Hechavarria agrees to minor-league deal with Mets

Shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria and the New York Mets agreed on a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training.The deal was expected to be completed Monday once Hechavarria passed a physical.Hechavarria, who turns 30 in April, is coveted more for his defense than his bat. Amed Rosario is slated to be the starting shortstop.