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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 weeks 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.

2014 Home Run Derby Participants: Final Predictions for Event's Contestants

Will any of the 2014 Home Run Derby's participants best Josh Hamilton's incredible 28 first-round jacks in 2008—or Bobby Abreu's total of 41 in 2005 for that matter? Given this year's talent, it's certainly a possibility. Although, the 10 participants will have their hands full as they take Target Field on Monday. Show More Summary

Mets' Bobby Abreu Records 400th Career Stolen Base

New York Mets outfielder Bobby Abreu recorded his 400th career stolen base in last Friday's 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, per the Mets' official Twitter account. The 40-year-old outfielder, who was out of baseball in 2013, is just the 74th player in major league history to reach the 400-steal plateau. Show More Summary

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

3 months 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

4 months 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: Hope in Granderson’s day

A round 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, Curtis Granderson sprinted out of the Mets dugout and on to the field. The Mets’ struggling right fielder joined Daniel Murphy and Bobby Abreu as they took extra batting practice before The Mets’ 3-2 victory over the Cardinals.

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.

Mets call-up Bobby Abreu from AAA Vegas

With the Mets desperate for offense, the team called-up veteran Bobby Abreu from Triple-A after Sunday's, 14-inning 4-3 win over the Braves. The Mets announced he was expected to join the team before Monday night's series opener with the Cardinals at Citi Field.

Familiar Face Shines With a Mets Affiliate

4 months 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.

Mets sign veteran OF Abreu

The Mets signed OF Bobby Abreu to a minor league contract Monday night and assigned him to Triple-A Las Vegas. The 40-year old was released by the Phillies this spring after being told he would not make their 25-man roster.

Bobby Abreu Making It Tough for Philadelphia Phillies to Cut Him

The phrase "age before beauty" can be applied to the decision that the Philadelphia Phillies will have to make on veteran outfielder Bobby Abreu. The former All-Star has an opt-out clause in his minor-league contract that allows Abreu...Show More Summary

Philadelphia Phillies: Breaking Down Bobby Abreu and Chad Gaudin

What do the Philadelphia Phillies, a medical gurney and a year absence from baseball have in common? They are all intertwined via two recent acquisitions for an organization on the fritz. A pair of veteran big leaguers just recently came to terms with the Phillies. Show More Summary

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Phillies Sign Abreu

7 months 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 Reportedly Agrees to Deal with Philadelphia Phillies

Veteran outfielder Bobby Abreu reportedly will return to the Philadelphia Phillies for the upcoming MLB season. According to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, "El Comedulce," who turns 40 years old in March, is headed back to the City of Brotherly...Show More Summary

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

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