Elmer Dessens

Elmer Dessens

Height/Weight: 5' 11"/200 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Hermosillo, Mexico
College: None
Draft: Undrafted 1993 signed by the
  • Salt Lake City Sun

    Reports: Mets land Cy Young winner Justin Verlander

    The New York Mets reportedly bolstered their pitching staff in a big way Monday, coming to terms with three-time Cy Young winner Justin Verlander on a two-year contract. According to multiple reports, Verlander's deal is for $86 million and includes an option for a third year. Verlander, 39, is coming off one of the best seasons of his career and helped the Houston Astros win the World Series.


    Justin Verlander deal with the Mets blows up on Twitter and Kate Upton is a common theme

    No surprise when you mix a future Hall-of-Famer with a stunning supermodel wife, who's not afraid to mix it up with opposing fans, and A LOT of money. Throw in the fact that Verlander, 39, reportedly rejected an offer from the New York Yankees and you've got Twitter gold.

  • Sports Illustrated New York Mets News, Analysis and More

    New York Mets Pursuing ex-Yankees, Red Sox All-Star Outfielder

    The Mets seem to be preparing themselves for life without center fielder . According to Joel Sherman of The New York Post, the Mets are among the teams speaking with All-Star outfielder . If the Mets were to lose Nimmo and sign Benintendi, a left fielder, they'd have to shift either or to center field.