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Jose Abreu

Jose Abreu. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Levine: Abreu Keeps Raking In Honors

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu now leads the major leagues with 86 RBIs.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Levine: Abreu In The MVP Conversation

Jose Abreu has been on a mission all season.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Jose Abreu Knows Just How Far To Hit The Ball For A Homer

Thirteen of Abreu’s MLB-best 30 homers have barely gotten out, according to advanced research.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, right. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jose Abreu And The Language Of The Dream

Jose Abreu’s desire to sing the Star-Spangled Banner says a lot about him.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

Reds third baseman Todd Frazier in the Home Run Derby. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Sick Of Home Run Derby? Stop Watching

There’s better things to do than watch the tedious Home Run Derby.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

(Photo Credit: Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

10 Biggest MLB First-Half Surprises

Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.

07/14/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Dealing With Growing Pains

The first half of the season was a mixed bag of results for the White Sox.

07/13/2014

Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox is congratulated by Alexei Ramirez #10 after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on June 27, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Cuban Connection Named All Stars

All Stars Jose Abreu and Alexei Ramirez were elated with the honor of being named to the American League squad for the mid-summer classic in Minneapolis, July 15.

07/06/2014

Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox is congratulated by Alexei Ramirez #10 after Abrew hit a three-run homer against the Oakland Athletics in the top of the eighth inning at O.co Coliseum on May 14, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sox’s Abreu, Ramirez And Cubs’ Castro Named All-Stars

The Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo and the White Sox’s Chris Sale can still be voted in by the fans.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Levine: Abreu Keeps Grabbing Awards

Jose Abreu won his second American League Rookie of the Month award in three months.

07/02/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Abreu Named AL Rookie Of Month

Jose Abreu hit 10 homers and had 22 RBIs in June.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2014

Angels outfielder Mike Trout, center. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Levine: Abreu, Trout Still Unsure Of Home Run Derby Status

Angels star Mike Trout is wary of messing with his line drive-producing swing.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Baffoe: To Derby Or Not To Derby?

We’d watch if Jose Abreu or Anthony Rizzo was in the Derby, but would it be worth it for them?

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Abreu Not Interested In Home Run Derby

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu doesn’t want the event to mess with his mechanics.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2014

Joe Mauer #7 of the Minnesota Twins hits an RBI double as Tyler Flowers #21 of the Chicago White Sox catches during the eighth inning of the game on June 19, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the White Sox 4-2. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Quintana Comes Up Short An White Sox Fall To Twins

Even in a ballpark where the Chicago White Sox have had success, the story was agonizingly familiar for left-hander Jose Quintana. Once again Quintana pitched well, holding the Minnesota Twins to two runs and six hits in seven innings. And once again, his efforts were for naught due to a dearth of run support.

06/20/2014

White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton is tagged out at the plate in the third inning by Giants catcher Buster Posey. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Dunn, Abreu Homer As White Sox Hold Off Giants

Ronald Belisario recorded five outs for the save, stranding the tying run on base.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

Fans gather for the Opening Day game between the Chicago White Sox and the Minnesota Twins  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox Attendance Is Mystifying

The Sox rank 28th in baseball with an average attendance under 20,000 per game.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Tyler Flowers #21 of the Chicago White Sox dives back to first base ahead of the throw to Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field on June 9, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

White Sox Stop Slide With 6-5 Win Over Tigers

Jose Abreu hit a two-run homer in Chicago’s three-run fifth inning, and the White Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.

06/09/2014

Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox hits a two run home run in the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on June 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Abreu Homers Again, White Sox Top Dodgers 4-1

Jose Abreu homered for the second straight game after coming off the disabled list, and Tyler Flowers also went deep to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night.

06/04/2014

Tyler Flowers #21 and Jose Quintana #62 react after an infield single from Adrian Gonzalez #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers resulting in a run and a 2-2 tie during the sixth inning at Dodger Stadium on June 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Errors Doom White Sox In 5-2 Loss To Dodgers

The Chicago White Sox have committed the second-most errors in the American League, and Monday night was another dreadful performance by the defense — ruining a solid outing by Jose Quintana in his duel with Clayton Kershaw.

06/03/2014

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