Abreu Hopes To Re-Sign With Yankees

According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, right fielder Bobby Abreu hopes to play for the Yankees a few more years.  A quote from Abreu:

"I’m a free agent at the end of the year, so you understand how that is.  Here is where I want to be, but we still have this season to play. There’s still a long time before we talk about that."

Abreu, 34, is hitting .291/.364/.476 in 483 plate appearances this year.  He did about the same in ’07.  Last November the Yankees exercised Abreu’s $16MM option for ’08.  It’s probably not going to make sense to pay Abreu much more than $12MM in ’09.

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