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Grapefruit League Gamethread: Tigers at Phillies

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Detroit Tigers

at Philadelphia Phillies

When: 1:05 p.m.
Where: Bright House Networks Field
Media: None in Michigan

Tigers pitching: Justin Verlander starting

Phillies pitching: Joe Blanton starting

Tigers lineup: Austin Jackson cf, Johnny Damon dh, Clete Thomas rf, Miguel Cabrera 1b Jeff, Larish 3b, Gerald Laird c, Wilkin Ramirez lf, Scott Sizemore 2b, Adam Everett ss

Phillies lineup: TBA

Placido Polanco should get the start for the Phillies as he takes on his former team. The Tigers traveled pretty well for this trip away from Lakeland. They brought both Johnny Damon, who was a scratch yesterday, and Scott Sizemore, who is succeeding Polanco at second base in Detroit.