Marcum, Wheeler kick off Grapefruit sked

February, 18, 2013
2/18/13
4:33
PM ET
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Shaun Marcum will make his Mets debut and Zack Wheeler follows him as the Mets open Grapefruit League play in an SNY-televised game Saturday against the Washington Nationals at Tradition Field.

Stephen Strasburg will start Saturday for the Nats. Bud Norris starts Sunday in Kissimmee against the Mets.

Here's the full list of early Mets pitching assignments:

Pitching for the Week

Feb 22 Intrasquad game
RHP Gonzalez Germen
RHP LaTroy Hawkins
LHP Scott Rice
RHP Collin McHugh
RHP Elvin Ramirez
RHP Greg Burke
LHP Rob Carson
RHP Brandon Lyon
LHP Pedro Feliciano

Feb 23 vs. Washington, 12:10 p.m.
RHP Shaun Marcum
RHP Zack Wheeler
RHP Cory Mazzoni
LHP Darin Gorski
RHP Jeurys Familia
RHP Bobby Parnell

Feb 24 vs. University of Michigan, 12:10 p.m.
LHP Jonathon Niese
RHP Dillon Gee
RHP Brandon Lyon
RHP Hansel Robles
RHP Rafael Montero
RHP Carlos Torres

Feb 24 at Houston, 1:05 p.m.
RHP Matt Harvey
RHP Jeremy Hefner
LHP Aaron Laffey
LHP Pedro Feliciano
RHP Scott Atchison
LHP Josh Edgin

Feb 25 vs. Washington, 6:10 p.m.
RHP Collin McHugh
RHP Gonzalez Germen
RHP Elvin Ramirez
RHP Greg Burke
RHP LaTroy Hawkins
LHP Rob Carson
LHP Scott Rice
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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Daniel Murphy
BA HR RBI R
.295 7 39 60
OTHER LEADERS
HRL. Duda 18
RBIL. Duda 57
RD. Murphy 60
OPSL. Duda .856
WB. Colon 10
ERAJ. Niese 3.23
SOZ. Wheeler 121