Bartolo Colon (8-8, 4.12 ERA) will face M's RHP prospect Taijuan Walker, who is being called up from Triple-A Tacoma.
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Ruben Tejada was hit with a pitch on the hand. It didn't require an immediate X-ray, Terry Collins said, though he expects Tejada will be re-examined prior to Wednesday's game.
Curtis Granderson (sick) and Chris Young (sore calf) were both unavailable for Tuesday's game.
Mets Triple-A C prospect Kevin Plawecki will miss time recovering from a minor case of vertigo, assistant GM John Ricco told reporters on Tuesday.
Jeremy Hefner made his third rehab start coming back from Tommy John surgery on Tuesday. He allowed one run on two hits in three innings in the Gulf Coast League.
The Mets have the fourth-best farm system in baseball, according to a revised, mid-season list by ESPN’s Keith Law (ESPN.com, July 22).
Mets Triple-A reliever Scott Rice will have season-ending elbow surgery on Wednesday, according to beat reporter Marc Carig (Newsday, July 22).