UPDATE (1:30 p.m. PT): The trade is now official, and the story has been updated to reflect that.
The Oakland A's bolstered their bullpen on Saturday, acquiring right-handed reliever Jeurys Familia from the New York Mets in exchange for a prospect, a Triple-A reliever, and international slot money, according to multiple reports.
Familia's posted a 2.88 ERA and 1.23 WHIP across 40 2/3 innings this season. He has 17 saves (tied-for-17th in MLB entering Saturday) in 21 opportunities in 2018. The 28-year-old is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season, and the A's will pay his remaining $3 million salary, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.
Source: #Athletics taking all of Familia’s remaining salary, which is slightly more than $3M.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 21, 2018
23-year-old third baseman Will Toffey, an A's fourth-round pick in the 2017 draft, and 26-year-old reliever Bobby Wahl will head to the Mets. Toffey's batting .244 with 5 homers and 32 RBI in Single-A this season. Wahl, who pitched 7 2/3 innings in seven appearances with the A's last season, has a 0.86 WHIP in 39 2/3 innings with Triple-A Nashville this year.
The A's will also send $1,000,000 in international slot money to the mets.