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Grapefruit League Gamethread: Tigers at Nationals

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Detroit Tigers

at Washington Nationals

When: 1:05 p.m.
Where: Space (Ghost Coast to) Coast Stadium, Viera, Fla.
Media: MLB Network will show the game in the Michigan market - this will also be on mlb.tv if you're a subscriber.

Tigers pitchers: Porcello starting. Bonine, Figaro, Perry and Valverde also on the list.

Tigers lineup: Jackson CF, Thomas LF, Ordonez RF, Cabrera 1B, Guillen DH, Kelly 3B, Avila C, Dlugach 2B, Santiago SS. (Sizemore was scheduled to start at 2B but is getting the day off due to stiffness in his hurt ankle)

Nationals pitchers: Stephen Strasburg. Do any of the others matter? Not today..

Nationals lineup: Morgan CF, Guzman SS, Zimmerman 3B, Wllingham LF, Kennedy 2B, Desmond RF, Duncan 1B, Whitesell DH, Nieves C.

Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson is scheduled to be the first batter against the Nationals' 2009 first-overall draft pick, Stephen Strasburg, who will be making his Grapefruit League debut. Casper Wells, who hit a grand slam off Strasburg in the Arizona Fall League, will travel with the Tigers to have a reunion.