Elvin shipped to Angels to free 40-man spot

Elvin Ramirez

Elvin Ramirez

#62 RP
New York Mets

2012 STATS

  • GM20
  • W0

  • L1

  • BB20

  • K22

  • ERA5.48

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Reliever Elvin Ramirez has been traded to the Los Angeles Angels for cash. The maneuver frees a 40-man roster spot.

Ramirez, 25, had a 5.48 ERA in 20 relief appearances at the major league level last season.

The Mets' 40-man roster now stands at 38.