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3/21/2013 7:17 P.M. ET

Harrison named Opening Day starter; Darvish to start second game

Rangers Manager Ron Washington announced today that LHP Matt Harrison will be the team's Opening Day starter on March 31 at Houston.  RHP Yu Darvish will start the Rangers' second game on April 2 at Houston.  There were no announcements beyond naming the club's first two starters.

Harrison would become the club's 4th different Opening Day starter in as many years (2010-13), the 24th different pitcher to start an opener for Texas.

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