Mets sign ex-Yankee Cory Wade

August, 31, 2013
8/31/13
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Matt Kartozian/USA TODAY SportsCory Wade has joined Triple-A Las Vegas.


WASHINGTON -- Thin in relief help at Triple-A Las Vegas, the Mets have signed ex-Yankee Cory Wade.

Wade, 30, went a combined 4-3 with a 3.56 ERA in 40 appearances (five starts) in Triple-A for the Chicago Cubs and Tampa Bay Rays affiliates this season. In 65 2/3 innings, he allowed 69 hits and 21 walks while striking out 49.

The right-hander made a combined 79 relief appearances with the Yankees in 2011 and '12, producing a 4.23 ERA. He also has 82 career appearances with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Wade joined the 51s on Saturday.

Chris Cotillo at MLBDailyDish.com first spotted Wade's addition.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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