Mar 2, 2014; Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers second basemanDanny Worth
(29) tags out Atlanta Braves shortstopAndrelton Simmons
(19) at third base during the sixth inning at Champion Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
The Detroit Tigers continue their three-game Spring Training road trip on Friday afternoon with a return visit to Walt Disney World to take on the Atlanta Braves. Rajai Davis will return to the lineup and bat leadoff after missing several games with a tight hamstring. Justin Verlander will receive his third official start of the spring after finding out he’d start Opening Day for a seventh straight season.
Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves — 1:05 PM EDT
Champion Stadium — Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
TV: FSD and MLB.TV
Live Stats: MLB Gameday
Weather: 81 degrees, sunny
When We Last Met
The Tigers and Braves met three times in the first five Grapefruit League contests this spring, but have not met since March 2. They’ll face off today and two more times in the final week of Spring Training. The last time the teams met, pitching ruled the day and neither team score as the game ended in a scoreless tie.
- Rajai Davis
- Ian Kinsler
- Miguel Cabrera
- Victor Martinez
- Torii Hunter
- Alex Avila
- Austin Jackson
- Steve Lombardozzi
- Hernan Perez
Justin Verlander is on the mound.