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BOBBY ABREU RUMORS & GOSSIP

MMO Mailbag: Will Mets Strikeout At Hitting Coach?

Alex asks… Do you have a personal favorite for the next Mets hitting coach and who do you think they’ll ultimately go with? Joe D. replies… I don’t really have a favorite to be quite honest. I’ve shared my pros and cons on Bobby Abreu, Kevin Long and most recently Dave Magadan. But the fact of the matter is I don’t really care which way Sandy Alderson goes. In the grand...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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September 29, 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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