New York Mets signed three veteran players, consisting of previous Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Melky Cabrera, to minor league contracts.
The Mets announced the additions of right-handed pitcher Hunter Strickland, infielder Gordon Beckham and Cabrera on Monday. New York likewise re-signed outfielder Ryan Cordell and right-hander Erasmo Ramirez.
The group stated the 5 players will belong to their 60- player swimming pool, which depends on 50.
Cabrera– an All-Star selection in 2012– bet the Pirates last season and had actually a.280 batting average with seven home runs and 47 RBIs in 133 games (378 at-bats).
Cabrera, 35, began his MLB career with the New york city Yankees in 2005 and won the 2009 World Series with the club. Throughout 15 seasons with the Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Kansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue Jays, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians and Pirates, he has actually tape-recorded a.285 life time average with 144 crowning achievement and 854 RBIs.
Strickland, 31, had quick stints with the Seattle Mariners and Washington Nationals last season, assembling a 5.55 ERA in 24 1/3 innings. The Nationals launched him in March.
Strickland has a life time 3.16 PERIOD, with his finest years including the Giants from 2014-18
Beckham, 33, had actually a.215 batting average in 83 games for the Detroit Tigers in2019 He spent most of his 11- year career with the White Sox.