• by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Mets option three players to minors

    The Mets optioned three players to Triple-A Las Vegas Monday. They were Zach Lutz, Matt den Dekker and Kirk Nieuwenhuis.

  • by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com

    Mets recall infielder Zach Lutz

    The Mets have recalled infielder Zach Lutz from Triple-A Las Vegas, MLB.com reports. Lutz hit .293/.377/.479 with 13 home runs in 111 games in the hitter-friendly Pacific Coast League.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Zach Lutz demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas

    The Mets optioned first baseman Zach Lutz to Triple-A Las Vegas to make room on the roster for the recall of Gonzalez Germen. Lutz appeared in four games with the Mets, going 1 for 3 with two walks.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Zach Lutz gets the call

    The Mets have recalled first baseman Zach Lutz from Triple-A Las Vegas Saturday. Lutz is hitting .286/.372/.481 with seven home runs and 37 RBI in 185 at-bats in the minors.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Zach Lutz goes down with oblique injury

    Mets corner infielder Zach Lutz was forced out of Sunday's minor-league game with Triple-A Las Vegas after suffering an oblique injury. The team has yet to issue a timetable for his return.Lutz is batting .277 with four homers and 26 RBI in 147 at-bats at Triple-A. He hit .343 with three homers and 14 RBI in May before the injury.

  • by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com

    Zach Lutz squeezed off roster

    The Mets finalized their roster for the season Sunday by optioning first baseman Zach Lutz to Triple-A Las Vegas. The move also means infielder Justin Turner will not avoid landing on the disabled list to start the year as the team previously considered.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Zach Lutz on roster bubble until Sunday

    Mets third baseman Zach Lutz is firmly on the roster bubble as the team heads toward opening day. The Mets will decide Sunday whether second baseman Justin Turner must start the year on the disabled list or if he'll be part of the team's initial 25-man roster. If Turner is placed on the DL, Lutz will win the final spot on the Mets' opening day roster. He hit .308/.378/.415 in 74 plate appearances this spring.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Lutz working in the outfield

    ESPN.com reports Thursday that Mets infielder Zach Lutz will officially to convert to outfielder during spring training. He worked out with outfield coach Tom Goodwin at the team's spring training complex for the first time. "I feel pretty good so far," said Lutz. "I think going to the outfield you just have to be an athlete out there. You have to let your athleticism take over. I talked to Duda about it. He gave me some tips about it."