Mets sign reliever Hughes

The New York Mets signed veteran right-hander Jared Hughes on Tuesday, with multiple media outlets reporting he received a one-year, major league deal.Hughes, who turns 35 on July 4, reportedly agreed to a $700,000 salary. According to MLB.com, the prorated portion he will receive over the 60-game season is $259,259.Hughes has a 29-24 record with a 2.88 ERA and 12 saves in 524 career relief appearances over nine seasons. He split last year between the Cincinnati Reds and Philadelphia Phillies and went 5-5 with a 4.04 ERA in 72 appearances.Hughes spent his first six seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates (2011-16) before pitching for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2017. He joined the Reds in 2018 and was selected off waivers by the Phillies on Aug. 15, 2019.

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