White Sox Abreu Is Third-fastest To Reach 30 HR
One of the bright spots of the Chicago White Sox has been first baseman Jose Abreu. Abreu became the third-fastest player to reach 30 career home runs. Abreu joined the White Sox this past year on a six-year $68 million contract and has been worth every penny. He is first in the majors in home runs and slugging percentage (.610) and has 77 RBIs.
I knew that I was going to have some good results, Abreu said through Lino Diaz, the White Sox manager of cultural development, but I definitely wasnt thinking 30 home runs right away.
I am very, very thankful for the things life has given me, and this is one of them, he said. So Im very thankful to be able to do that, and I am also very thankful to all of the people that have helped me one way or another to be able to do this, so, you know, all I can tell you is that Im proud of it, and as long as we can keep playing good and helping the team, thatll be great.
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