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For starters, Rays at Tigers in spring finale



The Rays, having wrapped up their Grapefruit League title last night, will play their spring exhibition finale today in Lakeland against the Tigers.


Tampa Bay travels to Montgomery Saturday to play it's Double-A team, but this is the last one against big-league teams.

It's a big day in TigerTown, as the Tigers announced an eight-year, $248 million extension with MVP Miguel Cabrera, with a press conference across the street this morning.

For the Rays, LHP Matt Moore will make his final spring start today, coming off Sunday's outing in which he was struck in the mouth with a line drive. RHP Grant Balfour will also make his last appearance, as will other key members of the bullpen like Joel Peralta and Jake McGee.

A few regulars are in the lineup today, including Wil Myers in rightfield and both catchers are going to play.

Will be posting live updates on Twitter @TBTimes_JSmith, so follow along and ask questions if you'd like!

#Rays lineup
Joyce lf
Molina c
Betemit 1b
Myers rf
Forsythe ss
Rodriguez 3b
Guyer cf
Olmedo 2b
Leonard dh
Moore lhp

Tigers lineup
Davis lf
Kinsler 2b
Cabrera dh
Martinez 1b
Hunter rf
Jackson cf
Castellanos 3b
Avila c
Gonzalez ss
Chamberlain rhp

[Last modified: Friday, March 28, 2014 11:57am]


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