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Rays Wrap Up Spring In Lakeland With Game Against Tigers

Joker Marchant Stadium
Bating practice at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland in 2018. (photo: Steve Carney/St. Pete Nine)

The Tampa Bay Rays end the 2021 Spring Training schedule in Lakeland with a matchup against the Detroit Tigers.  Reliever Cody Reed (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will open the game, taking on Casey Mize (1-2, 8.36 ERA).  First pitch is scheduled for 12:35.

Rays Starting Lineup

Tsutsugo 1B

Meadows LF

Arozarena RF

B. Lowe 2B

Diaz DH

Wendle 3B

Margot CF

Adames SS

Zunino C


Tigers Starting Lineup

Grossman DH

Candelario 3B

Castro SS

Schoop 1B

Goodrum 2B

Mazara RF

Jones LF

Greiner C

Reyes CF

Written By

Steve Carney is the founder and publisher of St. Pete Nine. One of the people most associated with baseball coverage in Tampa Bay, he spent 13 seasons covering the Rays for flagship radio station WDAE, first as producer of Rays Radio broadcasts, then as beat reporter beginning in 2011. He likes new analytics and aged bourbon, and is the owner of one of the ugliest knuckleballs ever witnessed by baseball scouts.

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