To make room on the 40-man roster for Quintanilla, the Mets placed pitcher Matt Harvey on the 60-day disabled list. Harvey will spend the entire season rehabbing from Tommy John surgery. The Mets also placed left-handed Jon Niese on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 21, with plans to activate him for his first start April 6.
The resulting Opening Day roster is as follows:
Catchers: Travis d'Arnaud, Anthony Recker.
Infielders: Ike Davis, Lucas Duda, Daniel Murphy, Quintanilla, Ruben Tejada, Josh Satin, David Wright.
Outfielders: Andrew Brown, Curtis Granderson, Juan Lagares, Chris Young, Eric Young Jr.
Starting pitchers: Bartolo Colon, Dillon Gee, Jenrry Mejia, Zack Wheeler.
Relief pitchers: Jeurys Familia, Gonzalez Germen, John Lannan, Bobby Parnell, Scott Rice, Carlos Torres, Jose Valverde.
Opening Day is Monday against the Nationals at 1:10 p.m. ET at Citi Field.
Anthony DiComo is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @AnthonyDicomo. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.