Latest Player News for New York
Marcum struggled in his return from the disabled list Saturday, giving up three runs to the Phillies over four innings.
Buck hit his eighth home run of the season in Saturday's 9-4 loss to the Phillies.
Byrdak (shoulder) is progressing and could throw off a mound this upcoming week, ESPN New York
Francisco (elbow) is no longer on a minor league rehab assignment and has been pitching at extended spring training instead, ESPN New York
Gee allowed four runs on seven hits, walking one and striking out four over six innings as the Mets were shutout by Philadelphia, 4-0, on Friday night.
Niese (ankle) has been cleared to start Sunday against the Phillies, ESPN New York
Niese (ankle) will throw his regular between-starts bullpen session Thursday, ESPN.com
Lagares is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Dodgers, according to Newsday's Marc Carig
Buck is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Dodgers, according to Newsday's Marc Carig
Davis, who sat against lefty Clayton Kershaw on Tuesday, but was in the starting lineup Wednesday, has been moved down to the sixth spot Thursday against lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu.
Duda, who extended his streak of not swinging at the first pitch to 32 at-bats on Wednesday, has been moved up to the cleanup spot Thursday.