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BOBBY ABREU RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bobby Abreu Expected To Join Mets In September

The Mets re-signed Bobby Abreu to a minor-league deal this past Friday, and a team official told Adam Rubin of ESPN new York. that he’ll assuredly be part called up in September when rosters expand. “Whenever we sign a veteran player to a minor-league deal, we think about the impact he may or may not have on younger players,” VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta told Rubin...
Via Mets Merized Online
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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 (...
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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...
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August 01, 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...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Abreu deal official, Dodgers option Sellers

The Dodgers officially signed Bobby Abreu to a 1-year contract on Friday. He'll play the role of left-handed bat off the bench and part-time starter in left field (as he's done so in his first couple games). He came up in two key situations yesterday. Once he struck out and the other time, in the top of the ninth inning, he hit a ball right on the nose, but the Cubs&...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
May 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Abreu deal 'fell apart'

The trade that would send Bobby Abreu to the Cleveland Indians apparently has hit a snag and might not get completed. Baseball columnist Jon Heyman of cbssports.com tweeted that he was "hearing (the) Abreu deal fell apart" early Friday afternoon. Long-time Indians writer Paul Hoynes of The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer earlier tweeted that the deal might still get done, but...
Via Fox Sports West
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Angels trading Abreu to Indians?

The Angels are on the verge of trading disgruntled outfielder Bobby Abreu to the Cleveland Indians, according to a CBSSports.com report. Peter Greenberg, the agent for the 38-year-old veteran, said Thursday night that he had not received confirmation from either club about a deal, and neither the Angels nor Indians would comment. Abreu's potential role with the Angels seemed...
Via Fox Sports West
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Angels trying to trade Abreu to Indians

The Los Angeles Angels are trying to put together a trade that would send outfielder Bobby Abreu to the Cleveland Indians, CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman reported Thursday. Abreu's playing time probably would be limited with the Angels because of the many outfielders and designated hitters on the roster. But the Indians need an outfielder with Grady Sizemore probably out until...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby Abreu should have a busy spring

Tempe, Ariz. It might be unrealistic for the Angels to get Bobby Abreu the playing time he desires this season, but the veteran outfielder should get more than his fill of plate appearances this spring. The 38-year-old Abreu, who has said he would rather be traded than accept a reserve role, told Manager Mike Scioscia he would like to play five or six days a week in Arizona, an...
Via Fox Sports West
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby Abreu to Angels: Play me or trade me

Tempe, Ariz.-- Bobby Abreu hasn't arrived at Angels camp, but the veteran outfielder has already caused a stir, telling a reporter from ESPNdeportesLosAngeles.com on Tuesday that he would prefer to be traded if he isn't playing every day. "I'm an everyday player, I can still be in the lineup for a major league team," Abreu, who will be 38 in March, said by...
Via Fox Sports West
February 21, 2012  |  1 Comment
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