Thursday, February 16, 2012
He hasn’t pitched in the majors since April 3 of last season, when he lasted just 1 2/3 innings and gave up five runs for the Angels.
Before that, he had fallen off badly after the Tampa Bay Rays traded him to Los Angeles in 2009. He’s getting a little bit of attention now, however, from his original team the New York Mets, reports the New York Daily News.
The Mets planned to send a scout to a scheduled showcase in Houston for the team’s former top draft pick, Scott Kazmir, a club insider said Wednesday.