NEW YORK -- The New York Mets have signed right-hander LaTroy Hawkins to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
The Mets announced the deal Thursday.
The 40-year-old Hawkins went 2-3 with one save and a 3.64 ERA last season in 48 games for the Los Angeles Angels.
In an 18-year career, Hawkins has appeared in 871 games -- 98 starts -- for the Twins, Cubs, Astros, Brewers, Rockies, Giants, Angels, Yankees and Orioles. He is 65-88 with 88 saves and a 4.45 ERA.
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