Mets placed OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis on the 15-day disabled list due to a pinched nerve in his back.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis went 1-for-4 with a two-run double in Wednesday afternoon's loss to the Nationals.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis slugged a trio of home runs to lead the Mets past the Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Mets purchased the contract of OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis from Triple-A Las Vegas.
Mets sent OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.
Mets claimed OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis off waivers from the Angels.
Angels designated OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis for assignment.
Angels acquired OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis from the Mets in exchange for cash considerations.
Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com reports that the Angels have acquired Kirk Nieuwenhuis from the Mets in a trade.
Mets designated OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis for assignment.
Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Mets have designated outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis for assignment.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis went 4-for-4 as the Mets defeated the Braves 8-2 on Wednesday.
Paul Ivice of Newsday believes that Kirk Nieuwenhuis has the "inside track" at securing a bench spot on the Mets' Opening Day roster.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis is expected to be discharged from a New York hospital on Tuesday.