|Aug. 5 11:51 PM PT12:51 AM MT1:51 AM CT2:51 AM ET2:51 ET6:51 GMT14:51 11:51 PM MST1:51 AM EST2:21 AM VEN10:51 UAE1:51 AM CT-The New York Mets have acquired O'Flaherty and cash considerations from the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named. To make room on the 25-man roster, the Mets designated lefty Alex Torres for assignment.
Analysis: O'Flaherty, 30, was designated for assignment by the A's on Aug. 1. The Walla Walla, Washington native was 1-2 with a 5.91 ERA in 25 games for Oakland this season. He was on the disabled list from May 2-June 2 with a left shoulder strain. From 2011 to 2015, he has a 2.03 ERA, the fourth-lowest mark in the major league with a minimum of 160 innings. He is 22-11 with a 2.99 ERA in 419 major league games with three teams.