Bobby Abreu


Will Bobby Abreu make the Hall of Fame?

Last Tuesday, the official results from the 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame voting were revealed. While much of the attention among Phillies fans was on how newcomers to the ballot Jimmy Rollins and Ryan Howard fared, it is worth noting where one of their former teammates, Bobby Abreu, landed. In...
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25 Smartest Moves of the Past 25 Years: Yankees trade for Bobby Abreu

The 2006 Yankees lineup was quite deep. Of the seven players who made at least 500 plate appearances, only one had an OPS+ below the league average 100. They had the reigning AL MVP in Álex Rodríguez, and a guy who came very close to winning MVP (and arguably should’ve) that season in Derek Jeter.

The “I can’t believe he has a real Hall of Fame case” tier of players: Bobby Abreu

There is something interesting about the hall of fame. Arguments are made based on a variety of factors that often best suit the narrative you want to push. For instance, it is suitable to focus on awards if you want to support Yadier Molina’s Hall of Fame case like we discussed in last week’s segment. I’m sure that somewhere down the line a small portion of people will focus on postseason success when talking about Madison Bumgarner.

Roundtable: Is Bobby Abreu a Hall of Famer?

With the Hall of Fame election announcement approaching on Jan. 25, is conducting a series of conversations debating which players on the ballot are worthy of consideration. This installation examines the candidacy of former outfielder Bobby Abreu. • Other HOF discussions: Helton | Andruw | Big Papi | Posey...

Larry Bowa on Bobby Abreu: ‘Eventually, this guy should be in the Hall of Fame’

Count one of Bobby Abreu’s former managers among those who believe that the Philadelphia Phillies Wall of Famer should one day be enshrined in Cooperstown. Larry Bowa — who managed Abreu from 2001-2004, and then was part of Joe Torre’s staff with the New York Yankees in 2006 and 2007 when Abreu was traded to the Bronx — appeared on “Loud Outs” with Ryan Spilborghs and Brad Lidge on MLB Network Radio last week. Bowa gave a glowing assessment as he looked back on Abreu’s 18-year career, and endorsed the sweet-swinging lefty’s Hall of Fame case.
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Mariners Moose Tracks, 12/18/21: Jared Sandberg, Bobby Abreu, and Kyle Seager

Good morning everyone and happy Saturday! Let’s kick off the weekend with some links. This could be some cool content while we await the lockout to conclude. Jesse Rogers at ESPN reported that MLB and the MLBPA did hold a meeting on Thursday to discuss lesser aspects of the next CBA such as drug testing and scheduling.

LA Angels you need to know on Hall of Fame ballot: Bobby Abreu

Bobby Abreu is one of four LA Angels on the Hall of Fame ballot this year, and it's easy to see why. Abreu would go in as a Philadelphia Phillie, as he played nine years there. That being said, he spent the second-most amount of time in his career with the Angels (three years, and part of a fourth).

Poll: Is Bobby Abreu a Hall of Famer?

The Hall of Fame ballots are out, the lockout is ongoing, and so to keep us busy, we are doing some polls about players who are on the ballot this year and whether or not they should be voted in. Today is Bobby Abreu. Cast your vote below...
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This Day in Yankees History: Bobby Abreu closes in on a half-century

Welcome to the relaunched This Day in Yankees History. As the offseason has begun much sooner than anyone has ever hoped for, the Pinstripe Alley team has decided to continue the revived program in its new format. These daily posts will highlight two or three key moments in Yankees history on a given date, as well as recognize players born on the day. Hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane with us!