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Reds trade INF/OF JT Riddle to Mets for cash

Cincinnati Reds second baseman Alejo Lopez (35) fist bumps with third base/catching coach J.R. House (56) after ruching third on a JT Riddle (57) single in the second inning of the MLB National League game between the Cincinnati Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals at Great American Ball Park in downtown Cincinnati on Sunday, April 24, 2022. The Reds led 3-0 after two innings.St Louis Cardinals At Cincinnati Reds
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The Cincinnati Reds traded infielder/outfielder JT Riddle to the New York Mets for cash considerations Sunday.

The Mets assigned the 30-year-old journeyman to Triple-A Syracuse.

Riddle appeared in two games for Cincinnati this season and had one hit in four at-bats.

He batted .208 with three homers and five RBIs in 27 games with Triple-A Louisville this season.

He is a career .223 hitter with 19 homers and 80 RBIs in 252 games with the Miami Marlins (2017-19), Pittsburgh Pirates (2020), Minnesota Twins (2021) and Reds.

–Field Level Media