Recalling Brown allowed the Mets to re-balance their roster, increasing their bench back to five men while proceeding temporarily with an eight-man bullpen.
Brown, 28, hit .200 with one home run in 15 at-bats with the Mets earlier this season. He is capable of playing both corner outfield positions, as well as first base.
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