Taylor Teagarden Agrees To Minor League Deal With Mets
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Catcher Taylor Teagarden has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets.
He hit .167 with two homers and five RBIs in 60 at-bats last season for Baltimore, which designated him for assignment Sept. 1.
The 30-year-old catcher was on the disabled list from April 28 to June 4 after he dislocated his left thumb when hit by a foul ball.
Teagarden, whose deal was announced Monday, has a .206 average with 20 homers and 63 RBIs in six major league seasons.
He figures to compete for a backup role behind Travis d’Arnaud. The No. 2 job is expected to be Anthony Recker’s to lose entering spring training.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Report: Jets To Ship 5th Round Pick To Bears For Stud Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall
- Mets Host Families Of NYPD Officers Killed In The Line Of Duty In December
- Silverman: Kentucky’s Calipari Has A Team Of Superstars Playing The Team Game
- NCAA Suspends Boeheim 9 Games As Part Of Sanctions Against Syracuse
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)