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Jose Abreu

29-Year-Old First Baseman – Chicago White Sox

2016 Stats

AVG

.293

HR

25

RBI

100

R

67

SB

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

With a 30-home run, 101-RBI campaign in 2015, Abreu joined Albert Pujols as the only players to hit at least 30 home runs and accumulate 100 RBI in each of their first two seasons. Of course, Abreu wa...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 255   DOB: 1/29/1987   BORN: Cienfuegos, Cuba   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jose Abreu Contract Information:

Abreu agreed to a six-year, $68 million deal with the White Sox in October of 2013.

November 14, 2016  –  Jose Abreu News

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Abreu opted out of his three-year deal with the White Sox on Monday and will go through the arbitration process year by year with them, Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago reports.

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Jose Abreu Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2014 27 MAJ CWS 145 622 556 80 176 73 35 2 36 107 3 1 51 131 0 4 11 .317 .383 .581 .964
2015 28 MAJ CWS 154 668 613 88 178 67 34 3 30 101 0 0 39 140 0 1 15 .290 .347 .502 .849
2016 29 MAJ CWS 159 695 624 67 183 58 32 1 25 100 0 2 47 125 0 9 15 .293 .353 .468 .821
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3-Year Averages     152 659 597 78 179 65 33 2 30 102 1 1 45 132 0 4 13 .300 .360 .513 .872
Career  (View All)     458 1,985 1,793 235 537 198 101 6 91 308 3 3 137 396 0 14 41 .299 .360 .515 .875

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Jose Abreu Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 2 Min 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .293 .353 .468 .821
Oct. 1 Min 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .350 .468 .818
Sep. 30 Min 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .349 .469 .818
Sep. 29 TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .348 .468 .816
Sep. 28 TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .351 .471 .822
Sep. 27 TB 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .353 .475 .828
Sep. 26 TB 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .354 .478 .832
Sep. 25 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .351 .477 .828
Sep. 24 @Cle 5 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .353 .480 .833
Sep. 23 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .352 .479 .831
Sep. 21 @Phi 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .299 .354 .482 .836
Sep. 20 @Phi 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .354 .485 .839
Sep. 19 @KC 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .353 .484 .837
Sep. 18 @KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .353 .478 .831
Sep. 17 @KC 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .353 .481 .834
Sep. 16 @KC 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .352 .482 .834
Sep. 15 Cle 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .352 .482 .834
Sep. 14 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .349 .476 .825
Sep. 13 Cle 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .352 .480 .832
Sep. 12 Cle 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .298 .351 .479 .830
Sep. 11 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .349 .477 .826
Sep. 10 KC 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .299 .351 .481 .832
Sep. 9 KC 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .350 .483 .833
Sep. 7 Det 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .298 .349 .482 .831
Sep. 6 Det 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .347 .480 .827
Sep. 5 Det 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .346 .475 .821
Sep. 4 @Min 7 2 3 0 0 2 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .346 .476 .822
Sep. 3 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .345 .466 .811
Sep. 2 @Min 6 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .347 .469 .816
Sep. 1 @Min 5 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .346 .469 .815
Last 7 Games 22 2 4 1 0 0 3 6 5 0 0 1 0 0 .182 .379 .227 .606
Last 14 Games 48 4 10 2 0 1 5 8 10 0 0 2 1 0 .208 .339 .313 .652
Last 30 Games 117 15 37 3 0 6 26 13 22 0 0 2 1 3 .316 .391 .496 .887

Jose Abreu: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 152 7
2015 115 39
2014 109 35

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Jose Abreu Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016126198220.262.500.840
2015142193120.232.352.658
20141361910231.353.6621.098

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20164984817780.301.460.816
20154716927890.308.548.908
20144206126842.305.555.919

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162953915520.315.519.898
20153074716440.296.502.857
20142594015501.336.583.993

