The Mets continue their four-game, wrap-around series against the Cubs at Citi Field on Saturday.
Jon Niese (6-8, 3.46 ERA) opposes RHP Dan Straily (1-2, 4.93) at 7:10 pm on WPIX TV.
In case you missed it
Zack Wheeler struck out 10 batters and Eric Campbell hit a three-run home run as the Mets beat the Cubs, 3-2, Friday at Citi Field.
The Mets officially released Chris Young. He designated him for assignment on August 8.
Daisuke Matsuzaka will make his second rehab start with Double-A Binghamton Saturday at Reading (ESPN, Aug. 15).
Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki is done for the season and OF Carlos Gonzalez is likely done, too, after playing in just 70 games, writes local reporter Patrick Saunders (Denver Post, Aug. 14).
Jacob deGrom said he is already feeling better, and expects to return to the rotation next Saturday in Los Angeles (ESPN, Aug. 14).