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Spring Training GameThread: Tigers vs. Braves

Alfredo Simon and Michael Foltynewicz face off in Lakeland with a Tigers lineup that all but reflects the Opening Day lineup.

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Tigers vs. Atlanta Braves

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

SB Nation blog: Talking Chop

Media: FOX Sports Detroit, MLB.TVTigers Radio Network

Pitching Matchup: RHP Alfredo Simon (15-10, 3.44 ERA in 2014) vs. RHP Michael Foltynewicz (7-7, 5.08 ERA at Triple-A RedHawks in 2014)

Also scheduled to pitch: Angel Nesbitt and Joe Nathan.

Bruce Rondon was scheduled but pitching coach Jeff Jones later said Rondon would not pitch.

Tigers lineup:

  1. Anthony Gose, CF
  2. Ian Kinsler, 2B
  3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B
  4. Victor Martinez, DH
  5. J.D. Martinez, RF
  6. Yoenis Cespedes, LF
  7. Alex Avila, C
  8. Nick Castellanos, 3B
  9. Jose Iglesias, SS

Braves lineup:

  1. Todd Cunningham, CF
  2. Jace Peterson, 2B
  3. Nick Markakis, DH
  4. Freddie Freeman, 1B
  5. Jonny Gomes, LF
  6. Kelly Johnson, RF
  7. Chris Johnson, 3B
  8. Christian Bethancourt, C
  9. Andrelton Simmons, SS