Mets Announce WCS Roster; Injured Star Player Makes the Cut

The New York Mets are ready for Game 1 of their Wild Card Series against the San Diego Padres. 

Absent players include Tyler Naquin and Mark Vientos. 

The Mets will carry 12 pitchers on their roster: 

Chris Bassitt
Jacob deGrom
Max Scherzer

The Mets will carry three catchers on their roster: 

Francisco Alvarez
James McCann
Tomas Nido

The Mets will carry six infielders on their roster: 

Pete Alonso
Eduardo Escobar
Luis Guillorme
Francisco Lindor
Jeff McNeil
Daniel Vogelbach

The Mets will carry five outfielders on their roster: 

Mark Canha
Terrance Gore
Starling Marte
Brandon Nimmo
Darin Ruf

Scherzer will start Game 1 on Friday and the Mets have yet to announce their Game 2 starter. 

Marte is still injured, but he will attempt to play through it as best he can.
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