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  1. More lessons ahead for Abreu

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The learning never stops for Chicago White Sox rookie Jose Abreu, and one of his bigger tests is fast approaching. As a member of the Cienfeugos team in Cuba's Serie Nacional for 10 years, Abreu played in regular seasons that consisted o...

    Blog | July 19, 2014
  2. Dueling hitters carrying White Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- There is a battle being waged within the Chicago White Sox's inner circle and nobody associated with the team wants to see it end any time soon. Cuba natives Alexei Ramirez and Jose Abreu keep raising the bar on each other -- and if thi...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  3. Jose Abreu deal with Chicago White Sox was 'calculated risk,' gen...

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago White Sox officially announced the $68 million acquisition of Cuban first baseman Jose Abreu on Tuesday, confident that the bold investment on an unknown quantity will pay healthy dividends.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  4. Chicago White Sox agree to record deal for Cuban free-agent 1B Jo...

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a six-year, $68 million deal to acquire free-agent first baseman Jose Abreu, according to multiple reports.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  5. Cubs send touted Soler to ARL

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Highly-acclaimed Cubs prospect Jorge Soler will get into a game for the first time Thursday as the designated hitter for the club's Mesa affiliate in the Arizona Rookie League. Soler, a Cuba native whose signing was made official at the ...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  6. Chicago Cubs prospect Jorger Soler will make his professional deb...

    Doug Padilla

    Jorger Soler will make his professional debut on Thursday in Arizona.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2012
  7. Cubs, Jorge Soler reach deal

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Just two days before the deadline for international signings, the Chicago Cubs finally got the signature of Cuba's Jorge Soler on his nine-year, $30 million contract. As of Monday, the maximum that can be given out for international sig...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  8. Chicago Cubs sign Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler to nine-year deal

    Doug Padilla

    The Cubs and Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler agreed to terms on a nine-year, $30 million deal.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2012
  9. Ozzie Guillen back from suspension

    Doug Padilla

    MIAMI -- On the day he returned from a team-imposed five-game suspension, Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen said Tuesday he will now be on an indefinite self-imposed probation. Meeting the media for the first time since he apologized to the Cuba...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  10. Soler still important piece to Cubs puzzle

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- It doesn't even take very much reading between the lines to understand the value the Chicago Cubs have placed on soon-to-be free agent Jorge Soler from Cuba. Just a day after the Cubs finished off a five-year major-league contract t...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  11. Sox's Viciedo making noise at Triple-A

    Doug Padilla

    SEATTLE -- Dayan Viciedo is on an offensive tear at Triple-A Charlotte, not that it has expedited a call-up date to the major leagues. The Cuba native went 3-for-4 on Friday against Toledo, and after a slow start since returning from a fracture i...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  12. White Sox want Dayan Viciedo on field

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- He was complimented by manager Ozzie Guillen for reporting to camp in good shape, and Dayan Viciedo's fitness level only figures to improve this spring. The Cuba native, who turns 22 on March 10, will have one of the busiest sch...

    Blog | February 20, 2011
  13. Spring training 2011: Chicago White Sox trying to find way to get...

    Doug Padilla

    The White Sox are trying to get Dayan Viciedo's bat into the lineup more often.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2011