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BOBBY ABREU RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mets Designate Bobby Abreu For Assignment

And there it is… Mets Roster Move: Bobby Abreu has been designated for assignment. A corresponding move will be made. I’ve been nailing it with my timing… 12:00 PM According to a report by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have no current intentions of releasing either player despite ranking last in the majors in batting average (.196), 29th in slugging percentage (...
Via Mets Merized Online
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Can We Move On From The Bobby Abreu Experiment Now?

As we get back to business as usual after spending the last few days pondering the different things the Mets could have done before the non-waiver deadline, I wanted to discuss two moves the Mets could have done to improve the team that didn’t require any of our top prospects or vast sums of money. Cutting Bobby Abreu and Chris Young. We’ve expended many a column on CY already...
Via Mets Merized Online
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets recall Bobby Abreu from Triple-A

The New York Mets have recalled outfielder Bobby Abreu from Triple-A Las Vegas. Abreu, 40, signed a minor league deal with the Mets after failing to crack the roster of the Philadelphia Pillies this spring. Since being stationed at Triple-A, the former All-Star has put together a .395/.489/.579 line with a home run. In order to make room fro Abreu the Mets sent Andrew Brown to Triple...
Via Tireball.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Abreu To Join Mets On Monday

The Mets announced Bobby Abreu will join the team in time for Monday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals. They didn’t immediately say whose place Abreu will take. The 40-year-old Abreu hasn’t played in the big leagues since 2012, when he played eight games for the Los Angeles Angels and then 92 for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Abreu signed a minor-league contract with...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets rumors: Bobby Abreu has 16 days to opt out of his contract

According to Mike Puma with the New York Post, the New York Mets will need to keep a close eye on Bobby Abreu and his production to decide if he'll have a chance to make the big-league roster. Abreu is currently playing with the Mets Triple-A affiliate Las Vegas 51s and is able to opt out of his contract by April 30th. He has been able to display a strong but this far into the young...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Abreu Has An April 30 Opt Out Clause

April 12 Mike Puma of the NY Post has learned that Bobby Abreu has an April 30 opt out clause on the deal he signed with the Mets. “Don’t be surprised if he’s with the Mets by end of month,” Puma says. April 11 When the Mets signed Bobby Abreu on March 31, I have to admit, I really didn’t understand that move, especially when the Mets have a crop of younger ball players...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Abreu Will Not Make Phillies Roster

(MLB.com) According to the Phillies, Bobby Abreu did not make the Phillies opening day roster. Abreu, who signed a minor league deal with an invite to spring training back in January, was attempting a comeback after spending a year out of baseball. Abreu originally had an opt out date of today, but agreed Tuesday to push the date back to this Sunday. At 40 years old, the former Gold...
Via Phillies Nation
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phillies Nation Top 100: #11 Bobby Abreu

The Phillies Nation Top 100 continues today with #11. Our mission is to assess the Top 100 Phillies players of all time using impact to the Phillies, individual achievement, team achievement, traditional stats, and analytics as our criteria. The list was compiled by Ian Riccaboni and Pat Gallen with input from the rest of the Phillies Nation staff.  From this point forward, each...
Via Phillies Nation
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies sign OF Bobby Abreu, 39, to minor league contract

Outfielder Bobby Abreu has signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies and will be invited to spring training. The 39-year-old Abreu was a two-time All-Star with the Phillies in 2004-05. He was traded to the New York Yankees in 2006 and didn't play in the majors last year. Abreu could fill Philadelphia's need for a left-handed hitter off the bench. He hit .322...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies sign OF Bobby Abreu

Outfielder Bobby Abreu has signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies and will be invited to spring training. The 39-year-old Abreu was a two-time All-Star with the Phillies in 2004-05. He was traded to the New York Yankees in 2006 and didn't play in the majors last year. Abreu could fill Philadelphia's need for a left-handed hitter off the bench. He hit .322...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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