Mets designate struggling Ruf for assignment

The New York Mets assigned very first baseman/outfielder Darin Ruf for task on Monday, finishing his brief period with the group.

In a matching action, the Mets included right-hander Tommy Hunter to the 26-man lineup.

When the Mets got Ruf at the profession target date last summer season from the San Francisco Giants for infielder J.D. Davis, left-hander Thomas Szapucki as well as 2 pitching leads, they wished he would certainly supply an effective right-handed bat.

Rather, he struck.152 without any crowning achievement, 7 RBIs as well as a punching portion of.197. This springtime, Ruf batted.167 in 11 video games, driving in one run.

The 36-year-old schedules $3.25 million from the Mets.

In 8 periods with the Philadelphia Phillies, Giants as well as Mets, Ruf has a profession standard of.239 with 67 homers as well as 202 RBIs.

Seeker, 36, went 0-1 with a 2.42 period in 18 alleviation looks for the Mets last period. He really did not permit a run in 7 looks this springtime, quiting 4 hits while starting out 11 in 9 innings.

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