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According to WFAN Sports Radio 660 and MetsBlog, the Mets and free-agent RHP Jose Lima have agreed to a minor-league deal. Rickey Henderson and Lima Time, who wouldn't buy tickets to that show

Pitching for the Kansas City Royals last season, Lima was astounding 5–16 with a 6.99 ERA. In 2005, however, he tossed 170 innings for the Los Angeles Dodgers going 13–5 with 4.07 ERA

<stats> Player=Jose Lima Type=Pitching Years=2004,2005 </stats>

Lima, 33, is a streaky pitcher. He can get on a roll and make you smile, such as his final six starts with the Dodgers in 2005, when he posted a 2.95 ERA. He can also fall apart rather quickly, such as last season when he allowed 33 runs in May.

This is the quintessential lottery-pick signing. Good luck, lima…