Posted: Thu January 31, 2013 4:16PM; Updated: Thu January 31, 2013 4:15PM

Latroy Hawkins signs minor league deal with Mets

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If Latroy Hawkins makes the opening day roster, the Mets will be the tenth team of his career.
If Latroy Hawkins makes the opening day roster, the Mets will be the tenth team of his career.
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NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Mets have signed right-hander LaTroy Hawkins to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

The Mets announced the deal Thursday.

The 40-year-old Hawkins went 2-3 with one save and a 3.64 ERA last season in 48 games for the Los Angeles Angels.

In an 18-year career, Hawkins has appeared in 871 games - 98 starts - for the Twins, Cubs, Astros, Brewers, Rockies, Giants, Angels, Yankees and Orioles. He is 65-88 with 88 saves and a 4.45 ERA.

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