Mets Claim Anthony Recker

The Mets have claimed catcher Anthony Recker from the Cubs, according to Bruce Miles of the Daily Herald (via Twitter).  Recker was designated for assignment by Chicago yesterday to make room for right-hander Carlos Gutierrez.

Recker, 29, posted a .143/.263/.245 slash line in 58 plate appearances for the Athletics and Cubs in 2012.  For his career, Recker has a .277/.359/.474 career batting line in over 1,200 plate appearances at the Triple-A level.


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