Mets Signed Veteran Outfielder Rajai Davis

The New York Mets today announced that the club has signed outfielder Rajai Davis to a minor league contract and invited him to major league spring training.

Davis, 38, has played in parts of 13 seasons in the major leagues with seven different organizations. He spent the 2018 season with the Cleveland Indians and finished batting .224 (44-196) with 33 runs, six doubles, one triple, a home run, six RBI and 21 steals in 101 games.

The right-handed hitter owns a career .262/.311/.379 slash line with 224 doubles, 43 triples, 61 home runs, 379 RBI and 415 steals. He trails only José Reyes and Ichiro Suzuki among active players in career stolen bases.

Davis becomes the second outfield depth piece the team has added in the last week, they drafted former Marlin Braxton Lee in the minor league portion of the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday.

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