Mets Sign LHP John Mincone To Minors Deal

The Mets have announced that they have signed LHP John Mincone to a minor league contract.

Mincone, a Huntington native, was originally drafted by the Cubs in the 11th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Last season, he pitched for the Windy City ThunderBolts of the Frontier League after being released by the Cubs and went1-2 with a 4.61 ERA in 13 innings.

The 22 year old has a lifetime ERA of 4.11 in parts of three minor league seasons, having never pitched above Vlass-A.