Worth noting

Daniel Murphy, who bruised his right shin sliding into second base on Friday, joined his teammates in outdoor baseball activities on Tuesday for the first time since the incident. The Mets consider him day to day.

• Relievers Vic Black and Scott Rice each recorded three outs on Tuesday against the Cardinals, upping their combined total to eight scoreless spring innings, with 12 strikeouts.

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