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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

In a surprising move, the New York Mets have acquired relief pitcher A.J. Ramos. The Miami Marlins are receiving right-handed pitcher Merandy González and outfielder Ricardo Céspedes.

Ramos, as long as he stays with the team, will be adding bullpen depth.

A.J. Ramos (Getty Images)

A.J. Ramos (Getty Images)

The 30-year-old Ramos will be joining his second MLB season. He has been with the Marlins since the 2012 season.

He is 2-4 with a 3.63 ERA this season. He has 38 games finished with 47 strikeouts and 22 walks in 39 2/3 innings.

In his career, he has a 15-16 record in 325 games. He has a 175 games finished with 92 games along with 379 strikeouts and a 173 walks in 327 1/3 innings.

González is 4-2 with the St. Lucie Mets with a 2.23 ERA in six starts in 36 1/3 innings. He has a 1.14 WHIP with 24 strikeouts and eight walks.

Prior to his promotion to St. Lucie, he was 8-1 with the Columbia Fireflies. He had a 1.55 ERA in 11 starts in 69 2/3 innings. González also had a 0.90 WHIP with 65 strikeouts and 13 walks.

Céspedes has played for three minor league teams this season. He began with the Gulf Coast Mets and was last with the Brooklyn Cyclones.

With the Cyclones in 20 games, he had a .240 batting average with a home run and 12 RBI’s in 75 at-bats.

Céspedes also played for the Fireflies in five games before his promotion to Brooklyn. With Columbia, he had a .417 batting average with 3 RBI’s in 12 at-bats.

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