PHILADELPHIA (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Mets, in need of emergency bullpen help, made some moves on Saturday.
The team called up reliever Buddy Carlyle from Triple-A Las Vegas and sent starter Rafael Montero to Triple-A.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora Remains In Grave Condition At NYU Langone
The Mets were left short handed after using seven relievers in Friday’s 6-5, 14-inning loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.
The 36-year-old Carlyle has appeared in 112 career major league games, going 11-12 with a 5.58 ERA in mostly relief appearances. The right-hander struck out 25 and allowed three earned runs in 20 1/3 innings at Triple-A this season.READ MORE: Connecticut Resident James Iannazzo Arrested After Tirade Caught On Video At Smoothie Shop
Montero, a rookie right-hander, was 0-2 with a 5.40 ERA in four starts this season. In 20 innings, he struck out 17 and walked 11.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
[display-posts category=”sports” wrapper=”ul” posts_per_page=”4″]MORE NEWS: MTA Addresses Subway Safety After 2 Recent Shoving Incidents, Including 1 Fatal
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)