Mets Sign Bobby Scales to a Minor League Contract

April 2, 2012 Updated Apr 2, 2012 at 11:18 AM EDT

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Mets Sign Bobby Scales to a Minor League Contract

April 2, 2012 Updated Apr 2, 2012 at 11:18 AM EDT

(WKBW release) The New York Mets today announced that they have signed Bobby Scales to a minor league contract. The veteran infielder will join the Bisons in Buffalo.

Scales, 34, played 68 games with the Triple-A Iowa Cubs of the Pacific Coast League in 2011 and hit .304 (70-230) with 22 doubles, nine home runs and 43RBI. He played 61 games with the Chicago Cubs from 2009-2010 and hit .248 (34-137) with three home runs and 17RBI in his major league career.

Scales was with the Chicago Cubs this spring and played in 10 exhibition games. He hit .188 (3-16) with an RBI and a stolen base.