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...
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3 days ago  |  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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Abreu is Scorching The Ball In Las Vegas

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 ready to take their turn and become stars on the big club.  The move to bring in a 40 year old ball player past his prime didn’t really sit well with me.  My thinking was maybe they feel he still has something left...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Bobby Abreu The Answer For The Mets?

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 ready to take their turn and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Bobby Abreu… the Bell that Tolls for Ike?

The Mets are coming to the realization that they are not going to get much in return via trade for Ike Davis. With Lucas Duda being named the starter (at least for now), one does have to wonder… was the signing of Bobby Abreu a harbinger of Ike’s ultimate release? Sandy Alderson commented earlier in the week that Bobby could be a guy off the bench at some point this season. At...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Abreu is in the system and other roster stories

AAA: Cesar Puello – Of all the better prospects currently on the 51’s, Puello is the one who could have the largest impact.  With Chris Young on a one-year deal, Puello looks to prove his ability to play in the majors and earn a starting spot in 2015.  It’s notable that he’s starting the year in AAA and not AA where he finished 2013 (prior to his suspension). Vic Black...
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New York Mets Sign Bobby Abreu To Minor League Contract

The Mets have signed 40-year-old outfielder Bobby Abreu to a minor league contract, the team announced Monday night. The Mets signed OF Bobby Abreu to a minor league contract. He will report to Las Vegas.— New York Mets (@Mets) March 31, 2014 Abreu, who last appeared in the majors with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012, hit .244 with 2 RBI in 17 games with the Phillies during spring...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Abreu won't make Opening Day roster

Despite the huge improvement since last season, Bobby Abreu has been told by General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. that he will not be part of the 25-man Opening Day roster on the 31st when Philadelphia opens 2014 at the Texas Rangers.As of right now the 40-year-old has not been released, and Amaro has told reporters "Bobby Abreu is still with the Phillies organization, and he is...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Abreu Released by Phillies

The Phillies released veteran outfielder Bobby Abreu on Thursday, ending any hope of a comeback with his old team. The 40-year-old Abreu was informed Wednesday that he would not be on the Phillies’ opening day roster, but the decision to release him was made Thursday. Abreu hit .244 with two RBIs and a .404 OBP this spring with the Phillies, but struggled defensively in the outfield...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Abreu Will Not Make Phillies Roster

( 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...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

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