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Mets make first set of roster cuts

Mets make first set of roster cuts

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Mets made their first cuts on Monday, optioning left-handers Josh Edgin and Steven Matz, right-hander Erik Goeddel, infielder Wilfredo Tovar and outfielder Cesar Puello.

The club also reassigned to Minor League camp right-handers John Church, Logan Verrett and Chasen Bradford; left-handers Adam Kolarek and Jack Leathersich; catcher Kevin Plawecki; infielders Danny Muno and Dustin Lawley; and outfielders Brandon Nimmo and Cory Vaughn.

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According to manager Terry Collins, the next set of cuts won't be made until after the team returns from its two-day, three-game excursion to Las Vegas this weekend.

Marty Noble is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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