After losing star shortstop Jose Reyes to the Miami Marlins over the weekend, the New York Mets remained reserved and mostly quiet for the first day and a half of baseball's Winter Meetings.
But they're reserved and quiet no more as general manager Sandy Alderson sprung into action late on Tuesday evening with a trade and a pair of signings to help replenish his depleted bullpen.
For the second time in a little over four months, Alderson found a match with Brian Sabean and the San Francisco Giants. In July, he shipped Carlos Beltran out west for San Francisco's top pitching prospect, Zack Wheeler. Now, with Beltran likely heading out of San Francisco, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports he'll provide them another outfielder in the form of 30-year-old switch-hitter Angel Pagan.
Pagan struggled to play through several minor ailments in 2011 and never seemed to get on track. He ended up posting a career low .262 batting average, a disappointing .694 OPS, while committing 10 error...