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Former Mets Alfonzo, Abreu Among Candidates To Replace Lamar Johnson

Edgardo Alfonzo and Bobby Abreu have emerged as the leading candidates to replace Lamar Johnson as Mets hitting coach according to Mike Puma. Abreu expressed interest in the job after his retirement on Sunday and according to Puma’s sources, Alfonzo was not very interested in the job before the season but would consider it if he was offered the position. Last week, the New York...
Via Mets Merized Online
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Goodbye to Phillies Legend Bobby Abreu

Bobby Abreu will officially retire after today. The Phillies legend was the best offensive player the Phillies have had since Mike Schmidt, over all, and was my favorite player while in Philadelphia. As a Phillie, he posted a .928 OPS, hitting 195 homers, driving in 814 runs, scoring 891 runs,...
Via Philliedelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB News: Bobby Abreu announces retirement

After eighteens seasons with six different teams Bobby Abreu has decided to call it quits and retire from Major League Baseball.#493652359 / gettyimages.comThis is according to Mike Puma on Twitter:Bobby Abreu just announced his retirement.— Mike Puma (@NYPost_Mets) September 26, 2014Abreu spent this past season with the New York Mets hitting .246 with 1 home run and 14 RBIs...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets news: Abreu retires, fences moving in, d’Arnaud’s elbow

Friday was a busy day in the way of Mets news, as Bobby Abreu announced his retirement the old fashioned way: by saying it at the end of the season and not going on a year-long farewell tour, Adam Rubin revealed that minor changes may be coming to the Citi Field outfield walls, and the nature of Travis d’Arnaud’s elbow injury was disclosed. Bobby Abreu Retires Abreu, who began...
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Mets outfielder Bobby Abreu announces retirement

  Bobby Abreu plans to retire after the season. A reserve outfielder and pinch hitter with the Mets, the 40-year-old Abreu made the announcement Friday at Citi Field before New York's game against Houston. Abreu was out of the majors last season, but played winter ball back home in Venezuela and went to spring training this year with Philadelphia. After getting cut by the Phillies...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Long-Time Phillie Bobby Abreu Announces Retirement

#71304194 / Though he may not have been a part of the five straight NL East Championships, the two NL Pennants and the World Series Championship, Bobby Abreu was an integral part of the Phllies organization for the better part of nine years. He had a brief stint with...
Via Philliedelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets outfielder Bobby Abreu, former All-Star and Gold Glove winner, retires

Bobby Abreu's illustrious 18 year career is coming to an end. The Mets outfielder announced today that he will retire. Over the course of his career, Abreu was one of the best hitters in baseball. He's hit .291 in his career with a .395 on-base percentage. This season, only Victor Martinez, Andrew McCutchen and Jose Bautista have posted an OBP higher than that.
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  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

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 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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