The return of Wilmer Flores from the DL helps fill the void a little bit with his ability to play third. But the Mets needed a first-base man, so they went out and got Loney from the Padres in exchange for cash.
Campbell wasn’t necessarily a fan favorite, so the Mets fan-base is sure to be happy with this move.
— New York Mets (@Mets) May 31, 2016
Wright received injection. Team won’t make move-if needed-until Friday.
— Matt Ehalt (@MattEhalt) May 31, 2016
This means that 27-year old utility infielder Ty Kelly will remain on the 25-man roster over Campbell.