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Mets announce starting rotation

Jon Niese.

Jon Niese. (Credit: AP)

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Mets announced the starting rotation for its season-opening series against the Padres:

April 1: Edinson Volquez vs. Jon Niese
April 3: Clayton Richard vs. Matt Harvey
April 4: Eric Stults vs. Dillon Gee

The projected starters against the Marlins:

April 5: Henderson Alvarez vs. Jeremy Hefner
April 6: Kevin Slowey vs. Jon Niese
April 7: Ricky Nolasco vs. Shaun Marcum

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