Archive: March 30th, 2015

Mets Acquire Lefty Reliever Alex Torres

According to a press release published by the New York Mets, the team has acquired lefthanded reliever Alex Torres from the Padres in return for Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named later.

Torres, 27, went 2-1 with a 3.33 ERA in 70 relief appearances last season. He held righties to a .209 average and lefties to a .256 average.

Torres has slightly over one year of MLB service and his 2014 salary was $509,000, according to Cots Contracts.

Expect to hear analysis from Joe on this, in the meantime, post your reaction in the comments.