Left-hander Stephen Tarpley was claimed by the New York Mets off waivers from the Miami Marlins on Friday.
The 27-year-old was 2-2 with one save and a 9.00 ERA in 11 innings over 12 games last year, striking out 11 and walking eight. He earned $208,704 in prorated pay from a salary of the $563,500 major league minimum.
He was designated for assignment Sunday when the Marlins agreed to an $850,000, one-year contract with free agent left-hander Ross Detwiler.
Tarpley is 3-2 with three saves and a 6.64 ERA in 43 games over three seasons with the New York Yankees (2018-19) and Miami, striking out 58 and walking 29 in 44 2/3 innings.
The Mets have claimed LHP Stephen Tarpley off waivers from the Marlins. Tarpley was with the Yankees in 2018-19.
— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) January 8, 2021
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