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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Mets set rotation for Pads, Marlins

By Adam Rubin

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The Mets' opening series rotation is Jon Niese, Matt Harvey and Dillon Gee.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Mets have committed to a rotation order for the season-opening homestand against the San Diego Padres and Miami Marlins.

The verdict:

Vs. Padres

Monday: LHP Jonathon Niese vs. RHP Edinson Volquez

Wednesday: RHP Matt Harvey vs. LHP Clayton Richard

Thursday: RHP Dillon Gee vs. LHP Eric Stults

Vs. Marlins

Friday: RHP Jeremy Hefner vs. RHP Henderson Alvarez

Saturday: Niese vs. RHP Kevin Slowey

Sunday: RHP Shaun Marcum vs. RHP Ricky Nolasco

That presumes Marcum is healthy for that start.