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The Nationals have signed relief pitcher Stephen Nogosek to a minor league contract. Nogosek, who spent the majority of his career with the Mets, struggled last season but has a solid track record in Triple-A. He joins the Nationals as they look to improve their bullpen on minor league deals.
The Nationals are signing reliever Stephen Nogosek to a minor league contract, reports Jon Heyman of the New York Post.
Nogosek, 29, was drafted by the Red Sox in 2016 and was later traded to the Mets. He had a career-high 13 appearances last year with a 5.61 ERA. After being designated for assignment by the Mets, he signed a minor league deal with the Diamondbacks but did not make it to the MLB. Despite struggling in Triple-A, Nogosek has a solid track record at that level.
Nogosek pitched in parts of four seasons in Queens. He made a career-high 13 appearances last year, posting a 5.61 ERA in 25 2/3 innings. The Mets designated him for assignment in June.