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Mets pick up catcher Landon Powell

Oakland Athletics catcher Landon Powell walks to the

Oakland Athletics catcher Landon Powell walks to the field during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia. (Credit: AP, 2011)

The Mets signed catcher Landon Powell to a minor-league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.

Powell, 30, spent last season with the Astros’ Triple-A affiliate. The A’s drafted Powell 24th overall in the 2004 draft. He is a lifetime .207 hitter in parts of three seasons with Oakland.

Tags: Mets , Landon Powell

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