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TOM VERDUCCI
August 01, 2005
The Mets have $282 million invested in free-agent signees on the current roster--Carlos Beltran, Mike Cameron, Cliff Floyd, Tom Glavine, Braden Looper, Pedro Martinez, Kaz Matsui and Steve Trachsel--an aggressive strategy for a team with a mixed history in that market. Excluding those players, here are the notable signees in club history.
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August 01, 2005

Hits And Misses

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The Mets have $282 million invested in free-agent signees on the current roster-- Carlos Beltran, Mike Cameron, Cliff Floyd, Tom Glavine, Braden Looper, Pedro Martinez, Kaz Matsui and Steve Trachsel--an aggressive strategy for a team with a mixed history in that market. Excluding those players, here are the notable signees in club history.

PLAYER: PEDRO ASTACIO, RHP �

METS DEBUT: 2002 �

CONTRACT: one year, $5 million

12-11 with 4.79 ERA in '02; missed most of '03 after shoulder surgery

PLAYER: ROGER CEDE�O, OF

METS DEBUT: 2002

Defensive liability still on Mets payroll; recently released by Cardinals

PLAYER: KEVIN APPIER, RHP

METS DEBUT: 2001

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