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Sean Gilmartin

Pitchers Henderson, Verrett Make Mets Opening Day Roster

LAS VEGAS — Pitchers Jim Henderson and Logan Verrett made the New York Mets' Opening Day roster along with backup catcher Kevin Plawecki.

Mets optioned pitchers Sean Gilmartin, Erik Goeddel and infielder Matt Reynolds to Las Vegas on Friday and reassigned pitcher Zack Thornton and catcher Johnny Monell to the Triple A farm team. Pitchers Josh Edgin and Zack Wheeler, both recovering from Tommy John surgery, have been placed on the 15-day disabled list.

New York opens the regular season at Kansas City on Sunday night in a rematch of last year's World Series, won by the Royals in five games.

Henderson has a 1.69 ERA in 10 innings during spring training. He allowed...