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A Minor Trade: Mets Acquire Emil Brown

Published by on May 29, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The Mets made a minor trade to try and bolster their depth as they acquired Padres outfielder Emil Brown for a player to be named later.

With the Mets’ recent rash of injuries, Brown will provide some needed depth at Triple-A for the Bisons in case anyone else gets hurt.

Brown turns 35 in December, and has hit as many as 17 homers on the Major League level. In 2005, Brown hit .286 with 17 homers and 86 RBI.

If he could regain some of that old ability, he could be a reliable option for Buffalo, and could serve as an insurance policy for the Mets.

Truthfully, the Mets would never really want to see him in the big leagues outside of a potential September call-up. Although they have been rid...

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