The Mets acquired Brandon Hicks from the Athletics for cash considerations, the teams announced. The infielder had been designated for assignment on November 20th.
The A’s claimed Hicks off of waivers from Atlanta in Spring Training and he appeared in 22 games at the MLB level. The 27-year-old right-handed hitter spent most of the season at Triple-A, where he hit 18 home runs and posted a .244/.350/.506 batting line in 383 plate appearances. He played shortstop, second base and first base with the A’s this year.