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The New York Mets have added veteran outfielder Ben Gamel to their organization, signing him to a minor league contract. Gamel will join the team as a non-roster invitee during spring training.
The Mets have signed veteran outfielder Ben Gamel to a minor league contract, per a team announcement.
Gamel, who has spent eight seasons in the big leagues, is known for his strong plate discipline but minimal power. He has walked in 10.1% of his career plate appearances and has a career .131 ISO.
The 31-year-old Gamel has appeared in eight big league seasons, spending the majority of his time with the Mariners and Pirates. He's a career .252/.332/.384 hitter with strong plate discipline but minimal power.