The Los Angeles Angels have acquired outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis for the New York Mets, according to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com.
Source: Kirk Nieuwenhuis traded to #Angels
— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) May 27, 2015
The 27-year-old has collected just three hits in 40 plate appearances this season. He has a career slash line of .230//302/.374 with 13 home runs in four seasons with the Mets. New York will receive cash in the deal, according to Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times.
#Angels acquired OF Kirk Nieuwenheis from Mets for cash. No players.
— Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) May 27, 2015