John Mayberry Jr.
Outfielder John Mayberry Jr. and the New York Mets have finalized a $1.45 million, one-year contract.
The versatile 30-year-old played first base and all three outfield positions in 2014. In 146 at-bats he batted .212 with seven home runs and 23 RBIs, posting a .310 on-base percentage.
The Mets are starting to slide. The losing streak is now at three.
John Mayberry Jr. drove in five runs to set another career best, Vance Worley pitched well enough and the Philadelphia Phillies got off to a strong start after the All-Star break by beating the New York Mets 7-2 on Friday night.
Roy Halladay pitched a seven-hitter to help Philadelphia set a club record with its 18th victory in April as the Phillies beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Saturday.