Mets sign Miguel Socolovich to minor-league deal

The Mets announced they have signed RHP Miguel Socolovich to a minor-league deal with an invite to spring training.

Socolovich, 27, pitched in 11 games in Japan last season, posted a 0.79 ERA and 0.882 WHIP. In 2012, he pitched in 12 games with the Cubs and Orioles with a 6.06 ERA and 1.469 WHIP in 16 1/3 innings.