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Ender finds new home, agrees to minor league deal with Mets

Former MLB All-Star Ender Inciarte will be staying in New York after signing a minor league contract with the Mets.

The 31-year-old Venezuelan outfielder spent the first portion of the season with the New York Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate but was let go last week. The Mets have yet to confirm the deal which will earn Inciarte $1.1 million if he makes it to the Majors.

Inciarte bagged the Golden Glove Award three times in his career and was named an All-Star in 2017 as a member of the Atlanta Braves. Last season, he posted a superb batting average of .215 with two home runs and 10 RBIs in 89 plate appearances.

He has yet to make it to the major leagues this season after inking a minor league contract with the Yankees in the offseason. In his time in the minors, Inciarte registered a slash line of .252/.336/.408 with four home runs and stolen bases apiece through 116 trips to the plate.

John Carlo A. Villaruel is an international sports journalist. His work has been published in Fox, Cebu Daily News, VAVEL, and several other publications across North America, Europe, and Asia. John is a huge fan of MLB and basketball and has been writing sports content for the past five years.

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