Tigers vs. Blue Jays - Spring Training Gamethread

Yes, this is the only action shot that we have of Drew Smyly in a Tigers uniform

Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland, Fla.

Game Time - 1:05 pm, ET

No media coverage

LHP Drew Smyly (0-0, 2.84 ERA) vs. LHP Brett Cecil (3-0, 3.55 ERA)

Tigers lineup: Jackson CF, Boesch RF, Cabrera 3B, Fielder 1B, Young LF, Raburn DH, Peralta SS, Avila C, Santiago 2B

Blue Jays lineup: Davis CF, Vizquel SS, Francisco RF, Lind 1B, Thames LF, Mathis C, Valbuena 2B, Knecht DH, Ahrens 3B

Tigers also scheduled to pitch: RHP Octavio Dotel, RHP Collin Balester, LHP Phil Coke

Blue Jays also scheduled to pitch: LHP Luis Perez

Game Notes: Tigers / Blue Jays

Thoughts: Jim Leyland stated recently that he wanted to use his Opening Day starting lineup against a lefty at some point. Many thought that it would happen against the Astros yesterday, but clearly that wasn't the case with Fielder traveling to Port St. Lucie. With lefthander Brett Cecil on the mound for the Blue Jays, is this the same lineup that we will see on Thursday?

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