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Fri Jan 2619:34Abreu sticks around as White Sox rebuild
CHICAGO (AP) — The numbers are just part of the picture. Jose Abreu's value to the Chicago White Sox extends far beyond the field.So while the rebuilding project continues on the South Side, Abreu remains with the only major league team he has ever known. The slugging first baseman means so much to Chicago in so many ways that it's tough to find a trade that is worth it for the White Sox."There was clearly speculation that he could conceivably have been moved this past offseason," general manager Rick Hahn said Friday on the first day of the team's annual fan convention. "Part of the reason that he wasn't is that we do put a large value on what he does in the clubhouse, how he represents himself and the organization, what he does for our young players. The way he goes about his business is the epitome of what we expect from a White Sox player."That probably leads to us valuing him more highly than other organizations who haven't had the pleasure of having him, which makes it that muc... [More]
Fri Jan 1220:12White Sox avoid arbitration with Abreu, 3 others
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $13 million, one-year deal with slugger Jose Abreu.The White Sox avoided arbitration with Abreu and three other players, also reaching one-year deals Friday with infielder Leury García ($1,175,000) and left-handers Luis Avilán ($2.45 million) and Carlos Rodón ($2.3 million).Outfielder Avisaíl García and infielder Yolmer Sánchez remain eligible for arbitration. Garcia asked for $6.7 million and was offered $5.85 million, Sanchez sought $2.35 million and was offered $2.1 million.Abreu has reached the 30-home run mark three times and driven in at least 100 runs in all four of his major league seasons. The first baseman hit .304 with 33 homers and 102 RBIs last year.Avilan was acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-team trade last week.___More AP baseball: https://apnews.com/tag/MLBbaseball
Thu Jan 1120:22Donaldson, Machado, Bryant, Rendon in arbitration hot corner
NEW YORK (AP) — The hot corner figures to be sizzling Friday when players and team swap proposed salaries in arbitration.Toronto's Josh Donaldson, Baltimore's Manny Machado, Washington's Anthony Rendon and the Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant were among the more than 170 players headed to the exchange. But most are likely to reach agreement Friday, the busiest day of the offseason.Machado and Donaldson can become free agents after this season and are expected to command one-year deals approaching or exceeding $20 million. A three-time All-Star, the 25-year-old Machado hit. 259 with 33 homers and 95 RBIs last year, when he made $11.5 million. He has been mentioned in persistent trade rumors.Donaldson, 32, is a three-time All-Star and the 2015 AL MVP. He rebounded from an injury-slowed 2016 to hit .270 last season with 33 homers and 78 RBIs. Donaldson earned $17 million last year in the final season of a $28.65 million, two-year deal.Rendon set career bests with a .301 average, 25 homers and ... [More]
Mon Oct 2 201701:511B Jose Abreu finished season hitting .304, with 33 home runs, a...
1B Jose Abreu finished the season hitting .304, with 33 home runs, and 103 RBIs. He was in the top 10 in the American League in virtually every meaningful offensive category, and is the first player in major league history to begin his career with four or more consecutive seasons of 25-plus home runs and 100-plus RBIs. "He's everything you'd want in a teammate," said Manager Rick Renteria. "He's taken a huge leadership role for us this year."
Sun Oct 1 201703:381B Jose Abreu continued to torment Corey Kluber
1B Jose Abreu continued to torment Corey Kluber. Abreu had a single and double in two at-bats against Kluber. That raised Abreu's career average against Kluber to .356 (16-for-45), with five home runs and 12 RBIs. Abreu this year has 58 multi-hit games, the second most in the American League.
Wed Sep 27 201705:561B Jose Abreu 3-4 with pair of home runs
1B Jose Abreu went 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs. It was his 11th multi-homer game and fifth this season. His 124 career home runs are tied with Sherm Lollar for fourth place on the White Sox all-time list. He also has 81 extra-base hits this season, the fourth most by a White Sox player in franchise history and most since Magglio Ordonez (86) in 2002.
Sun Sep 24 201703:45DH Jose Abreu 1-4 with two RBIs to reach 100 RBIs this season
DH Jose Abreu went 1-for-4 with two RBIs to reach 100 RBIs this season. He joined Joe DiMaggio and Albert Pujols as the only players with at least 25 home runs and 100 RBIs in their first four major league seasons. Abreu also joined DiMaggio, Pujols, Al Simmons and Ted Williams as the only players with at least 100 RBIs in their first four major league seasons. "It was nice," White Sox manager Rick Renteria said. "I think as much as all the different things are going on for us as a team and as an organization, you still have one guy that continues to be now, for the fourth season, a part of an elite class."
Wed Sep 20 201705:121B Jose Abreu reached twice on fielding errors after recording w...
1B Jose Abreu reached twice on fielding errors after recording a walk and an RBI double. His run-scoring hit in the third inning came against Astros RHP Collin McHugh and scored Yoan Moncada. Abreu has 98 RBIs on the season, two shy of posting his fourth career 100-RBI year.
Sun Sep 17 201705:221B Jose Abreu seems to be in middle of everything for White Sox
1B Jose Abreu seems to be in the middle of everything for the White Sox. Like Saturday evening. Abreu walked with two out ahead of LF Nicky Delmonico's two-run home run. He singled in a run during the second and hit a sacrifice fly in the fourth as Chicago fashioned a 7-3 lead. His two RBI gave him 97 for the season and mean he's just one good game from his third season with 30 home runs plus 100 RBIs. "He's doing a nice job and we're hopeful he can get it," manager Rick Renteria said.
Sat Sep 16 201704:071B Jose Abreu seems to be all right after getting hit on hand by...
