NEW YORK (AP) - Outfielder Emil Brown has been acquired by the New York Mets from the San Diego Padres for a player to be named.
The 34-year-old Brown batted .260 with four homers and 22 RBIs this season in 146 at-bats at Triple-A Portland of the Pacific Coast League. The Mets said Friday he will be assigned to Buffalo on the International League.
Last year, he hit .244 for Oakland with 13 homers and 59 RBIs in 117 games.
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