Mets announce roster for Las Vegas weekend

Mets announce roster for Las Vegas weekend

JUPITER, Fla. -- The Mets released their travel roster for this weekend's two-game series in Las Vegas against the Chicago Cubs.

Twenty-three players, including David Wright and Curtis Granderson, as well as three members of the big league coaching staff, will make the trip for the annual Big League Weekend.

Right-hander Bartolo Colon, who has given up three runs in four innings this spring, will start Saturday. Righty Jenrry Mejia will get the nod on Sunday, hoping to build off two scoreless innings. Both games begin at 4:05 p.m. ET and can be seen on MLB.TV.

The roster breakdown is as follows: nine pitchers, three catchers, five infielders and six outfielders. Below is a list of the players and staff.

Pitchers: RHP Joel Carreno, Colon, RHP Cory Mazzoni, Mejia, RHP Rafael Montero, RHP Bobby Parnell, RHP Ryan Reid, RHP Miguel Socolovich and RHP Carlos Torres

Catchers: Juan Centeno, Travis d'Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki.

Infielders: Wilmer Flores, Zach Lutz, Omar Quintanilla, Anthony Seratelli and Wright.

Outfielders: Andrew Brown, Eric Campbell, Granderson, Juan Lagares, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Eric Young

Field staff: manager Terry Collins, first-base coach Tom Goodwin, pitching coach Dan Warthen, bullpen catchers Dave Racaniello and Eric Langill, Triple-A Las Vegas manager Wally Backman and Vegas hitting coach George Greer.

Christina De Nicola is a contributor to This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.