Originally written on Baseball Professor  |  Last updated 11/8/14
If you’re a gambler by nature, then Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez is your man.In light of the recent Jose Abreu signing by the White Sox, today’s list (#5) is all about international players who might make an impact on the 2014 fantasy season. Sometimes it’s a bit of a lottery pick, but other times these players become really great draft day values, so remember to file this list away for reference come next spring.If there is a list you would like to see please suggest one. You can also read the rest of my Offseason Lists here!¡Vámonos!Jose Abreu (1B) – Move along Yasiel Puig and Yoenis Cespedes, you’re old news now. It’s Abreu time! He’s the next great sensation that’s defected from Cuba and is supposedly a big time slugger who scouts project as a 30+ HR per season, middle-of-the-order hitter. There’s no guarantee he makes the White Sox in 2014 — then again, do you pay someone $68M to play in the minors? — but even if he does, his batting average may be a liability. That said, the power

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