Mets sign RHP Mesa

The Mets have signed right-hander Wanel Mesa to a minor league contract, according to Baseball America.

Mesa, 25, last pitched in the minors in 2010, making 38 relief appearances with Class A Hagerstown in the Nationals organization. He has pitched in independent ball the past three seasons, including this past season with Bridgeport in the Atlantic League, where he had a 9.45 ERA in three appearances (one start).