The Mets are off on Tuesday. They play their second game of the season on Wednesday against the Nationals at Citi Field at 7:10 p.m.
Jon Niese is scheduled to pitch in a minor league game on Tuesday. If all goes well, Niese will be activated from the disabled list and start against Cincinnati on April 6 at Citi Field.
Bartolo Colon will get the start for the Mets, opposed by Gio Gonzalez for Washington.