Mets Sign Raul Chavez

The Mets have signed catcher Raul Chavez to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to Spring Training, reports ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin (Twitter link).

Chavez, who turns 38 in March, last played in the majors in 2009, posting a .631 OPS in 168 plate appearances for Toronto.  He spent last season catching for the Blue Jays' Triple-A affiliate.  The Mets will be Chavez's eighth franchise in a pro career that began in 1990.



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