FLASH: Mets Try to Outright OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis Off 40-Man, Brewers Claim Him of Waivers


     Per Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Milwaukee Brewers have claimed left handed hitting OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis off of waivers.

   The club was attempting to move Nieuwenhuis off the 40 man roster in order to create space for the newly acquired OF Alejandro de Aza. In his 4 seasons with the Mets, Nieuwenhuis slashed .235/.309/.389 with 38 doubles, 17 home runs, 71 RBI, 83 runs scored, 12 stolen bases and a .695 OPS in 263 games.


Tom Brennan said...

Captain Kirk being beamed up to Dairyland?

Mack Ade said...

Good. He needs a new home. Again.

Anonymous said...

And we end up with de Aza who will be dfa'd by July. Wooopeeeeee nothing like getting a true replacement for Cespedes.

Thank You Santa Sandy !!!!

And I thought only Omar gave out stupid contracts.

Reese Kaplan said...

.232 career average.

36% strikeout rate.

Good riddance!

Mack's Mets © 2012