Mets’ transactions shake up Las Vegas 51s roster

The Mets made a flurry of roster moves Friday, placing catcher Kevin Plawecki on the disabled list, sending down reliever Jacob Rhame and calling up outfielder Brandon Nimmo and catcher Jose Lobaton from Triple-A.

Plawecki suffered a hairline fracture in his left hand after being hit by a pitch on Wednesday night, necessitating Lobaton’s promotion. Earlier Wednesday, the Mets announced Travis d’Arnaud had a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and the team called up catching prospect Tomas Nido from Double-A Binghamton.

The Mets added some catching depth Friday by reuniting with Johnny Monell, who is expected to report to Triple-A in the next few days.

The Mets also called up Nimmo, who was sent down earlier this week. Nimmo went 2-for-4 on Thursday in his only game with Las Vegas. Rhame, who pitched briefly with the 51s last season, had given up three runs in 3⅔ innings pitched with the Mets this year.

The 51s also activated Matt Oberste from the disabled list and placed A.J. Griffin on the temporarily inactive list.

Contact Betsy Helfand at bhelfand@reviewjournal.com. Follow @BetsyHelfand on Twitter.

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