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  1. Available pinch-hitters

    Doug Mittler

    In an era of increased specialization, one of baseball's unique jobs is not faring well in general. While offense is down throughout the game, pinch hitters are struggling at an even higher rate in 2014. Entering Tuesday, pinch hitters were hittin...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  2. Washington Nationals among teams that should be buyers at trade d...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan looks at four teams that need to be buyers at the trade deadline, including the Washington Nationals.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2014
  3. Making room for Abreu

    Doug Mittler

    Bobby Abreu's long journey back to the major leagues is complete after the 40-year-old was called up by the New York Mets on Sunday night. Abreu, who last played in the majors in 2012 with the Dodgers, was hitting .395 with four doubles, a home ru...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  4. Will Mets decision at 1B come soon?

    AJ Mass

    The battle for first base continues for the New York Mets, with both Ike Davis and Lucas Duda getting a chance to swing the bat on Saturday, thanks to the designated hitter spot being in play in Anaheim against the Los Angeles Angels. Duda, with ...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  5. Mets interested in Abreu?

    Doug Mittler

    Unable to land a roster spot with the Philadelphia Phillies, 40-year-old Bobby Abreu could land a minor league deal with the New York Mets. Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com tweets the Mets are considering adding Abreu as "outfield insurance" and would ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  6. Abreu back on the market

    AJ Mass

    As ESPN.com's Jayson Stark reported Wednesday, the Philadelphia Phillies informed Bobby Abreu that he was not making the team's Opening Day roster, and gave him time to consider his options going forward. On Thursday, Abreu asked for and was granted ...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  7. Abreu nearing end of the road?

    AJ Mass

    After 17 seasons and just 74 plate appearances shy of 10,000 for his career, there's a chance that Bobby Abreu may have played his last game in the major leagues. At least, that could be the case if the Philadelphia Phillies decide to part ways with ...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  8. Tuesday Roundup: Did Tanaka decide?

    Doug Mittler

    A Cone of Silence remains over the negotiations between Masahiro Tanaka and his potential suitors, so we really don't know if the Japanese righthander is any closer to make a decision than he was a few weeks ago. We do know that Tanaka and his age...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  9. Wednesday Roundup: Fame time, next year

    AJ Mass

    Three players were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, as Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas all made it to Cooperstown in their first year on the ballot. Jack Morris, in his 15th and final season of eligibility, fell short of the...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  10. Abreu interest tepid at best

    AJ Mass

    Could outfielder Bobby Abreu, who did not play in the major leagues last season, be making a comeback in 2014? He's certainly playing well enough for Leones del Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League to have teams at least take a look his way. Ab...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  11. Bobby Abreu holding his own for Dodgers

    Eric Karabell

    Last week was a tough one for the NL-leading Los Angeles Dodgers, as they again lost superstar outfielder Matt Kemp to the disabled list with a recurring hamstring injury, along with solid left-hander Ted Lilly to a sore shoulder. Then they got spank...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  12. Bobby Abreu holding his own fantasy-wise as a Los Angeles Dodgers...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines this new Dodgers version of Bobby Abreu (compared with the Angels or Phillies versions) to determine what fantasy leagues he has value in.

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  13. Mike Trout of Los Angeles Angels recalled after Bobby Abreu's rel...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein profiles outfielder Mike Trout and catcher Welington Castillo, who were recalled Friday.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2012
  14. Struggling Angels OF needs Mike Trout

    Eric Karabell

    It can be argued that Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout is the best prospect in the minor leagues. Entering Wednesday, the 20-year-old is hitting .419 at Triple-A Salt Lake, with one home run, 13 RBIs and 21 runs scored in 19 games, as well as...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  15. Struggling Los Angeles Angels outfield could use hot-hitting pros...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell takes a closer look at the struggling Los Angeles Angels outfield, speculating as to when the team will call up top prospect Mike Trout.

    Blog | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  16. Chapman should go to Triple-A

    Jim Bowden

    PHOENIX -- The Cincinnati Reds are excited about the potential of their rotation for the short- and long-term, but don't be surprised if left-hander Aroldis Chapman isn't a part of it come Opening Day as there is strong sentiment that he could start ...

    Blog | February 29, 2012