Mets wrap up trade deadline by adding reliever Mychal Givens from Cubs

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WASHINGTON — Just in the nick of time, the Mets got a reliever they so badly needed. The team traded for Cubs’ righty Mychal Givens on Tuesday. Chicago got Saul Gonzalez, a 6-foot-7, 22-year-old former 23rd-round pick who’s having a solid season at Single-A. The 32-year-old Givens, who had a 2.66 ERA in his 40 2/3 innings for the Cubs this year, had the best seasons of his career when he previously played for Buck Showalter. Givens was a second-round pick by the Orioles in 2009 out of high school in Tampa (the same one that Pete Alonso went to) and debuted for the team in 2015. From 2015-2018,…

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