Mets Sign Infielder Omar Quintanilla To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on January 3, 2012

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have signed Omar Quintanilla to a minor league contract.

Quintanilla, 30, appeared in 11 games for the Texas Rangers last season. He went 1-for-22 (.045) with a triple, two RBIs and nine strikeouts. At Triple-A Round Rock, Quintanilla hit .298 with five homers and 25 RBIs in 208 at-bats.

He is a .213 career major league hitter in 522 at-bats spanning six seasons, primarily with the Colorado Rockies.

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