Landon Powell C NYM Jun 07 '13

Mets released C Landon Powell.

Powell has been going through a tough family ordeal, and may have requested that the Mets grant him his outright release. He was hitting .159/.284/.290 with two homers and three RBI in 69 at-bats at Triple-A Las Vegas.

Landon Powell C NYM Jan 18 '13

Mets signed C Landon Powell to a minor league contract.

He's been given an invitation to spring training but has little shot to crack the Opening Day roster. Powell batted .251/.353/.377 at Triple-A for the Astros last season.

Landon Powell C NYM Mar 14 '12

Astros signed C Landon Powell to a minor league contract.

He'll report to major league camp. Powell, who was released by the Athletics last week, has an ugly .207/.284/.328 batting line over 406 plate appearances in the big leagues. The 29-year-old should serve as minor league depth for now.

Landon Powell C NYM Mar 09 '12

Athletics released C Landon Powell.

Powell was outrighted off the 40-man roster back in January, and now is out of the organization. The 29-year-old catcher is now free to seek employment elsewhere.

Landon Powell C NYM Jan 11 '12

Athletics sent C Landon Powell outright to Triple-A Sacramento.

Powell was designated for assignment in late December but passed through waivers with ease. The 29-year-old catcher will act as catching depth for the A's in 2012.

Landon Powell C NYM Jan 05 '12

Landon Powell has cleared waivers.

Powell was designated for assignment by the A's last month and drew no interest from other teams on the waiver wire. He's likely to accept a spot at Triple-A.

Landon Powell C NYM Dec 23 '11

Athletics designated C Landon Powell for assignment.

As expected. Powell has an ugly .207/.284/.328 batting line over 406 plate appearances in the big leagues, but he has also thrown out 29 of 73 (39.7 percent) attempted basestealers. The 29-year-old backstop could draw some interest.

Landon Powell C NYM Dec 23 '11

Landon Powell told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle that he has been designated for assignment.

The move hasn't been officially announced by the team, but he will be cleared to make room for the A's new acquisitions in the Gio Gonzalez deal. Powell, who turns 30 in March, batted just .171/.246/.225 with one home run, four RBI and a .471 OPS over 122 plate appearances at the major-league level this season. He has thrown out 29 of 73 (39.7 percent) attempted basestealers during his career.

Landon Powell C NYM Dec 12 '11

Athletics and C Landon Powell avoided arbitration by agreeing on a one-year contract.

Terms weren't disclosed. Powell, who turns 30 in March, batted just .171/.246/.225 with one home run, four RBI and a .471 OPS over 122 plate appearances at the major-league level this season. He'll likely serve as Kurt Suzuki's backup next season.

Landon Powell C NYM Sep 10 '11

Athletics recalled C Landon Powell from Triple-A Sacramento.

Powell has batted just .176/.257/.235 in 113 plate appearances this season with the A's. He'll serve as the No. 3 catcher over the final weeks.