Stinnett Released

The Mets released catcher Kelly Stinnett less than a week after signing him to a minor league contract. The Mets had signed Mike DiFelice to a minor league contract a day after signing Stinnett. The presence of DiFelice made Stinnett a redundancy that the team felt it didn’t need.

Minor Acquisitions

In addition to signing Kelly Stinnett yesterday the Mets made a few other acquisitions. Infielder Benji Gil was acquired from the Seattle Mariners as infield insurance. Gil has major league experience but will be assigned to AAA Norfolk as insurance in case Jose Reyes or Kazuo Matsui gets hurt. Catcher Fernando Lunar was acquired to […]

Catching Another Catcher

This just in… Mets sign catcher Kelly Stinnett The Mets have signed backup catcher Kelly Stinnett to a minor league contract the day after he was granted a release from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Stinnett is no all star but he gives the Mets another experienced backup catcher. No word yet on how this may affect […]