11:35 AM EDT, Thu July 31, 2014

Morning Briefing: Who'll stop the swoon?

SEATTLE FIRST PITCH: The Mets have stumbled out of the gate since the All-Star break, and now have lost three straight. They are back in fourth place and nine games behind the division-leading Washington Nationals. Rookie Jacob deGrom (3-5, 3.18 ERA) looks to right the ship Tuesday. He opposes right-hander Erasmo Ramirez (1-4, 4.58) at 10:10 p.m. ET at Safeco Field. Bobby Abreu is due to DH the final two games of the series. Tuesday’s news reports: • Jonathon Niese's streak of 21 straight starts allowing three earned runs or fewer was snapped in his return from the disabled list as...
MetsBlog Jul 20, 2014

Collins: Abreu to get at bats at DH

Bobby Abreu hasn’t been a regular in the Mets lineup for nearly a month, but when the Mets face a right-hander in the AL parks this week he will be the DH. Manager Terry Collins, who played Abreu on Sunday against the Padres, will insert the veteran hitter at DH on Tuesday and Wednesday against […]

Abreu, struggling in pinch, to DH in Seattle

SAN DIEGO -- The Mets are due to face a left-hander, Roenis Elias, in Monday’s series opener in Seattle. The final two games of the series, though, Terry Collins is planning to use Bobby Abreu as the designated hitter. Bobby Abreu #53 RFNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM57 HR1 RBI14 R11 OBP.350 AVG.264 The Mets are expected to face right-handers Erasmo Ramirez and Hisashi Iwakuma in those games. Abreu actually starts Sunday in left field in San Diego -- only his fourth time in the starting lineup since June 26.
KFFL Jul 20, 2014

Mets | Bobby Abreu to serve as DH in Seattle series

New York Mets OF Bobby Abreu will start in left field against the San Diego ...

Jose Abreu wins rookie honor again

CHICAGO -- For the second time in three months, Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu has been named American League rookie of the month. Abreu nabbed the June honor by batting .313 with 10 home runs, 22 RBIs and a .667 slugging percentage in 25 games. He was given the rookie honor in the opening month of the season, in addition to winning the American League player of the month honor in March/April. The 27-year-old native of Cuba became the first White Sox player to win rookie of the month twice in a season.

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