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Bryce Harper to Skip Home Run Derby

The Home Run Derby seems like fun and games, but it can really take a hitter out of his groove. Bobby Abreu with the Phillies several years back may be the posterchild for this, when he was barely able to hit a home run the second half of the season. There’s some data that suggests […]

Altuve Wins Batting Crown; Abreu Sparks Mets, 8-3

3 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Jose Altuve talked his way into the lineup and wrapped up the American League batting title with two more hits for the Houston Astros, beaten 8-3 by the New York Mets after Bobby Abreu sparked the decisive rally Sunday with a base hit in his final big league at-bat.

Barcolo Colon gets 15th win, Lucas Duda hits 30th HR as Mets go out with a bang against Astros

While most of this year has been about the kids, the Mets ended the 2014 season Sunday with two veterans in the spotlight. Bobby Abreu played in his final major league game, getting one final hit, and Bartolo Colon picked up his 15th win as the Mets beat the Astros, 8-3

Mets OF Bobby Abreu Announces Retirement

3 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Sitting behind a microphone in his New York Mets uniform, Bobby Abreu couldn't help but get choked up as he bid goodbye to the game he loves.

Bobby Abreu retires from baseball

Two-time All Star and former Gold Glove winner Bobby Abreu retires after 18 major league seasons, with his first (and last) major league manager at his side. After 288 career home runs, 1363 RBI, two All-Star appearances, a Gold Glove...Show More Summary

MLB news: Matt Cain out for season, Bobby Abreu's playing days may be over

With the NL playoff race tightening up, the Giants have officially lost Matt Cain for the rest of the season, while the Yankees placed yet another starter on the DL in David Phelps. The San Francisco Giants confirmed Monday that right-hander...Show More Summary

Mets Insider: Mets cut ties with Bobby Abreu

In a move that was expected for at least a week, the Mets designated 40-year-old Bobby Abreu for assignment.

Abreu’s Stint as a Met Ends After Pinch-Hitting Struggles

3 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Bobby Abreu, 40, was designated for assignment on Monday, and Kirk Nieuwenhuis was recalled from Class AAA Las Vegas.

MLB trade deadline: ‘That phone call could come at any time’

Bobby Abreu spent the time approaching the 2006 trade deadline “trying not to think about it, but there’s a lot of things going on in your mind. “Where are you going to be? It is just a rumor? Is it not a rumor?”

Mets Insider: Bobby Abreu can't get going

Wilmer Flores was in the lineup Tuesday night, making his third start since he was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas six games ago, but he is not about to become the Mets’ first-string shortstop.

Keeping Score: Abreu’s Numbers Point Toward a Most Unlikely Honor

3 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Now an elder statesman of baseball, Bobby Abreu has career statistics that are worthy of Hall of Fame consideration, even if he and Cooperstown are rarely mentioned in the same breath.

Mets 4, Cardinals 1: Colon and Abreu Show Younger Mets How It’s Done

3 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Mets’ 40-year-olds came through on Thursday as Bartolo Colon allowed a run and four hits in seven innings, striking out eight, and Bobby Abreu doubled.

Stories the Mets Tell Themselves

The New York Mets recently promoted Bobby Abreu from their team's Las Vegas affiliate to the big leagues. Abreu, 40, was for many years one of baseball's best, and most underrated, hitters. Abreu will be the second oldest Met on a team that also features the seemingly timeless, and endlessly fun to watch, Bartolo Colon. Show More Summary

Mets Insider: Abreu is hit with mates

When Bobby Abreu arrived in Las Vegas to join the Mets’ Triple-A team, there were some in that clubhouse who were curious to see what the 40-year-old had left. In his very first at-bat with the 51s, he showed them.

Familiar Face Shines With a Mets Affiliate

3 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

After taking he 2013 season off, Bobby Abreu signed a minor league deal with the Mets in late March and has played well for the Las Vegas 51s.

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Phillies Sign Abreu

4 years agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Outfielder Bobby Abreu signed a minor-league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies and will be invited to spring training with the club.

Bobby Abreu

Supposedly the former Angel is looking to make a comeback after playing in the Venezuelan winter league recently - the fact that he's just about 40 years old makes it doubtful that he makes any sort of impact. If an opportunity was given...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

5 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.

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