Jose Abreu RUMORS & NEWS

  • White Sox re-sign first baseman Jose Abreu to a three-year, $50 million deal

    USA Today "The Chicago White Sox are making an immediate splash in the free-agent market, spending nearly $125 million on two free agents in a matter of days.  One day after signing catcher Yasmani Grandal to a club-record four-year, $73 million deal, they agreed to re-sign..." November 22

  • Jose Abreu Accepts Qualifying Offer From White Sox

    MLB Trade Rumors "Jose Abreu will stay with the White Sox rather than test the free agent market, as’s Jeff Passan reports (Twitter link) that the first baseman has accepted the team’s one-year, $17.8MM qualifying offer. The team has since announced that Abreu is indeed returning after..." November 14

  • Marlins Interested In Jose Abreu

    Clutch Points "The Miami Marlins find themselves in an interesting position heading into this winter. They are undeniably one of the worst teams in baseball, and most of their most effective players are entering the latter half of their 20s, making these players potentially expendable in..." November 14

  • White Sox, Jose Abreu reportedly discussing long-term contract extension

    Larry Brown Sports "Jose Abreu is a free agent this offseason and could be looking at re-signing with the Chicago White Sox. Abreu and the White Sox are discussing a long-term contract extension, according to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Initially an international free..." November 08

  • 7 free agents who could sign early "The slow burn of free agency in recent years has become the norm, with players and clubs dancing with each other throughout the offseason before ultimately matching up. But once in a while, a team and a player match up so easily, the signing gets done before the calendar turns to..." November 08

  • Free Agent Stock Watch: Jose Abreu

    MLB Trade Rumors "It isn’t uncommon for any free agent and team to profess some level of mutual interest as the player approaches the open market.  Still, given the amount of connection between the White Sox and Jose Abreu, it still seems a bit surprising that the first baseman is still slated..." October 27

  • Baseball's Most Interesting Free Agents Entering The Offseason

    The Big Lead "With the World Series end apparently well on its way, baseball's offseason is looming large. The lack of on-field activity doesn't mean a quiet few months for America's Pastime, though. Some of baseball's biggest names are up for movement, after all... 1B/DH Jose..." October 24

  • Are 1,000 RBIs within reach for White Sox’ Jose Abreu?

    Chicago Sun-Times "In his sixth year with the White Sox, first baseman Jose Abreu has started to reach milestones with his 1,000th hit and fifth 100-RBI season. What milestones might be ahead? We can gaze into the crystal ball with a Bill James formula called “My Favorite..." September 03

  • In reaching 1,000 hits, Jose Abreu shows why he's this generation's Mr. White Sox

    NBC Sports Bay Area "It hasn't been difficult to figure out why Jose Abreu wants to be a part of the White Sox moving forward. He keeps telling us. Repeated declarations of love for the organization, excitement over the rebuilding team's future and promises that he'll sign himself to a..." August 25

  • In interview, Jose Abreu says Jerry Reinsdorf told him he'll never play for another team

    NBC Sports Chicago "The evidence that Jose Abreu will be back with the White Sox after his contract ends at the end of this season has been ample throughout 2019. Here's some more. In an interview with the Sun-Times' Daryl Van Schouwen, the slugging first baseman said that White..." August 21

  • White Sox can contend for postseason in 2020, Jose Abreu says

    Chicago Sun-Times "The White Sox, 14-24 since the All-Star break and owners of a 56-68 record after defeating the Twins 6-4 on Monday night, have nothing to fight for as they head for the finish line of a seventh consecutive losing season. They can annoy teams like the American League Central leaders,..." August 20

  • What does Jose Abreu's 2019 say about the kind of future he could have?

    NBC Sports Chicago "There's been so much talk about whether the White Sox will bring Jose Abreu back following the end of the 2019 season. All the talk from the White Sox and from Abreu himself would lead you to believe that it's almost a foregone conclusion that Abreu will be a South Sider..." August 07

  • Jose Abreu Reportedly Won’t Receive In-Season Extension Offer

    MLB Trade Rumors "The White Sox aren’t planning to offer pending free-agent first baseman/designated hitter Jose Abreu a contract extension this season, Bruce Levine of 670 The Scorereports. However, the club and Abreu have long been open about their desire to stay together past this year,..." August 02

  • Report: Rays want Jose Abreu ‘bad’

    Larry Brown Sports "Sitting just half a game out of a Wild Card Spot, the Tampa Bay Rays appear to have a preferred trade target in mind as the Jul. 31 deadline nears. Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports spoke with Joe Ostrowski of WSCR in Chicago on Monday and said that the Rays want Chicago..." July 30