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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Sources: Zach Lutz headed to Japan

By Adam Rubin

NEW YORK -- Zach Lutz is headed to Japan to play for the Rakuten Eagles, a sources told ESPNNewYork.com.

The 28-year-old third baseman was hitting .291 with seven homers and 37 RBIs in 227 at-bats with Triple-A Las Vegas this season.

He appeared in 22 games for the Mets in 2012 and '13, producing a combined .226 average and two RBIs in 31 at-bats.