In case you missed it…

Jon Niese received good news after having an MRI on his elbow Monday. He’s expected to start throwing again Wednesday. He’ll likely to start the season on the disabled list, with hope of making his first regular-season start April 6 >> Read more at MLB.com.

Ike Davis (calf) and Lucas Duda (hamstring) again got at bats as designated hitters in minor-league games Monday, though they did not run the bases >> Read more in Newsday.