DENVER -- The Rockies confirmed via their Twitter account on Thursday that they have signed free-agent right-handed reliever Greg Burke to a Minor League deal that includes an invitation to Major League Spring Training.

Burke, 31, went 0-3 with a 5.68 ERA in 32 relief appearances for the Mets last season. His previous Major League experience consisted of 48 games for the Padres in 2009 (3-3, 4.14 ERA).