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Chicago Sun-Times Oct 20, 2014

Jose Abreu wins Rookie of the Year honor

Jose Abreu was named American League Rookie of the Year by Sporting News on Monday, an expected honor for the 27-year-old White Sox first baseman who batted .317 with 36 homers while leading all of baseball in slugging percentage.
MetsBlog Sep 29, 2014

Abreu, Alfonzo among hitting coach candidates

The Mets are expected to announce “limited” changes to the coaching staff in the coming days. One of those changes is expected to be a new hitting coach, with Lamar Johnson reassigned. Along with Bobby Abreu, another candidate high on the team’s list is former Met Edgardo Alfonzo (Puma, Sept. 29). Alfonzo would reportedly be […]
Newsday Sep 28, 2014

Bobby Abreu exits in style

Bobby Abreu went out just as he had hoped.

Abreu, Duda and Colon

NEW YORK –Bobby Abreu’s fantastic 18-season career ended Sunday with the veteran outfielder lacing a single to left field in the fifth inning of the 8-3 win over the Astros. As Abreu stood at first, the crowd gave him a …
Newark Star-Ledger Sep 28, 2014
WATCH: Mets' Bobby Abreu says goodbye to career with one last hit

WATCH: Mets' Bobby Abreu says goodbye to career with one last hit

Terry Collins, his first manager with the Astros all those years ago, was in the dugout again. Houston, his first team, was the last he faced. And the Mets -- against whom he knocked in hit No. 1 -- provided him a uniform to smack one more.

Abreu playing days not quite over

NEW YORK -- Veteran Bobby Abreu appreciated the sendoff from the Citi Field crowd after he singled in the fifth inning and was removed for a pinch runner. Abreu, who is retiring, received a standing ovation from the Mets faithful. "The way that I wanted to end it -- on the field," Abreu labeled the moment. "Thanks to all the fans for the ovation over there and my teammates for being a part of that. It was nice." Alex Goodlett/Bobby Abreu acknowledges the crowd after singling in his final major league at-bat.
Newark Star-Ledger Sep 28, 2014
Mets' Bobby Abreu ends career with single against Astros

Mets' Bobby Abreu ends career with single against Astros

Terry Collins, his manager with the Mets, was his first manager too.
Newark Star-Ledger Sep 28, 2014
Mets - Astros lineups: Bobby Abreu starts in final game of career

Mets - Astros lineups: Bobby Abreu starts in final game of career

Terry Collins says he intends to take Abreu out sometime during the game to let him get an ovation.

Bobby Abreu starts in MLB finale

Bobby Abreu #53 RFNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM78 HR1 RBI14 R12 OBP.336 AVG.244 NEW YORK -- Terry Collins has placed Bobby Abreu in the starting lineup for the retiring outfielder's final major league game. Abreu, 40, announced on Friday his decision to step away. Collins reconfigured the outfield to get Abreu in right field. Curtis Granderson starts in center field and Matt den Dekker mans left field. Collins plans to pull Abreu in-game so he can be recognized by the Citi Field crowd.
Newsday Sep 27, 2014

Bobby Abreu helped build Venezuelan pipeline

Bobby Abreu was playing in a tournament in his native Venezuela when a scout approached him about turning pro. If he chose to sign, he'd be sent to Valencia, home to a newly-built baseball academy on the grounds of the Venoco oil company.
Mets 360 Sep 27, 2014

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…Read more →Related Posts:Bobby Abreu proving everyone wrong so farBobby Abreu makes a claim for more playing timeMets should explore signing Cuban defector Jose AbreuThe state of the current Mets outfieldDavid Wright’s comeback as sudden as his decline
philly.com Sep 27, 2014

Touch 'Em All: Bobby Abreu retiring at season's end

Bobby Abreu plans to retire after the season. A reserve outfielder and pinch-hitter with the Mets, the 40-year-old Abreu, who also played for the Phillies from 1998 to 2006, made the announcement Friday at Citi Field before New York's game against Houston.
New York Daily News Sep 27, 2014
Mets' Bobby Abreu calling it quits

Mets' Bobby Abreu calling it quits

Bobby Abreu just wanted to be wearing a uniform when he announced his retirement, and Friday he got his wish. Sitting next to his first manager in the big leagues and wearing his blue and orange, No. 53 Mets uniform, the 40-year-old Venezuelan announced on Friday that his career would end Sunday with the Mets’ season.
Newsday Sep 26, 2014

Bobby Abreu announces retirement

As he announced his retirement Friday, the connections made over 18 major-league seasons weren't lost upon Bobby Abreu.

Abreu to retire

NEW YORK — Veteran outfielder Bobby Abreu announced Friday he will retire at season’s end, capping a fantastic 18-year career. This season marked Abreu’s lone year in Flushing. “I feel happy with my career. I feel blessed,” Abreu said before …

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