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Sports Briefing | Baseball: White Sox Reach Deal With Adam LaRoche

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated Nov 26 (yesterday)
LaRoche, a 35-year-old first baseman who played for the Nationals the last four seasons, agreed to a two-year, $25 million contract.
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    MLB.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
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    ESPN.com MLB.com yahoo.com Nov 21 (6 days ago)
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    White Sox rookie Abreu fourth in AL MVP balloting

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    Patience key to Adolfo's development with White Sox

    MLB.com Nov 13
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    White Sox Cuban connections eased Abreu's transition

    While adjusting to the Major Leagues, life in the United States and without his family, Jose Abreu leaned on fellow Cubans Alexei Ramirez and Dayan Viciedo in the White Sox clubhouse. If either of those teammates are traded away, Abreu knows he'll have …
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  • Shoemaker finishes second in AL ROY Award race

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    Most years, Matt Shoemaker's unforeseen-yet-impressive 2014 season would've garnered serious consideration for the American League Rookie of the Year Award. But this year belonged to White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, and Monday's results, which saw Ab…
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  • Video - LaRoche, White Sox Agree To Two Years 02:41

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    ESPNChicago.com's Doug Padilla discusses Adam LaRoche and the White Sox agreeing to a two-year, $25 million deal and what the left-handed hitter will do for Chicago.
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