Trying to Make Sense of New York Mets' Latest Trade for Tyler Naquin, Lefty Relief Help

The New York Mets have acquired outfielder Tyler Naquin and lefty-reliever Phillip Diehl

From the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for minor league outfielder

Hector Rodríguez and minor league RHP Jose Acuña, as a source confirmed

To Inside the Mets. The New York Post was first on the news

Of the full trade and MLB.com was on the minor league return details.

The Mets later announced the move. Right-handed pitcher R.J. Alvarez

Has been designated for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for Naquin.