Starling Marte, Francisco Alvarez make Mets’ wild card roster

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The Mets footwear disconnected their postseason Friday nighttime — and Starling Marte and Francisco Alvarez volition beryllium on for the wild-card ride.

The injured outfield and rookie slugger are connected the 26-man roster for the opening circular against the Padres, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed connected Friday.

Marte, moving his mode backmost from a fractured close mediate finger, participated successful shot activities connected Thursday. He hasn’t played successful a month, though the Mets look to judge helium tin lend against the Padres.

Starling Marte #6 of the New York Mets astatine  batStarling Marte has not played since Sept. 6 owed to a breached finger.Michelle Farsi / New York Post

“He tin grip things,” GM Billy Eppler said Thursday. “We’re inactive waiting and spot however helium comes along.”

Alvarez, 20, showed plentifulness of powerfulness successful the Mets insignificant league strategy this season, and deed his archetypal MLB homer connected Tuesday. He seems to person passed his late-season audition, contempt immoderate struggles.

With Marte, Alvarez and Darrin Ruf connected the wild-card circular roster, the Mets did not see Mark Vientos oregon Tyler Naquin. The squad besides near disconnected Carlos Carrasco, Taijuan Walker and Trevor Williams, placing an accent connected relievers implicit hurlers with precocious starts.

In all, the Mets volition transportation 12 pitchers and 14 presumption players for the chaotic paper round.

Game 1 slated for 8 p.m. connected Friday.