Mets Trade Collin Cowgill To Angels For Kyle Johnson

collin cowgillThe Mets have traded Collin Cowgill to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for minor league right fielder Kyle Johnson.

Johnson, 23, was batting .310 with with a .414 on base and had 16 doubles, three triples, two home runs and 30 RBI in 67 games for Single-A Burlington. He also had 30 stolen bases.

The right-handed hitting outfielder was drafted in the 25th round of the 2012 Draft from Washington State University. He will be assigned to Low-A Savannah.

Cowgill, 27, was designated for assignment after batting .173/.189/.327 in 53 plate appearances for the Mets this season.

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