The Mets announced they have signed outfielder Alex Castellanos to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league Spring Training.
Castellanos, 28, played for PCL Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres last season, batting .275 with eight home runs and 42 RBI in 113 games.
A 10th-round pick of the St. Louis Cardinals in 2008, Castellanos has a career Minor League batting average of .286.
He’s played in parts of two seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, and batted .171 (7-for-41) with two home runs and four RBI.
Hey… The Triple-A rosters needs outfielders too….