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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
Contract: view contract details

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Jose Abreu went 4-for-5 with a solo home run, a triple and three runs scored in Saturday's loss to the Rangers.
Abreu did everything in his power to keep the White Sox in this one, but he was only able to do so much given that his team surrendered 17 runs. As consistent a hitter as there is in the game, Abreu is slashing a sturdy .301/.351/.534 with 24 homers and 75 RBI across 119 games played. The first baseman has homered in three of his last four games and picked up multiple hits in six of his last seven games. Aug 20 - 12:38 AM

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Jose Abreu went 2-for-5 and scored a run in a win over the Rangers on Friday.

Both hits were singles and he rode home on a Nick Delmonico home run in the sixth inning. The veteran first baseman is batting .295/.346/.521 with 23 home runs and 75 RBI in 118 games.
Aug 19 - 1:06 AM

Jose Abreu went 2-for-5 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored in Thursday's loss to the Rangers.

Abreu delivered a two-run single in the third inning and tacked on a solo blast in the ninth to pull the Sox within a run. The homer was his second in as many games and his fourth in his last five, giving him 23 homers, 75 RBI and 67 runs scored on the year. The 30-year-old is hitting a robust .294/.346/.522 in 117 games for the rebuilding Sox.
Aug 18 - 2:29 AM

Jose Abreu went 3-for-4 and walloped two solo home runs but his team still lost to the Royals on Saturday.

Both longballs came against starter Ian Kennedy, giving the Cuban slugger 21 for the season. He provides a nice combination of power and batting average that is getting rarer in today's game. He is slashing .290/.343/.513 with 70 RBI and 65 runs scored in 113 games.
Aug 12 - 11:02 PM

Jose Abreu went 2-for-4 with a pair of solo home runs in Thursday's loss to the Cubs.

Abreu took a Jon Lester offering for a long solo ride to left in the fourth inning, launching it an estimated 448 feet. He also socked a solo homer in the ninth that drew the White Sox to within 6-3, but there would no further late dramatics from his club. Prior to his big evening on Thursday, Abreu had not homered since July 4. For the season as a whole, the slugger is working to a .297/.352/.521 triple-slash with 18 homers and 63 RBI across 98 games played.
Jul 27 - 10:57 PM

Jose Abreu took grounders at third base before Saturday's game.

It's not uncommon for players to experiment at new positions during BP but Abreu's presence at third is notable now that Todd Frazier, who was just traded to the Yankees on Tuesday, is no longer manning the hot corner. Beat reporter Scott Merkin of was surprised at how fluid Abreu looked on the left side of the infield, though he's never played there in a major league game. Yolmer Sanchez and Matt Davidson have been sharing time at third since Frazier's departure.
Jul 22 - 9:00 PM

Jose Abreu swatted a three-run homer in Tuesday's loss to the Athletics.

Abreu's blast off of Daniel Gossett in the top of the fifth inning put the White Sox ahead at the time. It was his only hit in five trips to the dish. Abreu has gone deep three times over his last five contests.
Jul 4 - 7:24 PM

Jose Abreu clubbed his 15th homer Saturday in Chicago’s 10-4 loss to the Rangers.

He got it out of the way early, delivering a two-run blast off Cole Hamels in the first inning. The home run was Abreu’s only hit of the afternoon. Abreu continues to do damage, even with the White Sox playing themselves out of contention in the AL Central. The 30-year-old sports an impressive .296/.345/.516 slash line and now ranks sixth in the American League with 54 RBI.
Jul 1 - 6:49 PM

Jose Abreu connected for a solo homer against the Rangers on Friday.

Oddly enough, it was his first home run at home this season. Coming into Friday’s action, all 13 of his home runs were on the road. It’s a weird quirk given his past performance, so we wouldn’t make anything out of it.
Jul 1 - 1:37 AM

Jose Abreu went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles in Thursday's win over the Yankees.

The Yankees might or might not be happy about leaving Chicago -- they have to face the Astros this weekend -- but they are almost certainly happy that they no longer have to face Abreu. He feasted on them during this week's four-game set, doubling four times while picking up hits in seven of his 18 at-bats. With his two doubles on Thursday, he is up to 21 on the season. In addition, the slugger is hitting .297/.347/.503 with 13 homers and 51 RBI. He might not ever match the 36 homers he swatted as a rookie in 2014, but he has proven himself to be one of the most consistent players in the game.
Jun 30 - 2:25 AM

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

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

Depth Charts

C1Geovany Soto
2Omar Narvaez
3Kevan Smith
1B1Jose Abreu
2B1Yoan Moncada
2Tyler Saladino
SS1Tim Anderson
3B1Yolmer Sanchez
2Nick Delmonico
LF1Leury Garcia
CF1Adam Engel
2Alen Hanson
3Charlie Tilson
RF1Avisail Garcia
2Willy Garcia
DH1Matt Davidson
Starting Pitcher
S1Carlos Rodon
2James Shields
3Miguel Gonzalez
4Derek Holland
5Reynaldo Lopez
Relief Pitcher
R1Juan Minaya
2Jake Petricka
3Gregory Infante
4Chris Beck
5Aaron Bummer
6Mike Pelfrey
7Danny Farquhar
8Dylan Covey
9Zach Putnam
10Nate Jones