• Collins said that on Saturday, because of Olympic Stadium's artificial turf, he will consider resting some players who have dealt with leg injuries. First basemen Ike Davis and Lucas Duda and second baseman Daniel Murphy all missed time this spring with leg injuries.
• Mets' flagship radio station WOR has hired longtime MLB.com multimedia host Pete McCarthy to host "The WOR Sports Zone," a new talk show. The show will air weeknights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on non-game days, as well as before and after each game.
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