Posted by Mack Ade at 5:51 PM
Nickeas, 28, joins the Mets for the second time this season. He made the club's Opening Day roster and appeared in eight games and hit .250 (5-20) before being optioned to Buffalo on April 29. The 6-0, 213-pound native of Vancouver, British Columbia also collected one home run and three RBI.
After being optioned, Nickeas appeared in 49 games with the Bisons, hitting .208 (30-144) with two home runs and 13 RBI.
Originally acquired from the Texas Rangers in exchange for outfielder Victor Diaz on August 20, 2006, Nickeas has seven hits in 30 career at-bats (.233) over a span of 13 games split between this season and last.