Worth noting

• The Mets released nine players from Minor League camp: first basemen Chris Garcia and James Roche, outfielders Joe Bonfe and Eris Peguero, right-handed pitchers Cristian Chivilli, Chris Schwinden and Ernesto Yanez, and left-handed pitchers Mark Cohoon and Jhonathan Torres.

• The Mets on Monday announced a two-year extension through 2018 of their marketing and promotional agreement with Caesars Entertainment Corporation. Caesars has an extensive presence at Citi Field, particularly in the Caesars Club, Citi Field's largest hospitality space. The Mets have similar marketing deals in place with Anheuser-Busch, Citi, Delta Air Lines, GEICO, PepsiCo and Verizon.

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.