Mets add four to 40-man roster

According to a team press release, the Mets have added pitchers Josh Stinson and Armando Rodriguez and infielders Zach Lutz and Jordany Valdespin to their 40-man roster.

The deadline for teams to add players to the 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft is 11:59 p.m. ET tonight.

Lutz ranked No. 27 on Toby Hyde’s Top 41 Mets prospects for 2010. Valdespin was No. 33.