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20163292810480.274.422.750
20153064114570.284.503.843
20142974021572.300.579.938
Jose Abreu Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2014 27 MAJ CWS 622 556 8.2% 21.1% 0.39 76% .360 .264
2015 28 MAJ CWS 668 613 5.8% 21% 0.28 77% .334 .212
2016 29 MAJ CWS 695 624 6.8% 18% 0.38 80% .333 .175
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3-Year Averages     659 597 6.8% 20% 0.34 78% .343 .213
Career     1,985 1,793 6.9% 19.9% 0.35 78% .342 .216

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2016 Stat Review for Jose Abreu    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.293 AVG
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80% Contact Rate
WEAK
.333 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.468 SLG
GOOD
.175 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.38 BB/K
WEAK
6.8% BB Rate
WEAK
18.0% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.821 OPS
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.353 OBP
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Jose Abreu: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Abreu went 2-for-4 with a solo homer and a walk in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Indians.

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Abreu went 3-for-7 with two home runs and seven RBI in the White Sox's extra-inning win over the Twins on Sunday.

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Abreu went 3-for-6 with three RBI in an 11-4 victory over the Twins on Friday.

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Abreu went 3-for-5 with his 20th homer and two RBI in a loss to Minnesota on Thursday.

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Abreu went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in a loss to the Tigers on Wednesday.

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Abreu went 2-for-3 with a walk, a home run and three RBI in Tuesday's win over the Phillies.

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Abreu went 1-for-4 with a solo homer - his 16th of the season - and two runs against the Athletics on Sunday.

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Abreu went 2-for-3 with a walk, solo homer and two runs scored Saturday against the A's.

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Abreu went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI in Sunday's loss to the Marlins.

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Abreu went 3-for-4 with a double and a solo homer, his 14th home run of the season, in Sunday's 10-2 loss to the Orioles.

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Abreu went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and two runs scored in a loss to the Orioles on Friday.

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Abreu went 1-for-4 with a walk and a two-run homer in Thursday's win over the Tigers.

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Abreu is out of the lineup Sunday against the Twins, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Abreu's last home run came on June 23, but he's still hitting .329 in July.

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Abreu is back in the lineup Saturday against the Blue Jays.

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Abreu is getting the day off Friday to rest his fatigued legs, Bruce Levine of 670 The Score reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Things could not have gone much better for Abreu in his first MLB season. The Cuban expat entered the year with some questions about whether his swing would hold up to advanced pitching, but Abreu displayed an advanced work ethic that made the transition nearly seamless. He raced to 29 home runs before making the AL All-Star squad, and finished his Rookie of the Year campaign leading the majors with a .581 slugging percentage. He proved himself to be more than just a slugger in the second half, hitting .350 after the break. He swings more than you would like and misses more than he should, so it would not be a surprise to see his average suffer a bit in 2015 if he can not sustain his .356 BABIP. However, his power should continue to rank him in the upper echelon of AL first basemen in 2015, and he should have a spot in the heart of the White Sox's order for several years to come.

2014

Abreu enters 2014 as one of the bigger mysteries of the season. The newest Cuban superstar to make the trek to MLB is a bit different than the other recent players to defect. He is less athletic than Yasiel Puig and Yoenis Cespedes, and he is also quite a bit older than Puig and a year older than Cespedes was upon his arrival two seasons ago. However, Abreu does come to the states with more alleged raw power. He hit 37 home runs in back-to-back Cuban seasons, and he hit .342/.457/.621 over 799 career games in that league. The scouting reports vary in terms of how those numbers will translate to the big leagues, and some question how he will fare against major league breaking balls. He excelled in the 2013 World Baseball Classic with three home runs and a 1.145 OPS in 25 at-bats. The variance on his projections will likely be great, but he should be projected to start at first and bat somewhere in the middle-third of the White Sox's lineup.

2012

Abreu set the single-season mark for home runs at 33 in 2010-11 in the Serie Nationale - the top professional league in Cuba - and was named the league's MVP