News: Mets Claim Manny Acosta From Braves

According to SNY, the Mets have claimed RHP Manny Acosta off of waivers from the Braves.

Acosta has a lifetime 5-7 record with a 3.55 ERA in 103 games over the last three seasons with Atlanta, and last year, in 26 relief appearances, Acosta was 1-1 with a 4.34 ERA in 37 1/3 innings, allowing 45 hits 18 earned runs, 19 walks, and 32 strikeouts.

Acosta has been added to the 40-man roster, and will be optioned to Triple-A Buffalo.