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Adam Loewen Agrees To Minor League Deal With Mets

Mike McCoy #18 and Adam Loewen #39 of the Toronto Blue Jays celebrate Adam Loewen home run against the Baltimore Orioles during MLB action at the Rogers Centre September 11, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Mike McCoy #18 and Adam Loewen #39 of the Toronto Blue Jays celebrate Adam Loewen home run against the Baltimore Orioles during MLB action at the Rogers Centre September 11, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher-turned-outfielder Adam Loewen has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets.

The 27-year-old Loewen, who will attend major league spring training under Tuesday’s deal, was 6 for 32 (.188) for Toronto last season with one home run and four RBIs. He hit .306 at Triple-A Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League with 46 doubles, 17 homers and 85 RBIs.

Loewen was 8-8 with a 5.38 ERA in 29 starts and six relief appearances for the Baltimore Orioles from 2006-09.

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