Dillon Gee signs minor league deal with Kansas City Royals

NEW YORK -- Right-hander Dillon Gee has signed a minor league deal with the Kansas City Royals.

Gee, 29, declared free agency after the season. He went 0-3 with a 5.90 ERA in eight appearances (seven starts) for the New York Mets and finished the 2015 season at Triple-A Las Vegas without a September call-up.

Gee originally was drafted in the 21st round in 2007 by the Mets. He was a career 40-37 with a 4.03 ERA in 114 appearances (110 starts) with the club over six seasons.