Agent: Ex-Rockies catcher to agree to deal with Mets

Updated: November 16, 2007, 12:27 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | Special to ESPN.com

Free-agent catcher Yorvit Torrealba will agree to a three-year contract with the New York Mets on Thursday, according to Torrealba's agent, Melvin Roman.

Roman declined to reveal how much the contract would be worth, but a person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press that Torrealba and the Mets were closing in on a $14.4 million, three-year contract. GM Omar Minaya did not immediately return a message seeking comment.

If Torrealba passes a physical, an announcement ...

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