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The 1B that got away

The 1B that got away

The Red Sox dearly wanted to sign Jose Abreu in the fall of 2013, but their six-year, $60 million offer fell short to the White Sox. Since the 2014 season, the Red Sox have gone through a succession of first basemen — primarily Mike Napoli, Hanley Ramirez and Mitch Moreland — who never came close to approaching the production Abreu has given the White Sox.Production from Jose Abreu compared to Red Sox first basemen since 2014, including MLB rank:HR Jose Abreu 146 Red Sox 121 (20th)BA Jose Abreu  .295 Red Sox .244 (23rd) OBPJose Abreu  .353 Red Sox  .329 (16th) SLGJose Abreu...
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MLB Notes: Red Sox have been cornered without Jose Abreu

MLB Notes: Red Sox have been cornered without Jose Abreu

Subtitle: Failure to acquire Cuban slugger still costsThe Red Sox are doing more than OK for themselves this season without Jose Abreu.Based on new details on just how badly they wanted to sign him five years ago, however, it’s worth exploring the alternative reality with Abreu on the Red Sox since 2014. That stretch does include division titles (likely) each of the last three years, but also last-place finishes in 2014-15, immediately after Abreu slipped their grasp.While Abreu was mashing for the White Sox, the Red Sox were searching for better answers at first base, turning to and then...

White Sox lose on throwing error in 10th, fall to Royals 4-3; Jose Abreu gets 3 hits in return from DL

Reliever Jeanmar Gomez threw away a bunt in the 10th inning Monday night, giving the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 win over the White Sox. Brian Goodwin led off the Royals 10th with a sharp double. Alcides Escobar then bunted and Gomez (0-2) made a wild toss over third baseman Yolmer Sanchez, letting...
Chicago Sun-Times Sep 10, 2018

Jose Abreu brings bat, presence back to White Sox

The White Sox reinstated Jose Abreu from the disabled list Monday after a 19-day absence. “The toughest part was not being with the team," he said.

White Sox activate Jose Abreu from disabled list

The White Sox activated Jose Abreu from the disabled list Monday in time for the series opener in Kansas City, and manager Rick Renteria indicated the first baseman might be in the lineup. Abreu missed 18 games after he reported feeling pain before a home game against the Twins on Aug. 21 and required...
Chicago Sun-Times Sep 10, 2018

Jose Abreu returns to White Sox lineup to face Royals

Jose Abreu is back off the DL before Sox-Royals after roughly three weeks on the mend.

Jose Abreu expected to return to White Sox lineup this week

Jose Abreu is expected to rejoin the White Sox lineup this week, perhaps as early as Monday in Kansas City. He fielded grounds balls and ran on the field Sunday after taking live batting practice Saturday. The Sox could use a lift, although they have averaged 4.1 in the 19 games he has missed after...
Chicago Sun-Times Sep 4, 2018

Jose Abreu eyes return for final weeks of White Sox’ season

Abreu won't reach the numbers he wanted for 2018, but it's OK. ‘‘I’m just thankful to God because I’m healthy, and that’s what’s important,’’ he said.

White Sox star Jose Abreu reveals his 'lower abdomen/groin' injury was testicular torsion

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu revealed that the “lower abdomen/groin area” injury that sent him to the disabled list last month was testicular torsion, and he needed emergency surgery to save one of his testicles. “It was one of my testicles turned sideways and was strangled. The doctor had...

Jose Abreu is on target for a mid-September return to the White Sox

Jose Abreu was in the White Sox clubhouse Monday and did some upper-body work as part of his recovery from the abdominal surgery he underwent last month. General manager Rick Hahn said the team hopes to activate the first baseman in mid-September and that “he’s slowly improving.” “He’s feeling...

White Sox's Jose Abreu 'doing well'; 'no doubt' about his return

Jose Abreu is “doing well” a little less than a week into his expected two-weeks off to heal a lower abdomen/groin injury that required outpatient surgery, White Sox manager Rick Renteria said Sunday. “”We have to get him acclimated back to baseball activity before we get him in the game,” Renteria...

Nicky Delmonico moves to first base as White Sox play Twins

Nicky Delmonico is getting a chance to play first base today with Jose Abreu hitting the DL. Matt Davidson is the DH against the Twins. Carlos Rodon pitches for the Sox vs. Kyle Gibson for the Twins. Joe McEwing remains interim manager as Rick Renteria is in the hospital. Here’s the lineup for...
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 22, 2018

White Sox get righty Felix Paulino from Phils for Luis Avilan; Jose Abreu on DL

Less than 24 hours after Michael Kopech's debut, the White Sox made a move that will remind fans that they're only in Year 2 of their rebuild.
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 21, 2018

White Sox’ Abreu undergoes outpatient surgery, out for two weeks

White Sox All-Star Jose Abreu was treated for lower abdomen pain after complaining of discomfort when he arrived at the ballpark Tuesday.

Michael Kopech makes long-awaited White Sox debut; Jose Abreu out of lineup against Twins

Michael Kopech is making his long-awaited White Sox debut Tuesday night against the Twins at Guaranteed Rate Field, but he’ll have to do so without All-Star first baseman Jose Abreu. No explanation has been given for Abreu’s absence. He has been pounding the ball for a month (.350 with nine home...

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