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Mets Acquire Daniel Vogelbach from Pittsburgh Pirates

The New York Mets recently announced the team has acquired infielder Daniel Vogelbach from Pittsburgh in exchange for RHP Colin Holderman.

Vogelbach, 29, had 10 doubles, a triple, 12 home runs, 34 RBI and 29 runs scored in 75 games for the Pirates this season. He has posted a .338 on-base percentage and a .430 slugging percentage. His 11 home runs as a designated hitter are tied for the second-most in the NL behind Bryce Harper.

Among the 178 hitters with at least 200 plate appearances against RHP this season, his 149 wRC+ is tied for 15th in the majors. He has an .817 career OPS vs. righties and 55 of his 61 career home runs have come against right-handed pitchers.

Vogelbach has appeared in 412 games over parts of seven major league seasons with Seattle (2016-2020), Toronto (2020), Milwaukee (2020-2021) and Pittsburgh (2022). He owns a career .213/.336/.408 slashline with 61 home runs and 165 RBI. 

In addition, RHP Yoan López has been recalled from Triple-A Syracuse and will be active for tonight’s game. 

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