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The Mets lost to the Nationals 9-7 on Opening Day Monday at Citi Field. The Mets are off Tuesday, and play the second game of the season Wednesday night at Citi Field at 7:10 p.m.

Daniel Murphy was not in the lineup on Monday. His wife went into labor before the game, and delivered a baby boy, Noah, later in the day. Murphy is expected to rejoin the Mets on Wednesday.

Chris Young sat out Monday due to a strained right quad.

The Mets signed 40-year old outfielder Bobby Abreu to a minor league deal. He was assigned to Triple-A Las Vegas >> Read more at MetsBlog

Sandy Alderson held firm when asked about his comment that the Mets could win 90 games >> Read more at ESPN