The Mets have claimed RHP Ryan Reid off waivers from the Pirates (Mets).
Reid, a relief pitcher, appeared in seven games for the Pirates last season, making his major league debut in the process. The 28-year-old posted a 1.64 ERA and 1.091 WHIP in 11 innings, including one save. In Triple-A, Reid posted a 2.73 ERA and 1.197 WHIP over 59 1/3 innings last year.
In the minors, appearing in over 300 games, Reid has a 3.87 ERA and 1.353 WHIP, including 543 minor league strikeouts.
Reid was drafted by Tampa in 2006 and was with the organization until 2012, when he signed with the Pirates. He was designated for assignment by Pittsburgh on December 13.