The Mets open a three-game series against the Cubs in Chicago on Tuesday at 8:05 p.m.
Zack Wheeler (2-5, 4.31 ERA) gets the start for the Mets, opposed by Jake Arrieta (1-1, 3.20 ERA) for Chicago.
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Juan Lagares was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right intercostal.
To replace Lagares on the roster, Matt den Dekker was activated.
Eric Young, Jr., on the 15-day disabled list with a pulled hamstring, is set to run on Tuesday for the first time since his injury. He is eligible to return on May 10.
Matt Harvey is scheduled to throw off a mound next Monday for the first time since Tommy John surgery.
Gonzalez Germen resumed his rehab on Monday night, tossing a scoreless inning for St. Lucie. Germen has been dealing with a few health issues, including an abscess.