Omar Quintanilla traded to the Orioles

The Mets announced Omar Quintanilla has been traded to the Orioles for cash considerations.

The Mets designated Quintanilla for assignment on July 17 when they activated Jason Bay from the disabled list.

In 29 games for the Mets this season, Quintanilla hit .257 with five doubles, one home run and four RBI in 70 at-bats. He had just one at-bat in two appearances in July.