On October 29, 2013 — The White Sox formally announce the signing of Cuban defector José Dariel Abreu to a six-year, $68 million deal, hoping he will follow in the footsteps of Yoenis Cespedes and Yasiel Puig, who became impact players immediately upon reaching the big leagues. He will do that and more, with a tremendous rookie season in 2014.

 


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