Mets sign former Yankees first baseman Luke Voit to minor league contract

Brewers designated hitter Luke Voit (45) walks on a full count in the seventh inning against the Angels on Sunday April 30, 2023 at American Family Field in Milwaukee, Wis.
Brewers designated hitter Luke Voit (45) walks on a full count in the seventh inning against the Angels on Sunday, April 30, 2023 at American Family Field in Milwaukee, Wis. / Jovanny Hernandez / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / USA TODAY NETWORK

The Mets signed a first baseman Luke Sees to a minor league contract.

He will report to Triple-A Syracuse and be active on Tuesday.

Voit, 32, was designated for a posting by the Milwaukee Brewers after 22 games with the club this season and was later released. He cut .221/.284/.265 with the Brew Crew with no home runs and four RBIs.

Voit is a seven-year veteran with stoppage time for the St. Louis Cardinals, Yankees, San Diego Padres, Washington Nationals and Brewers. With 95 career homers, Voit saw his best season come in the Covid-shortened 2020 campaign, when he led the American League with 22 homers in just 56 games for the Bombers.

If Voit makes it all the way to the Mets’ major league roster, it could spell trouble for either of them. Marc Vientos Or Daniel Vogelbach, since Voit seems to be mostly a DH option at this point.

But with Pete Alonso expected to be out 3-4 weeks due to his wrist injury, Voit could be a replacement option at first base.

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