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.
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
Bobby Abreu just wanted to be wearing a uniform when he announced his retirement, and Friday he got his wish. Sitting next to his first manager in the big leagues and wearing his blue and orange, No. 53 Mets uniform, the 40-year-old Venezuelan announced on Friday that his career would end Sunday with the Mets’ season.
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.
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
After quietly returning to the big leagues in 2014 after a one-year hiatus, New York Mets outfielder Bobby Abreu has officially called it a career. According to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, Abreu made the announcement on Friday with a simple, quiet message: You could be forgiven if you forgot Abreu was still a Major League Baseball player. Show More Summary
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
In a move that was expected for at least a week, the Mets designated 40-year-old Bobby Abreu for assignment.
Bobby Abreu, 40, was designated for assignment on Monday, and Kirk Nieuwenhuis was recalled from Class AAA Las Vegas.
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?”
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.