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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Elvin shipped to Angels to free 40-man spot

By Adam Rubin

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.