How Jose Abreu's arrival could spark explosive Astros chain reaction
The Houston Astros have been waiting all season for free agent slugger Jose Abreu to provide the team with some power and run production.
After Wednesday night's performance, it looks like Abreu is taking off, based on his moon shot that went over the railroad tracks at the Juice Box.
Abreu currently has the second-most RBI's in the AL in the month of June, and his home runs are starting to happen in droves, with three in the last five games.
The timing couldn't be better, with Yordan Alvarez set to miss the next month with oblique discomfort. The Astros team OPS is also on the rise, begging the question. Can the Astros offense return to the Top 10 in OPS this season?
Plus, history tells us this isn't a fluke with Abreu. He turns it on in June almost every season. He's just two weeks late to the party in 2023.
Finally, can Abreu get hot enough to finish the season with an OPS of .700?
Don't miss the video above as we examine the recent power surge from Abreu.
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