PHILADELPHIA - MAY 2: Center fielder Gary Matthews Jr. #19 of the New York Mets swings at a pitch during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 2, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Mets Designate Matthews For Assignment, Move Castillo To DL

The Mets have had enough of the former All-Star outfielder, who is hitting only .190 this season.

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Luis Castillo Moved To The Disabled List

From Tom Singer of MLB.com:

Second baseman Luis Castillo was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a bruised right heel on Friday by the Mets.

Castillo’s disablement followed an MRI on his sore heel Thursday at New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery, which was negative. He is hitting .241 with a .347 on-base percentage in 44 games with the Mets.

Ruben Tejada was recalled to take his spot on the roster.

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