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Darrell Ceciliani traded by Mets to Blue Jays for cash

New York Mets leftfielder Darrell Ceciliani looks on

New York Mets leftfielder Darrell Ceciliani looks on from the field against the Toronto Blue Jays during a baseball game at Citi Field on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Outfielder Darrell Ceciliani has been traded to the Blue Jays for cash considerations, the Mets announced on Tuesday.

Ceciliani was designated for assignment last week to make room on the roster for Yoenis Cespedes, who is scheduled to address reporters on Wednesday for the first time since his unexpected reunion with the Mets.

Ceciliani, 25, hit .206 with a home run and three RBIs in 39 games with the Mets last season. He was a fourth-round draft pick in 2009.

Triple-A staff returns intact. The Mets announced the return of their Triple-A Las Vegas coaching staff, which includes manager Wally Backman, who will head the team’s top minor- league affiliate for the fourth straight year. He’s joined by pitching coach Frank Viola and hitting coach Jack Voigt.

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