Kirk Nieuwenhuis, lfAndres Torres, cfDavid Wright, 3bLucas Duda, rfDaniel Murphy, 2bIke Davis, 1bOmar Quintanilla, ssJosh Thole, cR.A. Dickey, ...
Matt Harvey has thrown 16 scoreless innings over his last two starts but has no wins to show for it. He'll try again Saturday.
Bobby Parnell and Vic Black will move on to Binghamton in their rehab assignments.
Despite losing to the Pirates, Noah Syndergaard will stay in the Mets' rotation, saying he's looking forward to his next start.
The Mets (24-19) mustered little at the plate against former first overall pick Gerrit Cole as they lost 4-1 in the series opener.
Wright is on the disabled list with a hamstring strain; d'Arnaud broke a finger when he was hit by a pitch.
With several young pitchers and a 42-year-old Bartolo Colon, the New York Mets decided to give their starters more rest by going to a six-man rotation.
The opener of the series is Friday at 7:05 p.m. at PNC Park.
A profile of every NL East team's needs and recent history leading up to the 2015 MLB draft, and some possible fits.
With Dillon Gee set to return, Noah Syndergaard's Friday night start could be his last for a while with the New York Mets.
Madison Bumgarner shined as the San Francisco Giants beat Clayton Kershaw, while the Tampa Bay Rays took over first in the AL East.
The New York Mets' Dillon Gee had a solid rehab outing, while Casey Meisner pitched seven scoreless innings on Thursday night.