Mets, Newhan agree to 1-year deal

Updated: January 5, 2007, 10:11 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The New York Mets and reserve outfielder David Newhan agreed to a one-year contract Friday.

Newhan was limited to 39 games last season with the Baltimore Orioles after breaking his right leg while stealing second base on April 17 against the Los Angeles Angels. He batted .252 with four homers and 18 RBIs in 131 at-bats.

He gets $575,000 if he's on the 25-man roster and $175,000 if he's sent to the minors.

"David is a versatile player who can help us in so many spots on ...

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