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

It's the Tigers' third game in five days against the Braves. That's spring training baseball for you.

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The Detroit Tigers head to Champion Stadium in Kissimmee to take on the Atlanta Braves in Grapefruit League action.

There's no TV, but today's game will be broadcast over WXYT-FM - 97.1 the Ticket in Detroit and on the Tigers Radio Network. MLB.TV subscribers will have the radio call of both teams available.

Atlanta Braves

1. Matt Lipka, CF
2. Andrelton Simmons, SS
3. Freddie Freeman, 1B
4. Ryan Doumit, DH
5. Chris Johnson, 3B
6. Dan Uggla, 2B
7. Joey Terdoslavich, RF
8. Christian Bethancourt, C
9. Jose Constanza, LF

Probable pitchers: Alex Wood, Luis Avilan, Cory Gearrin, J.R. Graham, Daniel Rodriguez, Lay Batista.

Detroit Tigers

1. Ian Kinsler, 2B
2. Ezequiel Carrera, CF
3. Victor Martinez, DH
4. Torii Hunter, RF
5. Andy Dirks, LF
6. Jordan Lennerton, 1B
7. Danny Worth, 3B
8. Bryan Holaday, C
9. Eugenio Suarez, SS

Probable pitchers: Anibal Sanchez is the starter. Also expected to see action are Robbie Ray, Joe Nathan, Duane Below, Joba Chamberlain, Luke Putkonen, and Jose Valdez.

Minor leaguers making the road trip: Pitchers Guido Knudson and Angel Nesbitt, along with infielders Brandon Loy and Aaron Westlake.

There will be no updates from the press box today, as our erstwhile managing editor is taking the day off from covering the Tigers in order to explore Lakeland and surrounding environs.