Reports: Mets deal for Diamondbacks OF GreenESPN.com news services
NEW YORK -- Outfielder Shawn Green reportedly was traded from the Arizona Diamondbacks to the New York Mets on Tuesday night, giving the NL East leaders one more big bat as they gear up for the postseason.
Two team officials familiar with the trade confirmed the deal to The Associated Press, while a baseball source told MLB.com that Green had been dealt along with cash considerations to the Mets.
According to MLB.com, Green arrived at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Tuesday and was seen hugging teammate Craig Counsell and a Diamondbacks coach, signifying he was saying goodbye.
Green is batting .283 with 11 homers and 51 RBI this season.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.