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3/31/2013 3:35 P.M. ET

Pirates' projected Opening Day lineup

The Pirates open their season Monday against the Cubs in Pittsburgh as A.J. Burnett faces Jeff Samardzija at 1:35 p.m. ET. Below is the Pirates' projected Opening Day lineup.

1. LF: Starling Marte
2. RF: Garrett Jones
3. CF: Andrew McCutchen
4. 3B: Pedro Alvarez
5. 1B: Gaby Sanchez
6. 2B: Neil Walker
7. C: Russell Martin
8. SS: Clint Barmes
9. SP: A.J. Burnett

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