The Mets signed right-handed pitcher Tim Redding as a free agent prior to the 2009 season. Redding at the time was a 7 year veteran. After starting the season on the disabled list Redding made his Met debut on May 18 against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He started the game and allowed 2 runs over 6 innings, but the Mets lost 3-2 in extra innings.
Redding would appear in 30 games for the Mets over the remainder of the season splitting time between the bullpen and starting rotation. He earned his first win on June 22 against the St. Louis Cardinals when he pitched 7 innings and allowed 4 runs in the Mets 6-4 victory. He finished with a 3-6 record and 5.10 ERA.
2009 would be Redding’s only season with the Mets. He signed as a free agent with Colorado Rockies during the off-season.
While with the Mets Redding wore number 44.
Tim Redding also played for the following teams:
Houston Astros – 2001-2004
New York Yankees – 2005
San Diego Padres – 2005
Washington Nationals – 2007,2008