The 31-year-old Teagarden hit .303/.403/.579 in 211 plate appearances with the Mets’ hitter-friendly Triple-A affiliate in Las Vegas last season. This season, he has slashed .294/.375/.437 with four homers in 144 plate appearances for Triple-A Iowa. Teagarden also made 15 plate appearances for the Cubs’ varsity squad this season.
Teagarden now joins a whole host of players in DFA limbo. To keep track of everyone’s status following a DFA, check out MLBTR’s DFA Tracker.