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Is There Really a 2nd-Half MLB Home Run Derby Curse?

Does trying to hit home runs for one night set a player back when it comes to hitting homers in the future? Is there, in any way, a Home Run Derby Curse? You might recall Bobby Abreu and David Wright as Exhibits A and B, from the 2005...Show More Summary

Home Run Derby 2013: Top Contenders to Break Bobby Abreu's Record

Eight years ago, Bobby Abreu put on quite the show at Comerica Park. Abreu stepped into the box at the 2005 Home Run Derby and no one knew what was going to happen next. The Phillies outfielder had 18 home runs at the All-Star break, but he wasn ’t really considered one of the favorites to take home the title. Show More Summary

Power Ranking Top 15 MLB Free Agents Still Up for Grabs

With the regular season underway, the free-agent market has understandably cooled down and is not something that will be talked about much over the next several months. That said, last season saw veterans Johnny Damon, Bobby Abreu and Roy Oswalt all find homes after Opening Day. So here is a look at my rankings of the top 15 MLB free agents still up for grabs. Begin Slideshow

2013 Boston Red Sox: Why Bobby Abreu Is Not the Team's Answer at First Base

Although the Boston Red Sox are apparently exploring all options in an attempt to find a first baseman for next season, the answer is not aging free agent Bobby Abreu. According to WEEI ’s Alex Speier (via a tweet by Venezuelan journalist Rafael Tejera ), the Red Sox recently worked out Abreu, an outfielder, in Venezuela. Show More Summary

Torii Hunter - Detroit Tiger

It was a nice 5-year run as a Halo for Torii Hunter - while everyone sort of moves on, especially when the Angels have Major League Baseball's best player in Mike Trout, I'll be rooting for Hunter to outplay the Bobby Abreu [circa 2010-2012] comps often thrown at his direction by 'smart' Angels fans who didn't want the team to reach out and re-sign the 37-year old outfielder.

Dodgers bring back Bobby Abreu

2 years agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It’s been an interesting season for outfielder Bobby Abreu. He’s gone from would-be everyday starter for the Angels, to being released, to signing as a reserve with the Dodgers, to playing almost every game, to being designated for assignment, to agreeing to a minor-league contract with the Dodgers.

Old Man Bobby Abreu Is Heading To Triple-A [Bobby Abreu]

2 years agoSports : Deadspin

Bobby Abreu, designated for assignment by the Dodgers after the trade deadline, agreed today to join the Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes. He probably doesn't mind all that much, because he'll still make the $9 million the Angels guaranteed him back in 2009. Show More Summary

Bobby Abreu to join Tony Gwynn Jr. in triple-A Albuquerque

2 years agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Old left-handed outfielders never die, they just go back to the minors.

Abreu & Damon DFA

A little over a week ago Hideki Matsui was designated for assignment by the Rays. Now, two other former Yankees have met the same fate, Johnny Damon and Bobby Abreu. Damon was DFA by the Indians yesterday:On Friday, August 3 the Cleveland Indians said farewell to veteran outfielder Johnny Damon, designating him for assignment. Show More Summary

Why the Phillies Were Mistakenly Caught Halfway Between Much-Needed Fire Sale

How long has it been since the Philadelphia Phillies were in the position of selling off talent at the trade deadline, rather than adding players? Was it 2006, when Bobby Abreu was dumped to the New York Yankees for four nondescriptShow More Summary

Dodgers designate Bobby Abreu for assignment

2 years agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The comings for the Dodgers mean goings, and Wednesday that meant outfielder Bobby Abreu.

Dodgers Designate Bobby Abreu For Assignment

The Dodgers acquired Shane Victorino from the Phillies on Tuesday, upgrading their production and defense in left field. The corresponding move, though, was something of a surprise. According to the Dodgers' official Twitter feed, the...Show More Summary

2009 Upper Deck X

This is one of those products I keep going back to if I find a Target cheapie. I'm working on the die-cut set, so hopefully I'll get one I need.Let's tear in.Top to Bottom:65 Alex Rodriguez34 Garlos Guillen44 Bobby Abreu Die-Cut (Got it already, dang.)X3-PF Prince Fielder X3 Xponential (Didn't have this one yet. Show More Summary

Bobby Abreu embraces different role, sees no reason to alter approach

2 years agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

With Dee Gordon on the disabled list, Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly has had to be creative with the leadoff spot, and Tuesday that meant penciling in 38-year-old Bobby Abreu at the top of the order for the fifth time this season.

Dee Gordon Ends A Dodgers Threat By Running Into A Ground Ball [Video]

2 years agoSports : Deadspin

For an instant, it looks like the Dodgers are going to execute a hit-and-run, and that they might even score on the play. Dee Gordon breaks for third, and Bobby Abreu punches a ground ball toward the hole, right to where Alberto Callaspo is no longer positioned because he's broken toward the bag. More »

Matt Kemp Injury: Can Andre Ethier, Bobby Abreu Pick Up Slack for Dodgers?

With Matt Kemp going to the DL for another month, can the Los Angeles Dodgers continue their winning ways with the likes of Andre Ethier and Bobby Abreu? This is not a question to be taken lightly, and you can bet that the San Francisco...Show More Summary

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Bobby Abreu career at-bats: 8,200 Rest of Dodgers' lineup Wednesday: 5,388 Mark Ellis has 4,223 of those. Hat-tip to Mike Scioscia's Tragic Illness

Los Angeles Dodgers: Gauging the New Owners After Signing Bobby Abreu

Dodgers fans have finally got what they wanted in a long-awaited salute to Frank McCourt and a new group of owners, Guggenheim Baseball Management, heading the Blue Crew’s front office. While the ownership situation can’t get much worse than it was in McCourt’s not-so-graceful concluding years, optimistic hopes can only go so far for the new owners. Show More Summary

MLB: LF Bobby Abreu Steadily Becoming Valuable Asset for the Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers have returned to earth following their record-approaching 9-1 start, posting a rather pedestrian 15-12 mark since that promising beginning. However, their overall record of 24-13 is good enough for a lead of 5.5 games over the rest of the otherwise struggling National League West division. Show More Summary

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