The Mets have released seven players from minor league camp: Brad Holt, Daniel Herrera, Craig Hansen, Mike Wilson, Corey Patterson, Pedro Zapata and Brandon Brown.
Herrera was returning from Tommy John surgery and eyed May for a return to games. Patterson is a veteran outfielder. Hansen is the former first-round pick by the Boston Red Sox out of St. John's. Holt was taken by the Mets with a supplemental first-round pick in 2008, when the organization had three of the top 33 picks and also selected Ike Davis and Reese Havens.