May 22, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros third baseman J.D. Davis (28) celebrates a run with teammates in the dugout during the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports


Mets Acquire J.D. Davis From Astros

January 06, 2019 - 3:20 pm


Brodie Van Wagenen's overhaul of the Mets' roster continued on Sunday. The club acquired infielder J.D. Davis and minor-league infielder Cody Bohanek from the Houston Astros for minor-league outfielder Ross Adolph, infielder Luis Santana and catcher Scott Manea.

Davis batted .175 with one homer in 103 at-bats last season for the Astros. The infielder was Houston's third-round pick in the 2014 MLB Draft.

The 25-year-old has also appeared in three major-league games as a pitcher. Davis holds a 3.38 ERA with four strikeouts in 2.2 innings pitched. He is able to throw a 92 mile per hour fastball.

Mets Acquire OF Keon Broxton, Sign LHP Hector Santiago

On Saturday, the Mets acquired outfielder Keon Broxton from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for right-handed reliever Bobby Wahl and two prospects, right-handed pitcher Adam Hill and infielder Felix Valerio. The Mets also signed left-handed pitcher Hector Santiago to a minor-league deal.