The Mets open a four-game series against the Marlins in Miami on Thursday at 7:10 p.m. ET.
Zack Wheeler (2-7, 4.38 ERA) gets the start for the Mets, opposed by Andrew Heaney, making his major league debut for Miami.
In case you missed it…
Yesterday in St. Louis, Bartolo Colon was spectacular on both sides of the ball as the Mets topped the Cardinals, 3-2, to avoid a three-game sweep >> Read more at MetsBlog, ESPN, MLB.com, Newsday, New York Post and Daily News…
After Wednesday’s win, Kirk Nieuwenhuis was promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas. To make room on the roster, Matt den Dekker was optioned to Las Vegas.
OF Brandon Nimmo, LHP Steven Matz, 2B/SS Dilson Herrera, IF TJ Rivera, and RHP Randy Fontanez were promoted from High-A St. Lucie to Double-A Binghamton >> Read more
Juan Lagares, on the disabled list with a strained right intercostal, played in a simulated game on Wednesday. He’ll likely return to the Mets next week.
Jeremy Hefner, who underwent Tommy John surgery last August, threw 25 pitches on Wednesday. He’s expected to throw his first official bullpen session on Sunday.