Bay, Paulino continue rehab stints

Jason Bay

Left Field
New York Mets


Jason Bay went 0-for-3 and played seven innings in left field and Ronny Paulino went 0-for-4 as DH as the St. Lucie Mets nonetheless won their ninth straight game, 4-1, over Fort Myers on Sunday afternoon.

Bay (left rib-cage strain) could be activated Tuesday, when the Mets open a series at Citi Field against the Houston Astros. Paulino is expected to be activated from the DL on April 26.

2010 first-round pick Matt Harvey limited Fort Myers to one unearned run in five innings and has yet to allow an earned run in three professional starts.