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Bobby Abreu says he wants to be an everyday player and thinks the Los Angeles Angels should trade him if he is going to spend most of his time on the bench this season.
In a statement given to ESPNdeportes on Tuesday, Abreu says trading him is the right thing for the Angels to do if there is no full-time position for him.
On Wednesday, Manager Mike Scioscia said he doesn't...
At age 37, Bobby Abreu isn't exactly washed up as a Major League Baseball player. If he's hid in a good lineup he could still produce. Not at a high level, but he can still produce. Put him with the Detroit Tigers at DH or in leftfield and I think he could go for 15-20 homers and a .275 average. I just don't think he's an everyday player at this point in his career...
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Bobby Abreu told ESPNdeportes.com Tuesday that if he isn't playing regularly, he prefers to be traded."I'm an everyday player, and can be in the lineup for a big league team. I'm not going to be on the bench knowing I can play. If the Angels don't have a set position for me, then the best thing they can do is trade me. It...
Reporting from Tempe, Ariz. Angels Manager Mike Scioscia says he does not believe that Bobby Abreu will be a distraction in training camp after the veteran outfielder told an ESPNdeportes.com reporter that he would prefer to be traded if he doesn't have an everyday role.
"You don't get too many guys any more professional than Bobby, so I don't anticipate that being...
Bobby Abreu is apparently giving the Angels an ultimatum. The veteran slugger, now without a set role on the Angels with so many other candidates at designated hitter, told ESPNdeportes.com on Tuesday that if he isn't playing regularly, he prefers to be traded.
LOS ANGELES (CBS) - When the Los Angeles Angels acquired Albert Pujols, it set off a chain reaction throughout Orange County and put everyone on the team on notice that the direction was changing a little. However, it also meant that some players were going to be left out. With Pujols taking over at first base, Mark Trumbo moving to third base, Albert Callaspo platooning with him...
Bobby Abreu says he wants to be an everyday player and thinks the Los Angeles Angels should trade him if he is going to spend most of his time on the bench this season. In a statement given to ESPNdeportes on Tuesday, Abreu says trading him is the right thing for the Angels to do if there is no full-time position for him.
Outfielder and designated hitter says he would prefer to be traded if he can't be an everyday player with the club.Reporting from Tempe, Ariz. — Bobby Abreu hasn't arrived at Angels camp, but the veteran outfielder already has caused a stir, telling a reporter from ESPNdeportesLosAngeles.com Tuesday that he would prefer to be traded if he isn't playing every day.
If the Angels don't have a position for Bobby Abreu as an everyday player, then they must trade him somewhere else before the start of the season, Abreu told ESPNdeportesLosAngeles.com on Tuesday.
The veteran outfielder appeared expendable when the Angels signed Albert Pujols, but he could carve out a role. Kendrys Morales' health and Mark Trumbo's abilities at third base are both factors.—
Simply put, Bobby Abreu wants to continue to be an everyday player. He has expressed that to Mike Scioscia, in a couple of offseason conversations the Angels' skipper has described as "very candid," and he indicated it strongly to ESPNdeportes.com on Tuesday.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia doesn't expect Bobby Abreu to be a distraction in the clubhouse this season.