Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 3/29/13
The Mets have announced the projected Opening Day starting line-up they plan to use on Monday when they square off against the Padres at Citi Field. CF: Jordany Valdespin 2B: Daniel Murphy 3B: David Wright 1B: Ike Davis RF: Marlon Byrd LF: Lucas Duda C: John Buck SS: Ruben Tejada Back in February, we asked you to predict the Mets’ Opening Day roster to see what you could come up with. Here is what I had: CF: Kirk Nieuwenhuis 2B: Daniel Murphy 3B: David Wright 1B: Ike Davis LF: Lucas Duda C: John Buck RF: Marlon Byrd SS: Ruben Tejada With the exception of Valdespin getting the starting nod over Nieuwenhuis and Duda, Buck and Byrd swapping spots in the batting order, this writer did pretty darn well with this prediction. How well did you do? It didn’t exactly take a rocket scientist to figure this one out, but there were a lot of people out there that wouldn’t give Byrd the benefit of the doubt and this is the prediction that one can show pride in. When Alderson signed...
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