Found June 26, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
Matt Harvey has moved past Dillon Gee in the scheduled rotation and will pitch on Friday against the Washington Nationals in the series opener. With the movement, Gee gets bumped to Saturday and Zack Wheeler Sunday.The team recently announced the shift on Twitter. Harvey will make his start at CIti Field Friday on standard rest after throwing only 72 pitches against the Phillies last Sunday. The switch also gives Gee, battling tendinitis in his right elbow, an extra day off. Wheeler will close out the series on Sunday in his Citi Field debut.

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