White Sox: Three reasons they could trade Jose Abreu

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The Chicago White Sox are a young team so they need some leadership but there are three reasons they could consider trading one of their veterans.

The Chicago White Sox are a youthful team. They just signed Jose Abreu to a three-year contract extension and will bring him back after some worry that he would be on the move. He is here to be one of the leaders of the clubhouse so the young guys can learn to win with him around. He has also been a great player on the field for the White Sox since he stepped foot on a Major League Baseball diamond for the first time.

They signed him to have him in the fold for a couple of more years but you can say that if they ever wanted to trade him away there would be some good reasons why. He has been the best player on this team for a long time but obviously nothing lasts forever so if the White Sox wanted to ever move on from him they could. There are a lot of good players in the organization that could replace him in many different ways.

Obviously, the negative to losing him might outweigh some of the positives but they also might not. This isn’t likely to happen anytime soon as the White Sox will probably be as loyal to him as he has been to them. He is a fan favorite so this might not be a popular idea but they would certainly consider it if these next two seasons don’t go according to plan. If they did ever decide to move him to another team there are three reasons that they would likely use to justify a move like that: