Mets sign veteran reliever Jared Hughes to one-year deal

The Mets signed pitcher Jared Hughes to a a single-12 months main league deal and additional him to their forty-guy roster.

Hughes, 34, appeared in seventy two online games last period with the Reds and Phillies and pitched to a four.04 Period.

The sinkerballing reliever agreed Tuesday to a $seven-hundred,000, a single-12 months deal, a offer that quantities to $259,259 in prorated pay back above the 60-sport period.

Hughes can gain an supplemental $300,000 for times on the active roster: $50,000 each and every for 10 and 30, and $100,000 apiece for forty five and 60. The roster bonuses would not be prorated.

He experienced a six.35 Period above five appearances and 5²/₃ innings throughout spring schooling with Houston and was unveiled March 19, a 7 days after the exhibition period was stopped by the coronavirus pandemic. If he experienced been additional to Houston’s forty-guy roster, he would have obtained a a single-12 months deal with a salary of $one.5 million even though in the majors and $a hundred and fifty,000 in the minors.

— with AP