Thursday's Mets-Braves lineups

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Here are the lineups for Thursday's 1:10 p.m. Grapefruit League game against the Atlanta Braves at Tradition Field (SNY).

Ike Davis (calf) plays in his first Grapefruit League game since March 2, while Lucas Duda (hamstring) is expected to simultaneously start in a minor-league game.

Terry Collins has Zack Wheeler batting eighth, which Collins has suggested he may do with the pitcher at points during the season.


Eric Young Jr., 2b

Ruben Tejada, ss

David Wright, 3b

Curtis Granderson, rf

Chris Young, lf

Davis, 1b

Travis d'Arnaud, c

Wheeler, rhp

Juan Lagares, cf


Jason Heyward, rf

B.J. Upton, cf

Justin Upton, lf

Ernesto Mejia, 1b

Gerald Laird, c

Tommy La Stella, 2b

Tyler Greene, 3b

Ramiro Pena, ss

Ervin Santana, rhp