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Abreu a model of patience

Steady veteran leads by example

Bobby Abreu’s plate discipline rubbed off on his teammates. The Angels had a .350 OBP this year, up from .330 in 2008. Bobby Abreu’s plate discipline rubbed off on his teammates. The Angels had a .350 OBP this year, up from .330 in 2008. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images
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By John Powers
Globe Staff / October 8, 2009

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It isn’t as if Bobby Abreu didn’t like the Bronx, the pinstripes and the $30 million the Yankees paid him for his two-plus years of service. “I had a good time in New York,’’ says the Angels right fielder, who’d also logged a couple of seasons in Houston and nearly nine in Philadelphia. (Full article: 1138 words)

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