Major League Baseball

2015 Avg.
.305
 
Career Avg.
.315
Name  Jose Abreu
Born  1/29/1987
Height  6-3
Weight  255
Number  79
Position  1B
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot4/22/2015 5:54:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu smacked his fifth homer of the season on Wednesday afternoon.
Insight: Abreu took Corey Kluber deep in the first inning for a solo shot, and he also had two more RBIs on the day as well. He now has 12 RBIs and is hitting a solid .291 overall.
 
4/22/2015 9:12:00 AM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu was 2-for-4 with two RBI in the loss to the Indians on Tuesday.
Insight: Abreu drove in the only two runs for the Chicago White Sox. Cleveland won, 6-2. Abreu hit his fourth home run of the season on Tuesday and he is also hitting .275 with nine RBI.
 
4/20/2015 1:40:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu is a career 4-for-7 versus Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer.
Insight: That's not a big deal except that the wind will be blowing out to left at at 17 mph tonight in a hitter's park and Abreu went 4-for-9 over the past two games. It all adds up to a nice play on Monday night.
 
4/18/2015 4:19:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu had a huge game during Saturday's win over Detroit.
Insight: Owners have been waiting for this. Abreu went 3-for-6 with a grand slam and two runs scored. He now has three homers and six RBIs overall.
 
4/14/2015 10:19:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu clubbed a homer on Tuesday night.
Insight: It was his second dinger of the season and only hit of the night. Abreu has just two RBIs through the early part of the season.
 
4/6/2015 7:14:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu went 1-for-3 with a solo home run as Chicago lost to Kansas City, 10-1.
Insight: Abreu picked up right where he left off in Spring Training. He also had a walk in the blowout loss. Abreu is a fantasy stud and could join Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw and Giancarlo Stanton in the top tier of fantasy players this season.
 
3/29/2015 10:34:00 AM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu went 2-for-5 on Saturday and actually lowered his spring training batting average.
Insight: That should tell owners all they need to know about Abreu's March. He is hitting .479 in 48 at-bats. It isn't all great for Abreu, though, as 19 of his 23 hits have been singles. His two hits on Saturday were also singles.
 
11/10/2014 10:23:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu won the 2014 American League Rookie of the Year award.
Insight: He won the award unanimously. Abreu hit .317/.383/.581 with 36 home runs and 107 RBI. Matt Shoemaker finished second.
 
9/24/2014 11:40:00 AM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu is a career .583 hitter (7-for-12) with two homers versus Detroit right-hander Justin Verlander
Insight: After a 29 home run first half (82 games), Abreu's number have been less impressive since the break with just six homers in 59 games. But he's still batting .316 with 35 HR, 105 RBI and a .964 OPS for the season. That's MVP-type material.
 
Hot9/6/2014 11:20:00 AM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu is a career .462 hitter (6-for-13) versus Cleveland starter Corey Kluber.
Insight: He must be one of the only ones as Kluber has pitched very well this season. Abreu has batted over .300 in each of the last three months to go along with his long ball ability. He's batting .324 with 33 HR, 99 RBI and a .990 OPS for the season. That's MVP material.
 
Hot9/3/2014 5:08:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu is back inb Wednesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Tuesday was just a routine night off for the slugger. He's on an 11-game hitting streak and has raised his average to .320 to go along with 33 HR, 99 RBI and a .983 OPS. That's got to get him in the conversation for MVP.
 
9/2/2014 5:18:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: It appears to be just a routine night off for the slugger. He's on an 11-game hitting streak and has raised his average to .320 to go along with 33 HR, 99 RBI and a .983 OPS. That's got to get him in the conversation for MVP.
 
8/30/2014 4:17:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu went 3-for-4 with a run and RBI-single in the third inning on Saturday against the Tigers.
Insight: Abreu is 6-for-7 in the series against the Tigers so far this weekend. He also extended his hitting streak to 10 games. During that span, Abreu is hitting .528 with five extra-base hits, and nine RBI.
 
8/29/2014 10:24:00 AM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu has homered two times and is 4-for-9 against Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander.
Insight: Abreu is putting together a MVP-type season with 33 HR, 97 RBI a .312 batting average and a league-leading .969 OPS. Verlander is heading in the opposite direction having given up four earned runs in each of his last two games and is 11-11 on the season with a 4.82 ERA and 1.44 WHIP.
 
Hot8/22/2014 10:49:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu has homered in two of the last three games.
Insight: Abreu hit a three-run shot Friday against the Yankees. He's hit just four homers in the second half after blasting 29 in the first, but the four home runs have come with a .339 batting average.
 
8/21/2014 10:02:00 AM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu is probable for Friday's game against the NY Yankees while dealing with a sore left ankle
Insight: Abreu was the DH on Wednesday with Paul Konerko at first base. You don't need to run much when you hit the ball over the fence and Abreu has 32 homers, 90 RBI, a .303 average and a .956 OPS this season.
 
8/19/2014 11:17:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu hit his first home run this month Tuesday against Baltimore.
Insight: Abreu hit at least five homers in every month this season, including May when he missed two weeks with an ankle injury. He's going to need to go on quite a tear to hit five in August. He still has 32 homers, 90 RBI, a .303 average and a .956 OPS this season.
 
Hot7/31/2014 7:47:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu has hit safely in 38 of the past 39 games and batted .365 with 14 doubles, 12 home runs and 32 RBI in that span.
Insight: Abreu went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two intentional walks Thursday at Detroit to extend his hitting streak to 20 games. In addition to an MLB-leading 31 homers and 83 RBI, Abreu is now hitting .305 with a .992 OPS.
 
Hot7/29/2014 10:40:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu extended his hitting streak to 18 games and raised his average to .299 with three hits Tuesday at Detroit.
Insight: Abreu went 3-for-4 with a double, a homer and four RBI. He leads the majors in homers and RBI. He's hit safely in 36 of the last 37 games and batted .356 with 12 homers and 32 RBI during that span.
 
Hot7/25/2014 11:06:00 PM
Description: White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu became the first player in baseball to reach 30 homers this season Friday night.
Insight: Abreu went 2-for-5 with three RBI and two runs at Minnesota. He's hit safely in a remarkable 33 of his last 34 games.
 

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