Mike Nickeas clears waivers, removed from 40-man roster

Mike Nickeas has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas, the team announced.

Nickeas hit .174 with one home run and 13 RBI in 122 plate appearances over 47 games for the Mets in 2012. He is a career .180 hitter in 191 plate appearances over three seasons with the Mets.

The 40-man roster now stands at 34.