• Harvey threw on back-to-back days Monday and Tuesday for the first time since undergoing surgery in October. Harvey and fellow Tommy John patient Jeremy Hefner have increased their throwing frequency to four days a week from 60 feet off flat ground. While Hefner hopes to pitch in the Majors by late August or early September, Harvey is unlikely to return before Opening Day 2015.
• SNY announced Tuesday that Gary Apple will replace Chris Carlin as host of its Mets pre- and postgame shows, alongside analyst Bob Ojeda. Carlin will take over Apple's old job as anchor of GEICO SportsNite. Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling will be back for a ninth season as the Mets' broadcast team, though sideline reporter Kevin Burkhardt will regularly miss games to fulfill his new duties as host of FOX's baseball pregame show.
Anthony DiComo is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @AnthonyDicomo. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.