New York, NY (Sports Network) - The New York Mets have signed pitcher James Baldwin to a minor league contract. The righthanded pitcher will be invited to the Mets spring training camp.
Baldwin, who is 32 years old, posted a 0-1 record with a 5.40 ERA in 10 relief appearances with the Twins last season.
In nine years of major league service, Baldwin has a career record of 79-70 with a 5.02 ERA, winning 10-or-more games five times. In 2000 he won a career- high 14 games as a member of the Chicago White Sox.
The highlight of his career was being the winning pitcher of the 2000 All-Star Game. He also made one start in the 2000 Divisional Series.