Source: Abreu-ChiSox talks stalled

Updated: February 3, 2009, 7:42 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Negotiations between the Chicago White Sox and free-agent outfielder Bobby Abreu stalled early this week after the team floated the possibility of a one-year, $8 million contract, said a baseball source.

The source disputed a New York Daily News report that said the White Sox had made Abreu an $8 million offer but confirmed that the team has been in contact with Abreu's agent, Peter Greenberg, in an effort to gauge the outfielder's asking price.

In an e-mail to ESPN.com, Chicago ...

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