Source: Jose Abreu is establishing residency in Haiti. There isn’t a open showcase scheduled yet & he’ll likely be an offseason sign. #Cuba
— Jesse Sanchez (@JesseSanchezMLB) August 21, 2013
I’m not sure there will be a more intriguing option at 1B than Jose Abreu & wouldn’t be surprised if he waits until Winter Meetings to sign.
— Jesse Sanchez (@JesseSanchezMLB) August 22, 2013
Abreu has gaudy Cuban numbers, including the Cuban home run record (set during the 2010-2011 season). He seems likely to eclipse the seven-year, $42 million figure that the Dodgers committed to Yasiel Puig.