Mets vs. Braves Saturday lineup

Seven of the eight position players in Saturday's lineup are homegrown.

Ruben Tejada, ss

Daniel Murphy, 2b

David Wright, 3b

Ike Davis, 1b

Jason Bay, lf

Lucas Duda, rf

Josh Thole, c

Kirk Nieuwenhuis, cf (Major League debut)

R.A. Dickey, rhp

• The Mets have called for an 11:30 a.m. press conference for left-hander Jon Niese and GM Sandy Alderson, where they are going to officially announce Niese's new five-year contract extension.