Padres vs. Mets Lineups and Chat 4/1/13
Opening day lineups, Padres v. Mets 4/1/13
Tidbits from the game notes:
OPENING DAY HISTORY: The Padres enter this afternoon’s game having won four of their last seven Opening Day tilts, dating back to 2006…the Friars are taking on the Mets for the second time on Opening Day (1-0), defeating New York 12-5 in 1997 in San Diego…
THE ROSTER: The Padres 25-man roster for Opening Day includes 12 pitchers, 2 catchers, 5 infi elders and 6 outfielders…the
youngest player on the roster is INF Alexi Amarista (4/6/89) at 23 years, 11 months+…the oldest is OF Mark Kotsay (12/2/75) at 37 years, 3 months+.
FIRST OPENER: This will be the first Opening Day roster for pitchers Dale Thayer, Eric Stults and infielder Jedd Gyorko.