Aaron Harang pitched six strong innings, Bobby Abreu homered for the first time this year and the Los Angeles Dodgers ended a season-worst five-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday.
Pinch-hitter Scott Van Slyke his first major league homer, a go-ahead three-run shot in the seventh inning against his father’s former team, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for a 6-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are off to their best start in years, and manager Don Mattingly thinks Bobby Abreu makes the NL West leaders even better.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed Bobby Abreu one week after the Angels cut the slumping outfielder.
The struggling Los Angeles Angels released slumping outfielder Bobby Abreu on Friday night.
Thursday night, it appeared a deal was coming together that would send Bobby Abreu to the Indians in a trade. Later that night, the deal began to sound less certain. Now, late Friday morning, the deal has fallen apart, CBSSports.com insider Jon Heyman has learned.
CBSSports.com Insider Jon Heyman reports that the Indians are close to trading for Angels outfielder Bobby Abreu. Abreu is a casualty of the DH/outfield bottleneck in Anaheim, and the Indians, in the wake of the Grady Sizemore injury, are desperate for outfield depth.
When the Los Angeles Angels acquired Albert Pujols, it set off a chain reaction throughout Orange County and put everyone on the team on notice that the direction was changing a little. However, it also meant that some players were going to be left out. With Pujols taking over at first base, Mark Trumbo moving to third base, Albert Callaspo platooning with him and Kendrys Morales attempting to make a comeback to become the designated hitter, which means Bobby Abreu, is left with no spot in the lineup.
Bobby Abreu hit a three-run homer off Matt Cain to highlight a five-run first inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the San Francisco Giants 8-0 Wednesday.