According to Adam Rubin of ESPN NewYork, third base prospect Shawn Bowman, who had been designated for assignment, has been claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays. Bowman had a solid season after coming back from injuries last season, batting .294 with nine homers and 44 RBI in 347 at-bats with Double-A Binghamton. Bowman, 25, was originally drafted by the Mets in the 12th round in 2002 out of British Columbia. Rubin also notes that, RHP [...]
According to Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post in a post to his Twitter account, the Mets have told reliever J.J. Putz that they will decline his option and instead buy him out for $1 million dollars. Not really a big surprise considering the Mets would have had to pay him over $9 million dollars to set up Frankie Rodriguez. It doesn’t necessarily mean that Putz won’t be back, only that if he is it [...]
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