March 27, 2012; Port St Lucie, FL, USA; New York Mets relief pitcher Bobby Parnell (39) throws a pitch during a spring training game against the Atlanta Braves at Digital Domain Park. Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-US PRESSWIRE
With the season beginning on Thursday against the division rivals from Atlanta, the Mets aren't bringing many players from their Opeing Day roster for the game. They're also going with a bullpen day rather than using a starting pitcher.
The Mets' lineup: