Astros Sign Cory Sullivan

The Astros signed outfielder Cory Sullivan to a minor league deal, tweets Alyson Footer.  Sullivan, 30, hit .250/.338/.382 for the Mets in 157 plate appearances last year while mainly playing left field.  He also tallied a .290/.352/.367 line in 320 PAs for the Mets' Triple A affiliate.  Sullivan was non-tendered on the December 12th deadline.

Also, in case you missed it, Jeremy Reed signed a minor league deal with the Blue Jays yesterday.  Like Sullivan, Reed played outfield for the '09 Mets and was non-tendered in December.  The 28-year-old hit .242/.301/.304 in 177 plate appearances for the big club, playing all three outfield positions and even a little first base.  Before the 2004 season, Baseball America ranked Reed the 25th best prospect in the game.


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