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Mets close to signing Bengie Molina

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Jan 14, 2010 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

It seems at least one of the Molina brothers will be playing in New York next season.

While Jose Molina remains on the free agent market, the Bengie Molina is reportedly close to a two-year deal with Mets. That would be the Mets second significant offensive addition of the winter. Jason Bay, of course, was the first. The Molina news came just news of Carlos Beltran’s knee surgery that likely make him unavailable for the start of the season.

The Mets already have Henry Blanco, Chris Coste and former Yankees minor leaguer Omir Santos to compete for the backup catching role.

One other signing that broke late last night: Reliever D.J. Carrasco has agreed to a minor league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates, who are also reportedly close to signing Octavio Dotel. Carrasco is coming off a solid season with the White Sox, but this doesn’t seem to be a great market for relievers.

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