Mets acquire RHP Phil Maton

July 9th, 2024

FLUSHING, N.Y., July 9, 2024 The New York Mets today announced that the team has acquired RHP Phil Maton from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Maton, 31, has appeared in 40 games with the Rays this season, going 1-2 with two saves, a 4.58 ERA (18 ER/35.1 IP), 18 walks and 30 strikeouts. The eight-year veteran has appeared in 384 games with San Diego, Cleveland, Houston and Tampa Bay, combining to go 17-14 with four saves, a 4.28 ERA (182 ER/382.1 IP) 154 walks and 428 strikeouts.

In a corresponding move, LHP Joey Lucchesi has been designated for assignment.