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Jose Abreu

30-Year-Old First Baseman – Chicago White Sox

2017 Stats

AVG

.303

HR

31

RBI

98

R

91

SB

3

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After three seasons, Abreu's name feels as if it has more value than his actual numbers. His 2014 season was outstanding, and 2015 was pretty good as well, but 2016 feels like a disappointment. Sure, ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 260   DOB: 1/29/1987   BORN: Cienfuegos, Cuba   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By CWS In 2013   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.

September 17, 2017  –  Jose Abreu News

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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
2017 30 MAJ CWS 148 644 590 91 179 77 40 6 31 98 3 0 35 113 0 4 15 .303 .356 .549 .905
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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)     606 2,629 2,383 326 716 275 141 12 122 406 6 3 172 509 0 18 56 .300 .359 .523 .882

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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
Sep. 21 @Hou 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .356 .549 .905
Sep. 20 @Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .356 .549 .905
Sep. 19 @Hou 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .306 .358 .553 .911
Sep. 17 @Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .358 .553 .911
Sep. 16 @Det 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .307 .359 .556 .915
Sep. 15 @Det 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .308 .360 .558 .918
Sep. 14 @Det 5 3 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .308 .359 .559 .918
Sep. 13 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .303 .354 .557 .911
Sep. 12 @KC 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .357 .561 .918
Sep. 11 @KC 5 1 4 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .358 .564 .922
Sep. 10 SF 3 2 2 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .353 .556 .909
Sep. 9 SF 5 3 4 1 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .351 .545 .896
Sep. 8 SF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .347 .531 .878
Sep. 7 Cle 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .348 .533 .881
Sep. 6 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .348 .530 .878
Sep. 5 Cle 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .350 .533 .883
Sep. 4 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .353 .538 .891
Sep. 3 TB 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .354 .540 .894
Sep. 2 TB Did not play.
Sep. 1 TB Did not play.
Aug. 31 @Min Did not play.
Aug. 30 @Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .301 .355 .537 .892
Aug. 29 @Min 4 1 4 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .355 .540 .895
Aug. 27 Det 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .350 .534 .884
Aug. 26 Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .296 .348 .533 .881
Aug. 25 Det 2 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .349 .536 .885
Aug. 24 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .344 .528 .872
Aug. 23 Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .347 .532 .879
Aug. 22 Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .348 .535 .883
Aug. 21 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .348 .538 .886
Last 7 Games 26 5 8 2 0 0 5 2 4 2 0 2 1 0 .308 .387 .385 .772
Last 14 Games 56 13 21 4 2 4 15 4 9 2 0 2 2 0 .375 .422 .732 1.154
Last 30 Games 103 18 32 6 2 6 21 8 19 2 0 4 2 0 .311 .376 .583 .959

Jose Abreu: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 133 16
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
20171423010260.359.6411.048
2016126198220.262.500.840
2015142193120.232.352.658

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20174376121712.288.524.865
20164984817780.301.460.816
20154716927890.308.548.908

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172814214430.288.516.857
20162953915520.315.519.898
20153074716440.296.502.857

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172984917542.322.587.960
20163292810480.274.422.750
20153064114570.284.503.843
Jose Abreu vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jason Hammel KC 6 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000

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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 622 556 8.2% 21.1% 0.39 76% .356 .264
2015 28 MAJ CWS 668 613 5.8% 21% 0.28 77% .333 .212
2016 29 MAJ CWS 695 624 6.8% 18% 0.38 80% .327 .175
2017 30 MAJ CWS 644 590 5.4% 17.5% 0.31 81% .329 .246
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3-Year Averages     659 597 6.8% 20% 0.34 78% .339 .213
Career     2,629 2,383 6.5% 19.4% 0.34 79% .336 .223

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Jose Abreu Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 1B 1017 0 110 -5 3 -3 512 -2 632 0 2 -3 -3
2016 1B 1355.7 -10 101 -7 -3 -7 664 -1 696 0 -1 -4 -2
2017 1B 1102 -1 74 -2 0 -1 554 -2 375 -1 0 1 -3
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1
2016 1B 1 0 1 -7 0 -5
2017 1B 0 1 -1 -1 0 -1

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2017 Stat Review for Jose Abreu    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.31 BB/K
WEAK
5.4% BB Rate
POOR
17.5% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.905 OPS
ELITE
.356 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.303 AVG
ELITE
.329 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.549 SLG
ELITE
.246 ISO
GREAT

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

Abreu went 4-for-5 with a double, triple, two RBI and a run scored in Monday's 11-3 win over the Royals.

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Abreu went 2-for-3 with two home runs and three RBI during Sunday's win over the Giants.

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Abreu hit for cycle Saturday, going 4-for-5 with three RBI and his 29th home run of the season in a 13-1 win.

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Abreu went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in Thursday's 11-2 loss to the Indians.

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Abreu went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run during Sunday's win over Tampa Bay.

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Abreu (elbow) will serve as the White Sox's designated hitter and bat third Sunday against the Rays.

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Abreu (elbow) is out of Saturday's lineup against the Rays.

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Abreu (elbow) is out of Friday's lineup against the Rays.

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Abreu is out of the lineup Thursday while he recovers from a minor tweak in his elbow, Dan Hayes of Comcast Sports reports.

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Abreu is not in Thursday's lineup against the Twins.

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Abreu went 4-for-4 with a double, walk, a run and two RBI in Tuesday's 6-4 loss to Minnesota.

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Abreu went 2-for-2 with two walks, a solo home run and a second run scored in Friday's 3-2 win over the Tigers.

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Abreu went 4-for-5 with a solo home run and three runs scored in Saturday's 17-7 loss to the Rangers.

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Abreu went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBI in Thursday's 9-8 loss to Texas.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

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 was 27 when he made his major league debut and Pujols was 21, but the feat emphasizes the fact that Abreu landed stateside as an elite hitter in his prime. Abreu was consistent all season long, generally hitting five home runs per month and batting somewhere between .274 and .304. He struggled against lefties in 2015 (.658 OPS), but that split was 1.098 in 2014. So while perhaps a vulnerability was indeed exposed, we can still expect a slight rebound in 2016. Heading into 2016, he profiles as the teamís starting first baseman and No. 3 hitter, and as 2015 proved, he can still put up stats without a stellar supporting cast.

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