Found December 18, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The New York Mets acquired outfielder Collin Cowgill from the Oakland A's for minor-league infielder Jefry Marte. The A's announced the deal on Tuesday. It opens up a spot on the 40-man roster that filled with the signing of Japanese player Hiroyuki Nakajima. Cowgill, 26, has a .255 average in in 219 career big-league plate appearances.
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