Bridgewater, NJ- The Five-Time Atlantic League Champion Somerset Patriots have announced the signings of right-handed pitcher Sean Green and Tobi Stoner.
Green appeared in 90 games for the Mets during the 2009 and 2010 seasons and finished with a 4.44 ERA and 66 strikeouts. He has a Major League career 10-12 record, a 4.41 ERA, and 203 strikeouts in 269.2 innings pitched.
In addition to his Major League time, Green has six seasons of Triple-A experience with the Mariners, Mets, and Brewers organizations. He has a minor league career ERA of 4.30 with 366 strikeouts in 528 innings pitched in 370 games.
Green is expected to start Wednesday night’s game against the York Revolution.
Stoner also has two seasons of Triple-A experience with the Mets organization, where he spent his entire career before joining the Bridgeport Bluefish in the Atlantic League for 11 games last season.
He has a minor league career 4.56 ERA and 556 strikeouts in 785 innings pitched in 143 games.
In other team news, the Patriots have acquired outfielder Rian Kiniry in a trade with the York Revolution to complete an earlier trade for outfielder Michael Hernandez.
Kiniry has spent his entire career before York with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, reaching the Triple-A level in 2011. During his time in Salt Lake, the Angels Triple-A affiliate, Kiniry hit .302 in 41 games played.
He has 351 hits, 48 doubles, 16 triples, and 135 RBI in 460 minor league games played.
The 2012 Somerset Patriots season is underway. For tickets, stop by the ticket office, call (908) 252-0700, or visit www.somersetpatriots.com.