Mets, Cubs release relievers

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Veteran relievers Shawn Camp of the Chicago Cubs and Brandon Lyon of the New York Mets were released Tuesday.
The 37-year-old Camp cleared waivers after the Cubs designated him for assignment last week. He pitched in a National League-leading 80 games last season.
This year, Camp had given up 18 runs in 23 innings and had a 1-1 record with a 7.04 ERA in 26 games.
The 33-year-old Lyon also cleared waivers after being designated for assignment last week. Lyon had a 2-2 record with a 4.98 ERA in 34 innings and 37 games for the Mets,
Last year, Lyon posted a combined 4-2 record with one save and a 3.10 ERA for the Houston Astros and the Toronto Blue Jays.