• Right-hander Jenrry Mejia was examined by a team doctor on Sunday, coming away with a clean bill of health on his bruised right forearm. Barring an unexpected setback, he will start Friday's series opener against the Reds.
• The Mets have reassigned advance scouting assistant Jim Kelly to their instant replay booth. Kelly will watch reviews of close calls in the Mets' command center at home and on the road, then call bench coach Bob Geren on a direct line to the dugout. Geren will relay the decision to challenge a call to manager Terry Collins.
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