MLB

Mets designate Abreu

Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Mets designated outfielder Bobby Abreu for assignment on Monday.Abreu hit just .238 with one homer and 14 RBI in 67 games with the Mets this season.An 18-year veteran, Abreu is a career .291 hitter with 288 homers and 1,363 RBI.To replace Abreu on...

Pirates sign Jayson Nix

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates signed free-agent infielder Jayson Nix prior to Sunday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.Nix, 31, went 6-for-39 with one homer in 18 games with the Philadelphia Phillies earlier this season before being granted free agency on May 13....

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