Tag Archive | 2011 First-Year Player Draft

New York Mets sign Kevin Pillar to a one-year deal

The New York Mets announced recently that the club has signed outfielder Kevin Pillar to a one-year deal. In a corresponding move, outfielder Guillermo Heredia was designated for assignment. The 6-0, 200-pounder split the 2020 season between the Boston Red Sox and Colorado Rockies and hit a combined .288/.336/.462 with 34 runs, 12 doubles, three […]

Mets announce several Minor League signings

The New York Mets announced that the team has signed LHP Jerry Blevins, RHP Jerad Eickhoff, LHP Tom Windle and INF Wilfredo Tovar to minor league contracts with an invitation to Major League Spring Training. Blevins, 37, is a 13-year major league veteran and is 30-13 with seven saves and a 3.54 ERA in 609 […]

Mets Sign Catcher James McCann

The New York Mets announced that the team has signed All-Star catcher James McCann to a four-year contract. McCann, 30, played for the White Sox for the last two seasons and made the AL All-Star team in 2019. He posted career-best marks in batting average (.289), on-base percentage (.360) and slugging percentage (.536) in 31 […]