Jose Abreu RUMORS & NEWS

  • Abreu doesn't rule out HRD to AL captain Bautista

    MLB.com "Don't rule out Jose Abreu for the Gillette Home Run Derby just yet. The White Sox rookie slugger told American League Derby captain Jose Bautista to keep the lines of communication open as the Blue Jays' right fielder considers his options for the five-man squad. Abreu had said earlier in the..." June 30

  • Jose Abreu: I’d pass on Home Run Derby invitation

    Chicago Sun-Times "Thanks, but no thanks. That would be Jose Abreu’s reply if he’s invited to participate in the 2014 Home Run Derby the night before the All-Star Game in Minneapolis. ‘‘Home Run Derby is not something I’m too crazy about,’’ Abreu told the Sun-Times on Tuesday through a translator. ‘‘It’s a..." June 25

  • Jose Abreu among favorites for AL Rookie of the Year

    CSN Chicago "Jose Abreu's great start has him among the top contenders for American League rookie of the year, according to oddsmakers. The White Sox first baseman has a 3/1 chance of taking home the award per Bovada. Abreu has a .265/.320/.603 slash line with 19 home runs and 51 RBIs in 242 plate..." June 18

  • White Sox activate Jose Abreu off the disabled list

    Hardball Talk "White Sox rookie Jose Abreu is back from the disabled list after missing two-plus weeks with an ankle injury. Abreu was off to a historic start to his career before the injury, smacking 15 homers and driving in 42 runs through 44 games." June 02

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    Scott Merkin @scottmerkin

    Abreu will be activated before Monday's game

  • Abreu remains on track for Monday

    ESPN.com "Jose Abreu remains on track to return from the disabled list Monday, with Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura stopping just short of saying his rookie is guaranteed to be back on the first day he is eligible to come back. “I’m hopeful,” Ventura said. “We’re going to get him some workouts..." May 31

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    Scott Merkin @scottmerkin

    Abreu took 25 ground balls, played catch for 10 minutes and then hit 30 off of a tee. He felt great.

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    Dan Hayes @DanHayesCSN

    Jose Abreu no longer wearing Das Boot of immobilization. #WhiteSox

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    Dan Hayes @DanHayesCSN

    Jose Abreu will be in a boot for next several days and to be re-evaluated during homestand. #WhiteSox

  • White Sox place Jose Abreu on DL

    ESPN.com "Chicago White Sox rookie first baseman Jose Abreu, the major league leader in home runs, was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with tendinitis in his left ankle. The White Sox announced that Abreu has been diagnosed with posterior tibia tendinitis in the ankle. Speedy outfielder Adam..." May 18

  • Jose Abreu leaves White Sox game early with sore ankle

    CSN Chicago "Jose Abreu exited Thursday night’s blowout loss early with a left ankle injury. Though the White Sox first baseman could be seen limping down the line several times, manager Robin Ventura downplayed any concerns about the severity. Abreu remained in the 12-5 loss to the Cubs until the bottom..." May 09

  • Jose Abreu was not going to escape Jerry Reinsdorf

    Chicago Sun-Times "When Ken Williams went on a scouting mission to the Dominican Republic in October to see Jose Abreu, he hoped he wouldn’t like what he’d see. “The prices on some of these signings have gotten out of control,’’ Williams said, and there was talk that Abreu’s contract would exceed fellow Cuban..." May 01

  • Jose Abreu's stunning debut likely just the beginning

    USA Today "It was 50 degrees under overcast skies at U.S. Cellular Field before a game this week when the four Cuban-born players on the Chicago White Sox – Jose Abreu, Alexei Ramirez, Dayan Viciedo and Adrian Nieto – posed for photos behind the batting cage holding the island's flag. Abreu, who set major..." May 01

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    Dan Hayes @DanHayesCSN

    Jose Abreu has been replaced in lineup by Dan Black. Abreu left game early yesterday. Tyler Flowers is listed in lineup. #WhiteSox

  • White Sox’ Jose Abreu gets first taste of major-league pitching

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jose Abreu was getting his first taste of major-league pitching, and he didn’t want to push himself away from the table. The prized free-agent first baseman, who had two at-bats from the cleanup spot during the team’s Cactus League opener Friday, showed patience at the plate and a little pop,..." March 01

  • Jose Abreu deal looking even better for White Sox

    Chicago Sun-Times "So far, no buyer’s remorse for the White Sox. After plunking down $68 million on a six-year contract for power-hitting Cuban first baseman Jose Abreu in October, the Sox remain tickled with their purchase. In fact, after seeing Abreu in the flesh again at a minicamp for hitters at the Sox..." January 19

  • Jose Abreu's first White Sox impression was a good one

    CSN Chicago "The White Sox had got a good look at Jose Abreu on Tuesday and they like what they have so far. The Cuban slugger is one of many young White Sox hitters at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. this week to take part in the team’s mini-hitter camp. For most of the White Sox staff it’s the first..." January 15