Familia will pitch for Gigantes del Cibao, which announced the move. He pitched six games for the club in 2013.

Familia was 3-4 with a 2.55 ERA and 51 saves for the Mets this past season.

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Source: Mets News / MLB status pending, Familia to pitch in winter ball