Abreu stays with Mets on minor-league deal

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Updated: 8/14 4:43 pm

Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Ten days after being designated for assignment by the New York Mets, outfielder Bobby Abreu signed a minor league contract to remain with the club on Thursday.

The 40-year-old was assigned to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Abreu, who was DFA'd on August 4, hit just .238 with one homer and 14 RBI in 67 games with the Mets this season.

An 18-year veteran, Abreu is a career .291 hitter with 288 homers and 1,363 RBI.

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