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Bobby Abreu from the Chronology
Sep 12, 2006 - Bobby Abreu drives in 7 runs, including 3 in the Yankees 9-run first inning, as the Bronx Bombers whip Tampa Bay, 12–4. The Yanks score 3 in the 3rd to give Mike Mussina a 12-run cushion. Yankees DH Hideki Matsui has 4 hits and a walk and SS Derek Jeter has not at bats, but scores three times and drives in a run as he receives three base on balls and is hit once.
Aug 16, 2006 - Bobby Abreu ties a ML record (Frank Thomas) with his 8th straight season with 100 walks as the Orioles edge the Yankees, 3-2. Max Bishop (1926-33) almost had 8 straight seasons, but one year had 97.
Jul 30, 2006 - The Yankees obtain All-Star OF Bobby Abreu and P Cory Lidle from the Phillies in exchange for 4 minor league prospects—P Matt Smith, SS C.J. Henry, C Jesus Sanchez and P Carlos Monasteries.
Jul 19, 2006 - The Phils trip the Padres, 5–4, as Bobby Abreu drives in 3 runs and Phils C Chris Coste drives in 2 with a double and homer. At 33, Coste is the third-oldest major-leaguer to hit his first homer since 1963; the only players older were Alan Zinter (34 in 2002) and So Taguchi (34 in 2003). Geoff Geary (6-0) wins in relief.
Jul 11, 2005 - Bobby Abreu wins the All-Star Home Run Derby by clouting a record 41 round-trippers. Ivan Rodriguez finishes 2nd in the contest.
Jul 16, 2004 - The Phillies defeat the Mets 5-1. Bobby Abreu becomes just the 4th player in ML history to record at least 20 HRs and 20 steals in 6 consecutive seasons. Willie Mays Bobby Bonds and Barry Bonds are the others.
Jun 24, 2001 - After being outscored 20-2 in 2 losses to Florida the Phils rebound with a 9-3 win. The Phils stay 2 1/2 games ahead of Atlanta with Florida another game back. Bobby Abreu has 3 hits including an inside-the-park in the 9th when Cliff Floyd crashes into the wall trying for the ball. Floyd who had an IPHR earlier this year keeps his 18-game hit streak alive off winning pitcher Bruce Chen.
Aug 27, 2000 - Bobby Abreu of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a pair of solo homers including a game-winning inside-the-park shot off San Francisco Giant reliever Aaron Fultz in the 10th inning to win 2-1. Abreu's homer his 20th is the 5th IPHR game-ender in Phillies history and the first since Bob Dernier did it in 1989 also against the Giants. He's the 29th major-leaguer since 1900 to end a game with an IPHR and the 38th extra-inning IP (according to David Vincent). Ed Vosberg (1-0) picks up his 1st win since 1997.
Aug 8, 1999 - The Diamondbacks defeat the Phillies 7-4 despite 5 hits including a double by OF Bobby Abreu. Arizona P Armando Reynoso wins his 7th consecutive decision. He has not lost in 17 starts dating back to April 27.
Nov 18, 1997 - The expansion draft for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and Arizona Diamondbacks is held in Phoenix‚ Arizona. Florida pitcher Tony Saunders is taken with the 1st pick by the Devil Rays‚ while the Diamondbacks select pitcher Brian Anderson from Cleveland. Following the draft‚ the Diamondbacks acquire 3B Travis Fryman from the Tigers in exchange for IFs Joe Randa and Gabe Alvarez and P Matt Drews. They also obtain OF Devon White from the Marlins for P Jesus Martinez. In a rash of moves‚ the Devil Rays get 1B Fred McGriff from the Braves for a player to be named‚ C John Flaherty from the Padres for P Brian Boehringer and IF Andy Sheets‚ SS Kevin Stocker from the Phillies for Bobby Abreu‚ and sign free agent P Roberto Hernandez to a 4-year contract.