- Kelly Johnson has been activated today and is in the Mets starting lineup batting seventh, and also playing second base. Johnson was acquired along with cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for RHP Akeel Morris on Wednesday. Infielder Ty Kelly has been optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas in a corresponding move. Johnson was hitting .215 with one homer and 10 RBI in 49 games this year for Atlanta.
Major League Baseball announced a scoring change from the game on May 31 against the Chicago White Sox. In the top of the sixth inning, Jose Abreu was credited with a single but that has now been changed to an error on first baseman James Loney. Steven Matz, who was on the mound, is now credited with two unearned runs in that inning. Matz’s ERA now drops from 2.69 to 2.39.