The Mets, who have lost six straight games, open a three-game series against the Brewers at Citi Field on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. ET.
Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-0, 3.21 ERA) gets the start for the Mets, opposed by Marco Estrada (5-2, 4.19 ERA) for Milwaukee.
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Jeremy Hefner is scheduled to throw off a mound on Tuesday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery last August.
Eric Young, Jr., currently on the DL with a pulled hamstring, hit during an extended spring training game and will attempt to run the bases on Tuesday. Young, Jr. attempted to run last week, but felt tightness in his hamstring and backed off his rehab program.
Triple-A Las Vegas RHP Jeff Walters has a torn UCL in his right elbow, and is likely headed for Tommy John surgery.
John Lannan, who was DFA’d on April 19 and who has been tending to a family issue since, has reported to the Mets facility in Port St. Lucie. It’s expected that Lannan will join Triple-A Las Vegas soon.