News: Mets sign Elmer Dessens

The Mets have signed free-agent RHP Elmer Dessens to a $600,000 minor-league contract, according to the Denver Post.

The 38–year-old Dessens is 7–11 with a 5.95 ERA through the last three seasons, during which he made five starts and 78 relief appearances, while walking just 38 batters in 115 innings.

He has pitched for eight teams in his 11–year career.