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  1. Remembering the Angels' .300 lineup

    Rob Neyer

    Just a year ago, the Angels were doing something pretty incredible. This season? Not so much. Bill Plunkett's got the details: Mickey Hatcher can put away the camera. A year ago Wednesday, the Angels made a bit of history. On Aug. 18, 2009, they ...

    Blog | August 17, 2010
  2. Smackdown: Damon vs. Abreu

    Rob Neyer

    Getty Images Who has a better chance at the Hall of Fame: the Angels' Bobby Abreu or the Yankees' Johnny Damon? While twittering during Game 4, I was inspired by Johnny Damon's long home run to fire this off: Who's the be...

    Blog | October 21, 2009
  3. Friday Filberts

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links were saved at the last moment by a nifty bit of line-drive-inducing relief work from Brad Lidge ... I'm sure I've asked this question before, but ... Why aren't contemporary photographs beautiful like this? Listen up, Andrew Friedma...

    Blog | October 16, 2009
  4. Yankee castoff Abreu boosts Angels

    Rob Neyer

    It's nice to see Bobby Abreu -- perhaps the single most underrated player in the last 20 years -- getting a little love, especially in the Times ... For Abreu, the winter was nothing but question marks. Why did the Yankees not offer him a contra...

    Blog | October 14, 2009
  5. Does Abreu stir the Angels' drink?

    Rob Neyer

    From Carson Cistulli's review of the Angels (and particularly their hitting): The numbers are up across the board, really. More walks, more line drives (with the exception of '04), more fly balls, and more fly balls leaving the yard. The i...

    Blog | October 06, 2009
  6. Abreu boosting teammates?

    Rob Neyer

    Just this morning, I linked to Bill Plunkett's argument for Bobby Abreu as baseball's best bargain. Well, now Plunkett's got even more evidence for his case: Bobby Abreu is getting a lot of credit as a man of influence. With the Angels...

    Blog | August 24, 2009
  7. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links were the end-product of a million monkeys typing randomly on 367 reconditioned electric typewriters. And for minimum wage! * Bill Plunkett's point about Bobby Abreu is a point worth making: Abreu's been a fantastic ba...

    Blog | August 24, 2009
  8. More Angels on base

    Rob Neyer

    Posted by David Pinto Since the start of the 2002 season, the first in which Mike Scioscia took the Angels to the playoffs, the team that plays in Anaheim owns the third-best record in the majors, 709-528. That .573 winning percentage only trails th...

    Blog | August 04, 2009
  9. Abreu's paucity of power puzzling

    Rob Neyer

    Bobby Abreu has hit exactly zero home runs this season, and yet no one seems particularly concerned. Abreu Mike DiGiovanna: The Angels did not expect Bobby Abreu to hit 35 home runs this season. Though he averaged 22...

    Blog | May 14, 2009
  10. Defensively, Abreu has hit the wall

    Rob Neyer

    Nobody's confirmed the deal yet, but Jon Heyman's reporting that Bobby Abreu's about to sign with the Angels for $5 million plus maybe a little extra. Details and analysis: Free agent outfielder Bobby Abreu and the Angels have an agreement on a one...

    Blog | Conversation | February 11, 2009
  11. Dunn, Abreu options for DH-challenged teams

    Rob Neyer

    In the wake of the news about Manny Ramirez, we're reminded yet again that Adam Dunn and Bobby Abreu are still out there, too. Granted, all three are less than stellar defensive players. But as Joe Sheehan points out, there's been a position invented...

    Blog | Conversation | February 03, 2009
  12. Debating the value of the once-great Abreu

    Rob Neyer

    Why is Bobby Abreu, so good so recently, still unemployed? As Tyler Kepner writes, Ed Wade (for one) just can't figure it out: "Some players are sitting at home and their wives are saying, 'Where are we going for spring training? Where do we live d...

    Blog | Conversation | February 02, 2009
  13. Numbers tell outfielders' stories

    Rob Neyer

    Once a month I see something on this very site that I just have to mention, and today it's Jerry Crasnick's piece about a certain corner outfielder's seeming inability to draw much interest this winter ... As outfielder Bobby Abreu prepared to h...

    Blog | Conversation | December 18, 2008
  14. Don't bank on stats being completely accurate

    Rob Neyer

    When looking at statistics -- especially those compiled in the distant past -- don't bank on complete accuracy.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2006
  15. Abreu consistently excellent, but not spectacular

    Rob Neyer

    Bobby Abreu is about to reach the 100-walk mark for the eighth straight season. Rob Neyer evaluates the right fielder's credentials for the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2006