The Mets announced they have signed OF Zach Borenstein to a minor league contract.
The 27-year-old hit .279 with 24 homers and 91 RBI with the Diamondbacks' Triple-A Reno affiliate last season. He also played for Israel in the World Baseball Classic where he notched five hits in 25 at-bats (.200) with three doubles and two RBI in six games.
Orginially drafted by the Angels in 2011, Borenstein was their Minor League Player of the Year in 2013 after hitting .337 with 28 home runs and 95 RBI for the Inland Empire.
Over the course of his career, he has hit .283 with 145 doubles, 99 homers, and 453 RBI in seven seasons. Borenstein has yet to play in the MLB.