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Spring Training GameThread: Tigers vs. Nationals

Justin Verlander gets the start for the Tigers against Stephen Strasburg as Detroit attempts to break a four-game losing streak in Grapefruit League play.

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Detroit Tigers vs. Washington Nationals

Time/Place: 1:05 p.m., Joker Marchant Stadium

SB Nation blog: Federal Baseball

Media: Gameday Audio, WXYT 1270

Pitching Matchup: RHP Justin Verlander (15-12, 4.54 ERA in 2014) vs. RHP Stephen Strasburg (14-11, 3.14 ERA in 2014)

Also scheduled to pitch: RHP Joba Chamberlain, RHP Joakim Soria, RHP Joe Nathan, RHP Al Alburquerque, RHP Bruce Rondon

Tigers lineup:

  1. Rajai Davis, RF
  2. Anthony Gose, CF
  3. Ian Kinsler, 2B
  4. J.D. Martinez, DH
  5. Yoenis Cespedes, LF
  6. Hernan Perez, 1B
  7. Jefry Marte, 3B
  8. Bryan Holaday, C
  9. Andrew Romine, SS

Nationals lineup:

  1. Tony Gwynn Jr., CF
  2. Ian Desmond, SS
  3. Bryce Harper, RF
  4. Wilson Ramos, C
  5. Mike Carp, 1B
  6. Dan Uggla, DH
  7. Kila Ka'aihue, LF
  8. Kevin Frandsen, 2B
  9. Matt Skole, 3B