Report: Mets talking to Ankiel

Rick Ankiel

Rick Ankiel

#28 RF
Houston Astros

2013 STATS

  • GM25
  • HR5

  • RBI11

  • R6

  • OBP.231

  • AVG.194

ST. LOUIS -- The Mets are discussing a deal with outfielder Rick Ankiel, CBSSports.com reported.

Ankiel, 33, was released by the Houston Astros after hitting .194 with five homers in 62 at-bats.

The report did not state which other teams are in discussions with the outfielder.