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David Haugh: No apology necessary: White Sox All-Star Jose Abreu worth keeping more than trading

In the White Sox clubhouse Sunday, players gathered as manager Rick Renteria announced first baseman Jose Abreu had been named an American League All-Star starter.

Abreu responded with an apology.

Becoming an All-Star means never having to say you're sorry, but there Abreu was, the first Sox position player voted into the All-Star lineup in 22 years, humbly accepting an honor he thought he didn't deserve.

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