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Bobby Parnell was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 1. Kyle Farnsworth replaced Parnell on the roster. Sandy Alderson said that Parnell will rehab his partially torn UCL in an attempt to avoid surgery. Parnell, who first alerted the Mets of his elbow pain on Monday, will rest for two weeks before beginning a four week throwing program >> Read more at MetsBlog

Daniel Murphy was placed on paternity leave and was replaced on the roster by Wilmer Flores. Murphy is expected back for Thursday afternoon’s game against the Nationals at Citi Field.

After sitting out on Opening Day with a tight quad, Chris Young returned to the lineup Wednesday, but he was removed after a half inning when the injury flared up. He was replaced in left field by Andrew Brown.

Triple-A Las Vegas pitching coach and former Mets pitcher Frank Viola underwent successful open-heart surgery on Wednesday morning >> Read more at