The Mets (35-41) open a two-game series against the Athletics (47-29) at Citi Field on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. ET.
A’s LHP Scott Kazmir, who was traded by the Mets to Tampa Bay in 2004, will make his first-ever start in Queens. He’ll be opposed by Mets RHP Bartolo Colon.
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C Kevin Plawecki, currently with Double-A Binghamton, is expected to be promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas when d’Arnaud joins the Mets.