March 15, 2012; Lakeland, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander (35) tips his hat to the crowd after exiting the game in the fourth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Joker Marchant Stadium. The Tigers defeated the Orioles 4 - 2. Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-US PRESSWIRE
Digital Domain Park, Port St. Lucie, FL
Broadcasted on SNY, on MLB.TV. It will also be live on MLBN.
RHP Rick Porcello (1-0, 3.00) vs. LHP Johan Santana (0-0, 0.00)
Tigers lineup: Santiago 6, Inge 4, Thomas 8, Fielder 3, Young 7, Avila 2, Dirks dh, Worth 5, Berry 9
Mets lineup: Torres rf, Murphy 2B, Bay LF, Davis 1B, Duda RF, Satin 3B, Thole C, Johnson DH, Cedeno SS
Tigers also scheduled to pitch: RHP Luis Marte, RHP Jose Ortega, RHP Octavio Dotel and RHP Chris Bootcheck.
Mets also scheduled to pitch: RHP Bobby Parnell, RHP Jeremy Hefner, RHP Frank Francisco, RHP Ramon Ramirez and RHP Jon Rauch.