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The Mets announced on Saturday that Daisuke Matsuzaka will get the start on Wednesday in Chicago.

Matsuzaka, who made a spot start last Sunday pitching six innings in a win over the Diamondbacks, will replace Rafael Montero in the rotation. Montero was sent down to Las Vegas after giving up seven hits and four runs, three earned, in 3 2/3 innings against the Phillies on Friday.  Buddy Carlyle, the 36-year old veteran reliever, will be added to the bullpen in place of Montero.

Matuzaka is 2-0 with a 2.54 ERA in 16 appearances, one start, for the Mets in 2014.

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