LF,RF - FA
Melky Cabrera has been released by the New York Mets.
Cabrera signed a minor league contract with the Mets in late June but didn't last long. He got some work at first base, in addition to his usual outfield position, during summer camp but apparently didn't perform well. New York signed Juan Lagares to a minor league contract prior to releasing Cabrera.
The Mets signed OF Melky Cabrera to a minor-league contract.
The 35-year-old switch-hitter batted .280/.313/.399 with seven homers for the Pirates last season. He'll serve as roster depth as the Mets look to compete in the highly competitive NL East this year.
Melky Cabrera went 2-for-5 with a three-run home run in Friday's win over the Rockies.
Cabrera drew the start, and smashed a three-run home run in the fifth inning to extend the Pirates' lead. Without regular playing time, Cabrera is batting .279 with seven home runs, 42 RBI and 39 runs scored.
Melky Cabrera went 1-for-5 as the Pirates defeated the Angels 10-2.
Cabrera had been struggling of late, and broke an 0-for-11 skid with a single. With the hit, he's now 3-for-31 over his previous 11 games.
Melky Cabrera went 1-for-4 with a double, two RBI, and a run scored in Friday's win over the Mets.
Cabrera contributed to the Pirates' five-fun fourth inning, knocking a two-RBI double. Cabrera has a double in five of his last six games, bringing his total to 19 through 93 games this season.