News: In case you missed it…

Jenrry Mejia left his start Tuesday after five innings due to a torn blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand >> Read more at MetsBlog

Curtis Granderson, who bruised his ribs, knee, and forearm during Monday’s game, avoided the disabled list. Granderson said on Tuesday that his body reacted better than he thought it would, and that he expects to return to the lineup soon >> Read more at

Juan Lagares, who pulled his right hamstring during Monday’s game, was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday. He’ll be eligible to return from the disabled list on April 30.

To replace Juan Lagares on the roster, the Mets promoted outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis from Triple-A Las Vegas.

The Mets will attend free-agent relief pitcher Joel Hanrahan‘s showcase on Thursday. Hanrahan, 32, had Tommy John surgery last May >> Read more at MetsBlog