Spring Training Gamethread: Tigers vs. Astros, 1:05 p.m.

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Astros take on the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland this afternoon. Our intrepid managing editor (who was complaining it was so cold the heat was turned on in the press box) is once again covering the game from Joker Marchant Stadium.

Dan Dickerson and Jim Price will be on-air this afternoon. Locally, WXYT-FM, 97.1 the Ticket has the broadcast audio. The radio call for both teams is available on MLB.TV.

Houston Astros
1. Jonathan Villar, SS
2. L.J. Hoes, RF
3. Jason Castro, C
4. Chris Carter, DH
5. Jesus Guzman, 1B
6. J.D. Martinez, LF
7. George Springer, CF
8. Jonathan Meyer, 3B
9. Cesar Izturis, 2B

Toeing the rubber for the Astros will be Scott Feldman, Brad Peacock, Collin McGugh, Mike Foltynewicz, and David Martinez.

Detroit Tigers
1. Rajai Davis, LF
2. Steve Lombardozzi, SS
3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B
4. Victor Martinez, DH
5. Alex Avila, C
6. Austin Jackson, CF
7. Don Kelly, RF
8. Nick Castellanos, 3B
9. Hernan Perez, 2B

Left-hander Kyle Lobstein gets the starting nod for the Tigers, taking the spot which would normally have been filled by Justin Verlander. Also scheduled to pitch are Drew VerHagen, Justin Miller, Ian Krol, Al Alburquerque, Bruce Rondon, and Blaine Hardy.

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