Jose Abreu began the day tied for the record with Albert Pujols, who had 27 RBIs in early 2001 for St. Louis.
Nam Y. Huh/AP

CHICAGO (AP) White Sox slugger Jose Abreu has set a major league rookie record for RBIs through the end of April.

Abreu drove in four runs Sunday, giving him 31 RBIs this season. He homered and singled against Tampa Bay.

Abreu began the day tied for the record with Albert Pujols, who had 27 RBIs in early 2001 for St. Louis.

Abreu's 10th homer extended his own record for home runs by a rookie through April.

The White Sox started their season on March 31 and Abreu drove in one run that day.

Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.