• ‘He's a phenomenal hitter': Chicago White Sox first baseman José Abreu is looking to extend his August success

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    José Abreu laughed while pondering whether August was his favorite month to hit.
    The numbers make a strong case.
    Abreu has a .334/.389/.606 slash line with 58 doubles, 58 home runs, 172 RBIs, 146 runs and a .995 OPS in 219 career games in August.
    The 58 home runs are 17 more than any other month. His 172 RBIs are 29 more , and his .995 OPS is .152 higher .
    His 172 August RBIs since 2014 are the most in the majors.
    “I think it's just the work because my body feels good,” Abreu said through an interpreter Thursday afternoon at Globe Life Field. “But this time of the season, my body always...
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