Spring Training Game 11 preview/gamethread: Tigers at Braves

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The Tigers travel to Kissimmee (butt, a T-shirt I owned as a kid, fyi) to take on the Braves in spring training action. Max Scherzer will make his first appearance of spring for the Tigers.

Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves

Time/Place: 1:00 p.m., Champion Stadium

SB Nation Blog: Talking Chop

Media: MLB Network (tape delay), MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network

Pitching Matchup: Max Scherzer (first start of spring) vs. Mike Minor (0-0, 9.00 in spring)

Tigers also scheduled to pitch: RHP Doug Fister, RHP Bruce Rondon, LHP Darin Downs and LHP Ryan Robowski.

Braves also scheduled to pitch: LHP Jonny Venters, RHP Cory Gearrin, RHP Anthony Varvaro, LHP Yohan Flande and RHP Wirfin Obispo.

Tigers Lineup: Jackson CF, Hunter DH, Peralta SS, Avila C, Kobernus RF, Castellanos LF, Tuiasosopo 1B, Diaz 3B, Perez 2B

Braves Lineup: Johnson RF, Heyward DH, J. Upton LF, Freeman 1B, B. Upton CF, Uggla 2B, Francisco 3B, Gattis C, Pena SS

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