by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (4/30/2013) The Mariners signed outfielder Corey Patterson to a minor-league contract Tuesday, MLB.com reports. Patterson is expected to go to extended spring training and then head to Triple-A Tacoma when he's ready.
The 33-year-old Patterson last played in the majors in 2011 with Toronto and St. Louis. He's a career .252 hitter over parts of 12 seasons.
Mets release Corey Patterson
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com (3/30/2013) The Mets have released outfielder Corey Patterson, according to ESPNNewYork.com. He hit a triple in his two plate appearances in Grapefruit League action this spring.
A 12-year veteran who has played for seven major-league teams, Patterson hit .251/.285/.410 in 387 plate appearances with the Brewers' Triple-A affiliate in 2012.
Mets bring Patterson aboard
by Al Melchior | Data Analyst (2/6/2013) The Mets signed outfielder Corey Patterson to a minor league deal, according to Baseball America. Patterson last played in the majors for the Cardinals in 2011, and last season, he played for the Brewers' Triple-A affiliate in Nashville, where he hit .251.