Jenrry Mejia has been named the Mets fifth starter, after Daisuke Matsuzaka was optioned to the minors on Saturday afternoon, Sandy Alderson confirmed.
Mejia, who suffered a right arm contusion on Friday night, will see doctors in New York on Monday.
Gonzalez Germen, Andrew Brown and Omar Quintanilla were confirmed for the team’s Opening Day roster, Alderson said. Brown and Quintanilla will join Lucas Duda or Ike Davis, Anthony Recker, Josh Satin and Eric Young Jr. or Juan Lagares on the team’s bench.
Kyle Farnsworth is heading to Triple-A Las Vegas, the team said.