Less than three hours away from first pitch.  Don't let the absense of Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran, and Daniel Murphy spoil what is an annual day of baseball rebirth.  Opening Day is still Opening Day.  Not even Mike Jacobs batting cleanup can change that.  Here are today's lineups:


Alex Cora, ss

Luis Castillo, 2b

David Wright, 3b

Mike Jacobs, 1b

Jason Bay, lf

Gary Matthews Jr., cf

Jeff Francoeur, rf

Rod Barajas, c

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Johan Santana, lhp.


Chris Coghlan, lf

Cameron Maybin, cf

Hanley Ramirez, ss

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Jorge Cantu, 3b

Dan Uggla, 2b

Ronny Paulino, c

Cody Ross, rf

Gaby Sanchez, 1b

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Josh Johnson, rhp