Mets sign Anthony Seratelli, Joel Carreno to minors deals

The Mets have signed utility player Anthony Seratelli to a minor league contract, the team announced.

Seratelli, 30, hit .273 with a .395 OBP and and .808 OPS, 11 home runs and 41 RBI in 487 plate appearances over 120 games for Triple-A Omaha in the Royals organization in 2013.

He’s a career .276 hitter with 67 home runs in eight minor league seasons in the Royals organization.

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The Mets also announced they’ve signed RHP Joel Carreno to a minor league deal,.

Carreno, 26, hasn’t pitched in the big leagues since 2012 when he went 0-2 with a 6.14 ERA in 11 appearances and two starts for the Blue Jays, seven home runs and 14 walks in 22 innings.

He went a combined 6-3 with a 2.43 ERA in 50 relief appearances between Double-A New Hampshire and Triple-A Buffalo in 2013, and is 48-43 with a 3.39 ERA in eight minor league seasons.

Both Seratelli and Carreno will be invited to Major League Spring Training.




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