Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post has the announcement …
Henderson Alvarez named #Marlins Opening Day starter
— Joe Capozzi (@joecapMARLINS) March 29, 2015
Henderson Alvarez posted an exceptional 2.65 ERA across 187 innings (30 starts) last season for the Marlins and he’s just 24 years old. Jose Fernandez would have been given the nod, but he’s not expected to be recovered from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery until sometime in June.