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Jose Abreu

27-Year-Old First Baseman – Chicago White Sox

2014 Stats

AVG

.221

HR

4

RBI

14

R

10

SB

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 ...

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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.

April 20, 2014  –  Jose Abreu News

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Abreu was 3-for-6 with a home run, a pair of runs scored and three RBI in a win over Texas on Sunday afternoon.

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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 18 80 68 10 15 8 3 1 4 14 0 0 8 16 0 1 3 .221 .325 .471 .796
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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
Apr. 19 @Tex 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .325 .471 .796
Apr. 18 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .303 .462 .765
Apr. 17 Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .319 .492 .811
Apr. 16 Bos 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .324 .500 .824
Apr. 15 Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .354 .556 .910
Apr. 13 Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .255 .361 .588 .949
Apr. 12 Cle 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .351 .604 .955
Apr. 11 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .365 .659 1.024
Apr. 10 Cle 4 2 2 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .383 .725 1.108
Apr. 9 @Col 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .372 .583 .955
Apr. 8 @Col 5 2 2 0 0 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .359 .563 .922
Apr. 7 @Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .333 .370 .703
Apr. 6 @KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .261 .379 .435 .814
Apr. 5 @KC 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .300 .400 .500 .900
Apr. 4 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .313 .400 .563 .963
Apr. 3 Min 4 1 2 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .417 .533 .750 1.283
Apr. 2 Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .500 .500 1.000
Mar. 31 Min 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Last 7 Days 24 3 3 0 0 0 0 4 9 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .250 .125 .375
Last 14 Days 52 8 10 1 0 4 8 6 13 0 0 2 1 2 .192 .295 .442 .737
Last 30 Days 68 10 15 3 1 4 14 8 16 0 0 3 1 3 .221 .325 .471 .796

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Jose Abreu: MLB Games Played By Position

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2014 18

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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 80 68 10% 20% 0.50 76% .229 .250
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2014 Stat Review for Jose Abreu    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.221 AVG
TERRIBLE
76% Contact Rate
WEAK
.229 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.471 SLG
GOOD
.250 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.50 BB/K
GOOD
10.0% BB Rate
GOOD
20.0% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.796 OPS
GOOD
.325 OBP
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Best Matchups for Jose Abreu (by OPS, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Wilton Lopez COL 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 4.000 5.000
Anthony Swarzak MIN 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.000 4.000
Danny Salazar CLE 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Chad Bettis COL 2 1 1 3 0 0 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Josh Outman CLE 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Alexi Ogando TEX 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Juan Nicasio COL 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .667 1.000 1.667
Ricky Nolasco MIN 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 .667 1.000 1.667
Phil Hughes MIN 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.000 1.667
Colby Lewis TEX 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 1.167

Worst Matchups for Jose Abreu (by OPS, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Francisley Bueno KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Jared Burton MIN 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Capuano BOS 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Casey Fien MIN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Kelvin Herrera KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Tommy Kahnle COL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Caleb Thielbar MIN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Koji Uehara BOS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Adam Ottavino COL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Bryan Shaw CLE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Jose Abreu: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Abreu was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in the White Sox' loss to Texas on Friday night.

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Abreu is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Red Sox.

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Abreu blasted a pair of homers and drove in three runs against Cleveland on Thursday.

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Abreu teed off twice Tuesday, picking up his first and second career homers in a 15-3 crushing of the Rockies. He finished 2-for-5 with two runs and five RBI.

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Abreu may get some rest during the White Sox's upcoming trip to Colorado so that teammates Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko may get some at-bats, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Abreu doubled, tripled and drove in four runs during Thursday's 10-9 loss to Minnesota. He was also hit by a pitch.

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Making his major league debut, Abreu went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored.

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Abreu (ankle) returned to the lineup Monday after taking time off to rest over the weekend, WSCR 670 reports.

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White Sox manager Robin Ventura says he's leaning toward batting Abreu (ankle) third in the lineup, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Abreu's left Friday's game due to minor irritation in his left ankle, MLB.com's Scott Merkin reports.

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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