The Mets announced today that they signed both infielder Brad Emaus and outfielder Fred Lewis to minor league deals. Both will be assigned Triple-A Buffalo.
Emaus will make his second tour of duty will the Mets after being taken by the Amazin’s in the Rule V and played 14 games going 6-37 in his Met career before being returned to the Rockies where he hit .313 (51-for-163) for their Triple-A affiliate.
Lewis, a career .267 hitter, has spent time with the Giants, Blue Jays and most recently the Reds over his six-year career. In 2011, Lewis hit .230 with 3 homers and 19 RBIs over 183 at-bats.