Video: Jose Abreu cranks first spring homer

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Jose Abreu “put it on the board” with this solo shot Tuesday off Rockies reliever Jairo Diaz …

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That was Abreu’s first home run of the spring, but he’s batting .459 with a 1.124 OPS in 39 total Cactus League plate appearances. Abreu won 2014 American League Rookie of the Year honors and finished fourth in the 2014 American League MVP vote after hitting .317/.383/.581 with 36 homers and 107 RBI in 145 games.