CINCINNATI (AP) — The New York Mets recalled catcher Mike Nickeas from Triple-A Buffalo on Thursday to fill the roster spot opened up by Carlos Beltran’s trade to San Francisco.
Nickeas arrived in Cincinnati in time for the Mets’ game Thursday against the Reds. He hit .250 with a home run and three RBIs in eight games with New York in April before being optioned on April 29. He batted .208 with two homers and 13 RBIs in 49 games with the Bison.READ MORE: NYPD: Officer Shot 3 Times In Brooklyn, Suspect Shot By Police; Both Hospitalized
Nickeas hit .200 in five games with New York in 2010.READ MORE: New York City Begins Offering Pfizer Vaccine To Kids Ages 12-15 After CDC Approval
The trade of Beltran for minor league pitching prospect Zack Wheeler was agreed to on Wednesday, but didn’t become official until 11:40 a.m. Thursday.MORE NEWS: After More Than A Year, The Show Must Go On: More Broadway Shows Announce Plans To Resume Performances
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