Mets sign right-hander Pimentel to minor league contract
The NL champion Mets announced the deal Tuesday.
The 25-year-old Pimentel made eight relief appearances for the Texas Rangers last season. He was 0-1 with a 3.97 ERA in 11 1-3 innings before being sent to Triple-A Round Rock in mid-May.
Pimentel is 2-2 with a 4.39 ERA in 33 appearances over parts of three major league seasons, the first two with Pittsburgh.