The Angels announced that they have claimed Robert Carson off waivers from the Mets. The Halos' 40-man roster is now at 37.
Across the last two years, Carson has made 31 relief appearances for the Mets, pitching to a 6.82 ERA with 3.5 K/9 and 3.0 BB/9. In parts of two Triple-A seasons, the left-hander has a 3.45 ERA with 7.6 K/9 and 3.8 BB/9. Carson was ranked as the 17th best prospect in the Mets' system before the start of the season by Baseball America.