abreu had to leave Friday night's game after getting plunked by Indians reliever Andrew Miller, but obviously it wasn't anything serious. He'll man his usual post at first base and bat third against Cleveland starter Josh Tomlin.
Jun 10 - 5:21 PM

Jose Abreu left Friday's game against the Indians with a bruised left leg.

Abreu was helped off after getting plunked by an Andrew Miller slider in the seventh inning. He went 0-for-1 with a walk and a sac fly before exiting. Todd Frazier replaced Abreu at first base with Yolmer Sanchez taking over at third. Abreu is likely headed for X-rays. This would be a big loss for the White Sox.
Jun 9 - 10:33 PM

Jose Abreu went 1-for-4 and drove in his club's only run of the game in a loss to the Rays on Wednesday.

His first-inning single plated Leury Garcia with the first run of the game but that was all the White Sox would manage all night. Abreu is having a solid season, batting .278/.332/.471 with 10 homers, 32 runs and 32 RBI. He hasn't stolen a base since his rookie season in 2014.
Jun 7 - 11:29 PM

Jose Abreu went 4-for-5 with a two-run home run and three total RBI in Wednesday's 8-6 loss to the Diamondbacks.

Abreu fell a triple short of the cycle in this monster showing. He drove in his runs with a no-doubt two-run homer to right which traveled an estimated 441 feet in the sixth inning and an RBI single in the seventh. Through 44 games played, the slugger is working to a .291/.347/.531 triple-slash with 10 homers and 27 RBI. Five of those 10 home runs have come in his last 10 games.
May 24 - 6:57 PM

Jose Abreu finished 2-for-5 with a solo home run and two runs scored in Tuesday's game at Arizona.

Abreu was ice cold out of the chute, failing to hit his first home run of the season until April 29. Since then he has started to make up for lost time, belting nine homers over the past 23 outings. He has also hit safely in each of the past five and eight of the past nine.
May 24 - 1:47 AM

Jose Abreu went 3-for-5 and homered as the White Sox edged the Mariners 2-1 in 10 innings Friday.

Melky Cabrera had the go-ahead double in the 10th. Jose Quintana and David Robertson combined on a one-hitter for the White Sox; the lone run came in the second when Danny Valencia tripled and Ben Gamel scored him on a sac fly. Abreu's homer was his eighth. All of them have come in his last 19 games.
May 20 - 2:35 AM

Jose Abreu went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer Wednesday versus the Angels.

Abreu is hitting .325 with seven homers and 15 RBI in his last 21 games. He didn't have a single homer through 20 games this year.
May 18 - 2:00 AM

Jose Abreu went 2-for-4 and drilled a two-run homer in Saturday's loss to the Orioles.

The blast off Mychal Givens brought the White Sox to within a run in the eighth inning, but they would not score again. Abreu has heated up after a sluggish start, now batting .294/.342/.514 with five homers and 16 RBI in 117 plate appearances.
May 6 - 11:44 PM

Jose Abreu continued his hot-hitting in Friday's loss to the Orioles, going 3-for-5 with a double.

Abreu is locked in at the dish and now has eight multi-hit games in his last 11 starts. With the three-hit effort, he's now hitting .286/.336/.486 with four homers and 14 RBI on the season.
May 5 - 10:26 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Geovany Soto
2Omar Narvaez
3Kevan Smith
1B1Jose Abreu
2B1Tyler Saladino
2Yolmer Sanchez
SS1Tim Anderson
3B1Todd Frazier
LF1Melky Cabrera
CF1Charlie Tilson
2Leury Garcia
3Alen Hanson
4Adam Engel
RF1Avisail Garcia
DH1Matt Davidson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jose Quintana
2James Shields
3Carlos Rodon
4Miguel Gonzalez
5Derek Holland
6Dylan Covey
7Mike Pelfrey
8David Holmberg
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1David Robertson
2Nate Jones
3Zach Putnam
4Tommy Kahnle
5Michael Ynoa
6Jake Petricka
7Dan Jennings
8Anthony Swarzak
9Chris Beck