News: In case you missed it…

The Mets officially named Dillon Gee their Opening Day starting pitcher >> Read more in the New York PostStar-Ledger, and Newsday.

Matt Harvey will do the bulk of his early rehab in New York this season, just as he hoped would happen >> Read more at ESPN.

Jon Niese threw off a mound Monday for the first time since receiving a cortisone shot in his left elbow. He expects to be activated from the disabled list to make his first regular season start on April 6.

Wilmer Flores was demoted to minor-league camp Monday. He is expected to start the season playing shortstop for Triple-A Las Vegas.

The Pirates will honor Ralph Kiner by wearing a No. 4 patch on their jerseys this season.