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Jose Abreu was awarded the 2020 American League MVP award on Thursday, edging out fellow finalists Jose Ramirez and DJ LeMahieu.
Abreu received 21 of 30 first place votes with Jose Ramirez capturing eight and DJ LaMahieu earning one. The 33-year-old first baseman won the award for the first time in his career and was a huge reason why the White Sox were able to make the playoffs for the first time since 2008. He led the AL with 76 hits and 60 RBI while slashing .317/.370/.617 with 19 home runs and 43 runs scored over 262 plate appearances.
Jose Abreu, along with DJ LeMahieu and Jose Ramirez was named as a finalist for the 2020 AL MVP award.
Abreu was named as one of the three finalists announced for the 2020 MVP award. He led the majors in RBI (60) and averaged an RBI-per-game in a shortened 2020 campaign. The 33-year-old 1B led the AL in hits (76) and slugging percentage (.617). Abreu was one of the main reasons the White Sox clinched a playoff berth in 2020. slashing .317/.370/.617 with 19 home runs, 60 RBI, 43 runs scored over 262 plate appearances.
Jose Abreu went 1-for-5 with a double in the White Sox Game 3 Wild Card loss to the A's on Thursday.
It was a rough game for Abreu, who had been so clutch all season with RISP for the CHiSox. The AL-MVP candidate had his chances to either extend or take back the lead for the White Sox but he grounded out with the bases juiced in the second inning and grounded into a double play with two runners on in the eighth. He has nothing to hang his head about, though, as the future is looking mighty bright on the south side of Chicago.
Jose Abreu went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and a single in the White Sox 4-1 win over the A's in Game 1 of their Wild Card series.
Abreu took Jesus Luzardo deep in the top of the third inning with two outs and Tim Anderson aboard to put the White Sox up 3-0. The first baseman put together an MVP-type season this year in Chicago, slashing .317/.370/.617 with 19 home runs and a league-leading 60 RBI across 148 at-bats. It's great to see him continue that production in his very first playoff game.
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu went 0-for-3 with two walks and two strikeouts in a 10-8 loss to the Cubs on Sunday.
Abreu capped off an MVP-caliber season with two free passes. Considering the abbreviated season, he turned in a career year, hitting .317 with 19 homers, 43 runs, and 60 RBI. The White Sox open up against Oakland in the Wild Card round on Tuesday.