Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu will join the team in Houston for the American League Division Series after being excluded from the final game of the regular season last Sunday due to flu-like symptoms.
A decision on Abreu’s state of play will be made on Thursday, the team said.
The White Sox have determined that the stellar first baseman does not have COVID-19.
“Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu will travel to Houston tonight after battling flu-like symptoms in recent days,” the White Sox said in a statement. “José is feeling better and his symptoms are improving. Multiple tests have confirmed that his illness is not related to COVID. A decision will be made tomorrow on his availability for Game 1 of the SDLA.”
Abreu, 34, hit .261 with 30 homers and 117 RBIs this season.