White Sox: Three reasons to keep Jose Abreu this offseason

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The Chicago White Sox have a busy offseason ahead of them and one of the biggest things on the to-do list is to extend Jose Abreu.

The Chicago White Sox has been rebuilding for three seasons now and they believe that they are one good offseason away from being a good team. The outlook of 2020 is very positive if all things go according to plan. They already have a great young foundation that they are building around and look like a nice core that can lead a team once they are all fully mature and used to playing Major League Baseball.

It might be a smart idea to bring back Jose Abreu via a contract extension this winter. He has been the best player on this team for a long time and he deserves to see it through. All of the years he has spent on this team have ended with a losing record. He sat through a rebuild that saw some ugly baseball be played and he came to work every day with a smile on his face. He also performed as good as any first baseman in the American League in most of those years while playing on a bad team.

Now that he is a free agent, there are going to be lots of teams that want his services. He provides a huge bat in the middle of any lineup in the big leagues so the White Sox would do themselves justice to bring him back. He is an outstanding player that deserves a lot of money and a decent amount of term. He seems committed to the White Sox organization and wants to be there. These are the three main reasons that the White Sox should make that happen: