Brett Harper, the former Mets farmhand, was recently released from his minor-league contract with the Oakland A's. He was hitting just .231 through 52 at-bats in Triple-A, his last on June 2.
The Giants reassigned 1B Brett Harper and 1B Scott McClain to minor league camp Wednesday.
The Giants announced that RHP Bartolome Fortunato, RHP Victor Santos, RHP Keiichi Yabu, C Steve Holm, 2B Pablo Sandoval, C Jackson Williams, SS Brian Bocock, 2B Emmanuel Burriss, 1B Brett Harper, 3B Justin Leone, 1B Scott McClain, 2B Ivan Ochoa, OF Ben Copeland, OF Brian Horwitz and OF Mike McBryde have been invited to spring training.
The Mets assigned RHP Philip Humber, RHP Matt Lindstrom, RHP Rafael Cova, RHP Jeremy Hill, RHP Jason Scobie, C Jesus Flores, C Drew Butera, C Andy Wilson, C Aaron Hathaway and 1B Brett Harper to their minor league camp.