New York Mets Notes – Black recalled, Valverde released, Hudgens Fired
- Mets recalled RHP Vic Black from Triple-A Las Vegas.
- Mets released Jose Valverde after giving up four runs and taking the loss after a blown save this afternoon. The 36 year old posted a 5.68 ERA in 21 appearances with the Mets in 2014.
- Mets have fired hitting Coach Dave Hudgens. Lamar Johnson, the team’s minor league htting coordinator will replace him.
- Mets placed outfielder Eric Young Jr. on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a right hamstring injury and recalled outfielder Matt den Dekker from Triple-A Las Vegas in a corresponding move. Dekker was batting .269 with four home runs and 26 RBI with Las Vegas.
- Mets top pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard was placed on the disabled list at Triple-A Las Vegas with a mild flexor pronator strain in his right elbow.