Mets sign free agent reliever Brad Brach

The Mets have agreed to sign reliever Brad Brach, SNY’s Andy Martino confirmed.

Brach’s deal will be for one year and $850,000 and also contains a player option for 2021 that is worth $1.25 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic.

To make room on the 40-man roster for Brach, Chris Flexen was designated for assignment.

Brad Brach pitches against the Washington Nationals at

Brach signed with the Mets this past August after being DFA’d by the Cubs and pitched well, with a 3.68 ERA (2.67 FIP) and 1.22 WHIP with 15 strikeouts in 14.2 IP (16 appearances) while allowing one home run.