Braves trade former Mets player and immediately replace him with another

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After a few days off, the New York Mets are looking to start a brand new homestand on the right note as they will begin this homestand on Friday where they will be taking on their NL East rivals for five straight games with the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies coming to town. At 18-18, it is important that the Mets start this homestand on the right foot and will begin this stretch by taking on their foes, the Braves for a three-game series set.

Entering this series, there was a little something more to this series that got Mets fans excited about these three games against their rivals. That is not the case as a former Met who spent his first six years in the MLB wearing orange and blue is no longer a member of the Atlanta Braves as they immediately replaced him with this former Met.

The Braves trade former Met Luis Guillorme and quickly find his replacement with another

A day before his potential return to Flushing Queens, former Met infielder Luis Guillorme was traded by the Atlanta Braves and was sent to the Los Angeles Angels for a player to be named later or cash. This move comes after the Angels were dealt with more injuries as they transferred third baseman Anthony Rendon to the 60-day injured list with a hamstring injury.

Guillorme, who was a Mets fan favorite known for his solid defense and his long beard never really had the opportunity in Atlanta. He only had 20 at-bats and batted just .150 in ten games played. With Guillorme's short-lived tenure with the Braves over, they quickly found his replacement with another former Met.

While his tenure with the Mets was not as long as Guillorme's the Braves acquired former Met infielder Zack Short from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for cash considerations as Short will likely be taking over Guillorme's spot on their roster. Short began this season playing for the Mets after making the Opening Day roster and played in just 10 games for New York and batted just .111 in nine at-bats.

The Mets later DFA'd Short when J.D. Martinez joined the Mets and then traded the infielder to Boston where he played in just two games until he got DFA'd again. So even though the Mets aren't getting the reunion Mets fans were anticipating this weekend, we will still have one after all with former Met Zack Short now an Atlanta Brave.

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