PORT ST. LUCIE, FL. — The Mets traded righthanded pitcher Gabriel Ynoa to the Orioles for cash, the clubs announced on Friday.

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The move opened a 40-man roster spot for reliever Fernando Salas, once his new one-year deal with the Mets becomes official.

Ynoa, 23, spent most of last season in Triple-A Las Vegas. But he made 10 appearances in the majors, going 1-0 with a 6.38 ERA.