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Mets News: Fred Lewis Also Chopped From 40-Man Roster

Yesterday, the Mets announced that they have removed catcher Rob Johnson from the 40-man roster and that he is now a free agent. Johnson was actually eligible for arbitration with the Mets, but now that becomes a moot point. He appeared in 17 games for the Mets in 2012 and hit .250 with four RBI in 52 at-bats. Today, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that outfielder Fred Lewis...
Via Mets Merized Online
October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey and Fred Lewis Earn MVP Honors

The Buffalo Bisons honored their 2012 Season Award Winners as part of Fan Appreciation Night on Tuesday evening at Coca Cola Field. Players received their awards in a special pre-game ceremony in what has become an annual tradition for the Herd on their final home game of the season. OF Fred Lewis Most Valuable Player Lewis has been a force at the top of the Bisons lineup after...
Via Mets Merized Online
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

MMO Mailbag: Why Don’t The Mets Call Up Fred Lewis?

I received an interesting question from @GWNY on Twitter who asked me: Why don’t the Mets call up Fred Lewis to play LF? It’s a great question and one we’ve grappled with a couple of times in our Minor League comment threads this season. The answer as to why Lewis is still languishing in Buffalo is kind of a mystery to me. One could say they don’t want to add him to the 40...
Via Mets Merized Online
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets sign Fred Lewis, Brad Emaus to Minor League deals

The New York Mets have signed outfielder Fred Lewis and infielder Brad Emaus to Minor League deals according to the Mets official Twitter account. Both players were assigned to Triple-A Buffalo. Lewis hit .230/.321/.317 with 3 HR's, 19 RBI's and a 75 OPS+ in 183 AB's for the Reds. Emaus hit .162/.262/.162 with 1 RBI and a 22 OPS+ in 37 AB's in his Major League debut...
Via PRO Rumors
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Announce Signings Of Brad Emaus, Fred Lewis To Minors Deals

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...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Sign Brad Emaus, Fred Lewis to Minors Contracts

As I sit in the press box at blogger day at Citi Field, the Mets have announced two minor league signings to bolster their depth at Triple-A Buffalo…infielder Brad Emaus and outfielder Fred Lewis. Emaus, 26, has signed to start 2012 with the Laredo Lemurs of the American Association before joining the Mets. In his 14 games with the Mets in 2011, Emaus struggled, going just 6-for...
Via The Daily Stache
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Indians cut veterans Guzman, Lewis

Veteran infielder Cristian Guzman has been released by the Cleveland Indians, who also reassigned outfielder Fred Lewis to their minor league camp. Both were non-roster invitees to camp and neither had a good spring. Guzman batted .217 with no extra-base hits in 10 games before straining a hamstring. Lewis hit .200 with one double in nine games. Neither drove in a run. Guzman,...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Indians sign three players to minor league deals

Fred LewisThe Cleveland Indians today have announced that they have signed free agent outfielder Fred Lewis and right-handed pitcher Jeremy Accardo to minor league contracts with non-roster invitations to Major League spring training camp.Lewis, 31, is a career .267 hitting in the Major Leagues with 91 2B, 21 3B, 27 HR and 136 RBI in 517 combined games with the San Francisco Giants...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Indians Sign Fred Lewis

The Indians announced that they signed outfielder Fred Lewis to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to MLB Spring Training. The club also confirmed that it has signed Jeremy Accardo to a minor league deal. Lewis has a track record of success against left-handed pitching (.780 career OPS), so he could prove useful in the Indians' lefty-heavy lineup. Lewis posted...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

So long, Fred Lewis

So long, Fred Lewis and Chad Reineke. We barely knew ya’. Both players have elected to explore free agency, which is not surprising. Reineke, of course, is just organizational filler. Lewis, on the other hand, can be a useful part for a team that uses him correctly. No matter; Lewis was not and is not the answer to the left field conundrum that faces the Reds. How the club addresses...
Via Redleg Nation
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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