1B Jose Abreu seems to be all right after getting hit on the hand by a pitch from Detroit RHP Alex Wilson on Friday night. Abreu stayed in the game and went to first. "It hit him off the pinkie," manager Rick Renteria said. "He said he was fine."
Tue Sep 12 201706:441B Jose Abreu recorded third straight multi-hit game and seventh...
1B Jose Abreu recorded his third straight multi-hit game and his seventh career four-hit game, six of them this season. He logged his sixth triple of the season and his second in three games. His seventh inning double was his 75th extra-base hit, which is the most by a White Sox since Jermaine Dye's 77 in 2008.
Mon Sep 11 201701:201B Jose Abreu hit two home runs Sunday against Giants to give hi...
1B Jose Abreu hit two home runs Sunday against the Giants to give him 31 for the season. Abreu has four multi-homer games this season and 10 in his career. He has hit 30 home runs in a season three times in his career. Abreu also hit for the cycle Saturday against the Giants, joining six others in accomplishing the feat this season. The seven cycles are the second most in a major league season behind eight in 2009 and 1933.
Sun Sep 10 201723:28MLB roundup: Nationals clinch NL East title
WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg allowed two hits in eight scoreless innings as the Washington Nationals edged the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday and clinched the National League East title.Strasburg (13-4) extended his scoreless streak to 34 innings, and the Nationals wrapped up the division when the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins. He struck out 10 and set a franchise record for the longest scoreless streak.Trea Turner hit a solo homer for Washington, while Victor Robles and Adrian Sanchez added RBI doubles.Nick Williams hit a two-run single in the ninth inning for Philadelphia, but Ryan Madson closed out his first save for the Nationals.Indians 3, Orioles 2CLEVELAND -- Roberto Perez and Francisco Lindor hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning, and Trevor Bauer made a quality start as Cleveland beat Baltimore to extend its winning streak to 18 games.The Indians tied the 1953 New York Yankees for the fifth-longest winning streak in major league history.Bauer (16-8) pitch... [More]
Sun Sep 10 201721:04MLB Roundup: Nationals clinch NL East title
WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg allowed two hits in eight scoreless innings as the Washington Nationals edged the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday and clinched the National League East Division title.Strasburg (13-4) extended his scoreless streak to 34 innings as the Nationals clinched the division when Atlanta beat Miami. He struck out 10 and set a franchise record for the longest scoreless streak.Trea Turner hit a solo homer for Washington while Victor Robles and Adrian Sanchez added RBI doubles.Nick Williams hit a two-run single in the ninth inning for Philadelphia.Brewers 3, Cubs 1CHICAGO -- Zach Davies pitched seven strong innings for his major league-leading 17th win, Travis Shaw launched a tiebreaking two-run homer in the sixth inning and Milwaukee beat Chicago.The Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the defending World Series champions at Wrigley Field and closed to two games behind NL Central-leading Chicago. Milwaukee outscored the Cubs 20-3 in the series as Davies (17-8)... [More]
Sun Sep 10 201705:101B Jose Abreu hit for cycle Saturday against Giants
1B Jose Abreu hit for the cycle Saturday against the Giants. He tripled in the eighth inning to accomplish the feat, becoming the sixth White Sox player to do so and the first since Jose Valentin in 2000 against Baltimore. Abreu also hit his 29th home run, a two-out solo shot in the first inning against Giants RHP Jeff Samardzija.
Sun Sep 10 201702:46MLB roundup: Indians extend win streak to 17
CLEVELAND -- Francisco Lindor homered and Carlos Santana added two doubles as the Cleveland Indians ran their team-record winning streak to 17 games with a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.Cleveland has outscored opponents 122-32 during this streak which is the second longest in the majors since 1954.Josh Tomlin (9-9) allowed two runs and five innings while Cody Allen notched his 25th save.Adam Jones hit an RBI single and Tim Beckham homered for Baltimore.Yankees 3, Rangers 1ARLINGTON, Texas -- Luis Severino and two relievers combined on a one-hitter as New York rallied late to beat Texas.Severino took a no-decision after striking out 10 in seven innings as New York scored its runs in the final two innings on a sacrifice fly by Chase Headley in the eighth, an RBI single by Tyler Austin and a bases-loaded walk by Headley in the ninth.Brett Nicholas' RBI double in the fifth accounted for the Rangers' lone hit. Andrew Cashner allowed four hits in seven-plus innings.Brewe... [More]
Fri Sep 8 201704:091B Jose Abreu returned to first base Thursday after filling desi...
1B Jose Abreu returned to first base Thursday after filling the designated hitter role for four games while dealing with an elbow injury. Abreu had been throwing over the last couple days and showed enough improvement to get back into the field. Abreu homered in his first at-bat Thursday night. He passed A.J. Pierzynski (118) for sole possession of 16th place on the White Sox career home run list.
Tue Sep 5 201704:141B Jose Abreu 1-4 Monday against Indians
1B Jose Abreu went 1-for-4 Monday against the Indians. He is batting .385 with eight home runs and 14 RBIs in his last 20 games. He is hitting .300 this season.
Mon Sep 4 201702:461B Jose Abreu returned to lineup Sunday afternoon after missing ...
1B Jose Abreu returned to the lineup Sunday afternoon after missing the previous three games because of a sore elbow. He went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run, which marked his 27th homer of the season.
Sun Sep 3 201706:251B Jose Abreu missed third straight game on Saturday with right ...
1B Jose Abreu missed his third straight game on Saturday with a right elbow injury. Abreu received treatment on the elbow and is still experiencing soreness. Manager Rick Renteria said Abreu has made a case to play, but that he is not yet where Renteria wants him health-wise. "I've got to take it out of his hands and say it's much better to allow you to continue to heal and feel better," Renteria said. "Obviously, he does feel better, but not to my satisfaction."
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