Game 1: Mets vs. Padres (1:10 PM)

Opening Day 2013

The Mets open the 2013 regular season today against the San Diego Padres in Citi Field at 1:10 pm.

Jon Niese starts for the Mets. Edinson Volquez starts for San Diego.

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Here’s your official Opening Day lineup for the Mets 2013 season…

  1. Collin Cowgill, CF
  2. Daniel Murphy, 2B
  3. David Wright, 3B
  4. Ike Davis, 1B
  5. Marlon Byrd, RF
  6. Lucas Duda, LF
  7. John Buck, C
  8. Ruben Tejada, SS
  9. Jonathon Niese, LHP

The Mets have won 33 of their last 43 Opening Day games.

David Wright has a hit in every Opening Day game he’s played in.

Jon Niese will become the 22nd Mets pitcher to take the mound on Opening Day. Tom Seaver made 11 Opening Day starts for the Mets.

Kazuo Matsui is the last Met to hit a leadoff home run on Opening Day when he took Atlanta’s Russ Ortiz deep on April 6, 2004 at Turner Field.