To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to section navigation or Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...

Official Info

Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.

02/14/2008 11:02 AM ET
Mets sign outfielder Ben Johnson
tickets for any Major League Baseball game
ADVERTISEMENT
print this pageprint this page    |    e-mail this pagee-mail this page

FLUSHING -- The New York Mets announced today they have signed outfielder Ben Johnson to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

Johnson, 26, batted .185 (5-27) with one double and one RBI in nine games last season with New York. He made five starts in leftfield and two in rightfield for the Mets. In addition, the 6-1, 229-pounder hit .271 (51-188) with 26 runs scored, 10 doubles, two home runs and 12 RBI in 53 contests with New Orleans (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League.

Johnson fractured his left ankle on August 2nd last year with the Zephyrs and underwent left ankle fracture dislocation surgery on August 6th. Dr. Jonathan Deland performed the procedure at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

He has hit .230 (51-222) with 14 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 26 RBI in 98 career major league game with the San Diego Padres and Mets.
print this pageprint this page    |    e-mail this pagee-mail this page