Frank Francisco signs with Mets

Updated: December 19, 2011, 10:30 PM ET
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NEW YORK -- Reliever Frank Francisco has signed a two-year contract with the New York Mets.

Financial terms of the deal were not announced but sources have told ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin that Francisco's deal is worth $12 million.

The 32-year-old Francisco went 1-4 with 17 saves and a 3.55 ERA in 54 games with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2011. The right-hander has appeared in 50 or more games in each of the last five years. He had 25 saves with the Rangers in 2009.

Francisco is 18-19 with a 3.72 ERA with 368 strikeouts in 334 innings in seven years with Texas and Toronto.

The deal was announced Monday.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

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