PITTSBURGH (AP) — The New York Mets have recalled catcher-outfielder Vinny Rottino from Triple-A Buffalo and optioned right-handed pitcher Chris Schwinden to the minor league team.

The Mets made the moves before Monday night’s game at Pittsburgh.

READ MORE: Exclusive: Cellphone Video Shows NYPD Sergeant Throw Man To Ground During Violent Arrest On Lower East Side

The 32-year-old Rottino was with the Mets for a week earlier this month and went 0 for 4 in three games. He had a 20-game hitting streak this year in the minors.

READ MORE: New York City Councilmember 'Baffled' By Mayor's Hesitance To Mandate Masks As Delta Variant Spreads

Rottino played briefly for the Marlins last year and was with Milwaukee for parts of three seasons.

Schwinden was 0-1 with an 11.25 ERA in two starts for the Mets.

MORE NEWS: Criminal Justice Expert Says Police Intervention Only Part Of Solution To New York City's Gun Violence

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)