Worth noting

Worth noting

Scott Rice underwent surgery to repair bilateral sports hernias in Philadelphia on Tuesday. Dr. Bill Meyers performed the surgery. Rice was 4-5 with a 3.71 ERA in 73 appearances with the Mets.

• Alderson said Bobby Parnell, who had surgery on a herniated disk in his neck on Tuesday, will likely be ready to go by the start of Spring Training.

"We expect him to be," Alderson said.

Dr. Robert Watkins performed the procedure in California.

Chris Iseman is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.