Who: Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves.
Where: Champion Stadium in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
First pitch: 6:05 p.m.
Radio: WXYT 1270-AM and the Detroit Tigers radio network.
Twitter: Follow James Schmehl and Chris Iott.
Tigers: Drew Smyly, Kyle Lobstein, Joaquin Benoit, Brayan Villarreal, Duane Below and Trevor Bell.
Braves: Julio Teheran, Luis Avilan, Anthony Varvaro, Aaron Northcraft and Ryan Buchter.
1. Reed Johnson, DH
2. Jason Heyward, RF
3. Justin Upton, LF
4. Freddie Freeman, 1B
5. B.J. Upton, CF
6. Dan Uggla, 2B
7. Juan Francisco, 3B
8. Tyler Pastornicky, SS
9. Gerald Laird, C
1. Austin Jackson, CF
2. Brennan Boesch, LF
3. Victor Martinez, DH
5. Andy Dirks, RF
6. Alex Avila, C
7. Jhonny Peralta, SS
8. Don Kelly, 3B
9. Jeff Kobernus, 2B
– Brennan Boesch will start his first game this spring in left field, batting second. Boesch made his Grapefruit League debut Wednesday, replacing Torii Hunter in right field in the sixth inning and striking out in his lone at-bat.
– You can##Q##t say Jeff Kobernus isn##Q##t getting his fair share of opportunities this spring. For the second straight day, Kobernus gets the start second base. He##Q##s batting .259 this spring with five strikeouts and one walk in 27 at-bats.
– Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez will start tonight, opposite Edinson Volquez when Team Venezuela opens pool play against the Dominican Republic tonight. First pitch is set for 6:30 p.m.
– Drew Smyly will look to keep his spring shutout streak intact tonight after tossing a combined five scoreless innings his past two starts. He##Q##s struck out two and walked none.
– Minor-league pitchers Greg Ross and Jordan John have joined the Tigers for today##Q##s game.
– Weather forecast: It##Q##s mostly sunny with temperatures falling into the middle to high 50s. Game time temperature of 62 degrees.
Tigers: Max Scherzer, Luke Putkonen, Phil Coke, Bruce Rondon, Jose Alvarez.
Mets: Dillon Gee, Bobby Parnell and Josh Edgin.
Tigers: Doug Fister, Al Alburquerque, Luis Marte, Darin Downs, Casey Crosby and Kenny Faulk.
Blue Jays: Ricky Romero, Darren Oliver, Sergio Santos, Aaron Loup, Brad Lincoln, Michael Schwimer and Neil Wagner.
Tigers: Rick Porcello.
Nationals: Dan Haren.