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Mets acquire catcher Dan Rohlfing from Twins

The Mets made a trade with the Twins to bolster their minor league catcher depth after the promotion of Kevin Plawecki.

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With Travis d'Arnaud's injury, the subsequent promotion of Kevin Plawecki to the major leagues, and announcement that Anthony Recker has a bone spur in his elbow, the Mets needed to bolster their depth at the catcher position. The result of all of that is that the Mets have acquired Dan Rohlfing from the Twins in exchange for cash considerations. Rohlfing will immediately report to Triple-A Las Vegas to take Plawecki's spot on the roster.

The 26-year-old Rohlfing was drafted out of high school by the Twins in the 14th round of the 2007 draft. Since then, he has climbed the minor league ladder in the Twins organization while putting up unspectacular numbers at the plate. For his minor league career, Rohlfing is a .243/.319/.327 hitter. Most recently, he spent 2014 at the Triple-A level, where he appeared in 76 games and hit .205/.307/.311. He has not appeared in a game thus far in 2015 due to a sprained ankle.