The Mets have claimed RHP Nick Tropeano off waivers from the San Francisco Giants, the team announced Friday.
Tropeano has been optioned to Triple-A Syracuse.
In order to make room for Tropeano on the 40-man roster, RHP Tommy Hunter was transferred to the 60-day IL
Tropeano, 30, had a 1.50 ERA and 1.00 WHIP with two strikeouts in 6.0 innings over four appearances earlier this season for the Giants.
For his career, Tropeano has a 4.22 ERA and 1.36 WHIP in seven major league seasons while playing for the Houston Astros, Los Angeles Angels, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Giants.