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Stephen Strasburg to pitch opener vs. Cubs

The Washington Nationals have announced that 2010 phenom and 2011 Tommy John surgery graduate Stephen Strasburg will start Opening Day against the Cubs on April 5 at Wrigley Field.

 Who will start opposite Strasburg?

``I told you, you’ll be the first to know,’’ said manager Dale Sveum, who has toyed with fragile media minds for more than two weeks by continually moving back his promised answer to the marginally intriguing choice between Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza.



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