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Report: Mets sign reliever Jose Valverde to minor league deal

Jose Valverde (Mark Cunningham/Getty Images) Jose Valverde led the league in saves in 2007, 2008 and 2011. (Mark Cunningham/Getty Images)

The Mets and 11-year veteran Jose Valverde agreed to a minor league deal on Wednesday, according to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com.

Valverde will make $1 million if he makes the opening day roster, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.

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The 35-year-old, who is a three-time All Star, had a 5.59 ERA and nine saves in 20 appearances for the Tigers last season before he was designated for assignment.

He is 26-32 with a 3.19 ERA and 286 saves in 324 chances in his career for the Diamondbacks, Astros and Tigers.

The Mets will also have Kyle Farnsworth in camp to push incumbent closer Bobby Parnell.

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