Mets sign INF Omar Quintanilla to minors deal

Omar Quintanilla 1 polaroidThe Mets officially announced they have signed INF Omar Quintanilla to a Minor League deal with an invite to Spring Training.

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported the Mets would sign Quintanilla on January 3.

In 29 games for the Mets in 2012, Quintanilla hit .257 with five doubles, one home run and four RBI in 70 at-bats.

Quintanilla had just one at-bat in two appearances in July, was designated for assignment on July 17, and was traded to the Orioles on July 20.