News: In case you missed it…

Eric Young, Jr. was in the lineup on Monday night a day after getting hit with a batted ball while watching batting practice. He went 1 for 4.

Juan Lagares was given the first six innings off on Monday to rest his legs after his recent return from the disabled list. He entered the game for defense in the seventh inning.

Terry Collins said that Jenrry Mejia, who has struggled in the fifth inning of his last two starts, will start Friday against the Phillies. However, Collins said that Mejia could still eventually wind up in the bullpen >> Read more at MetsBlog

Mets shortstop prospect Gavin Cecchini, currently playing for Low-A Savannah, was removed from the game Sunday after failing to run out a ground ball >> Read more at Mets Minor League Blog