Chicago White Sox: Jose Abreu is A.L. player of the week

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Jose Abreu had a magnificent week for the Chicago White Sox to earn A.L. “Player of the Week”.

The Chicago White Sox might have had the most fun weekend they’ve had in a long time. They took care of the Chicago Cubs two times out of three. They won games one and two pretty convincingly and then lost a nail biter of a pitching duel on Sunday. The MVP of the series was easily Jose Abreu. Some other White Sox sluggers had really good games but Abreu stood out above everyone.

Well, he didn’t only stick out above the rest of the Chicago players but he stood out above all of the American League as he was named as the A.L. Player of the Week. He was amazing as he hit a remarkable six home runs in three games against the Cubs. It was probably the hottest three-game stretch he has ever had since coming to the MLB. He is the first player in the history of the Chicago White Sox to hit six home runs in one series.

He wasn’t half bad against the Detroit Tigers in the series before either as he had one home run against them as well. His seven total home runs and 15 RBIs over the week earns him this honor. He continues to be the leader that this team needs to have success on the field. He is surrounded by so much talent now that he is able to make even more use of his ability to hit baseballs really hard.

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Abreu and the White Sox can now focus on the task at hand which is making it to the playoffs for the first time since 2008. It isn’t going to be as easy for them because there are two other elite teams in the division to worry about so they just need to keep going. This series was awesome and it is nice to see Abreu get recognized for it. Congrats to our American League Player of the Week.