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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Mets News: Mets select RHP Seth Rosin in Rule V Draft, Trade him to Dodgers

Mets News:

The Rule 5 draft took place this morning at 9:00 am ET at the Winter Meetings.

The Mets selected RHP Seth Rosin from Triple-A Lehigh Valley in the Phillies organization, but traded him to the Dodgers for cash considerations.

The Mets also selected RHP Jon Velasquez from Double-A New Britain in the Twins organization in the minor league portion of the Rule 5 draft.

Velasquez, 28, has spent the last three years in the Independent League. He went 6-2 with a 1.95 ERA in 61 relief appearances for Camden in the Independent Atlantic League in 2013, allowing 58 hits and 26 walks with 82 strikeout sin 73 2/3 innings.

The Mets did not lose any players in the major league phase of the draft.
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