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Game thread: Pirates vs. Blue Jays

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Happy Spring Training, everyone. We won't do gamethreads for every Spring Training game unless people really want them, but there's a lot of enthusiasm for the first game of the spring. The game starts at 1:07 in Dunedin. Here's the Bucs' lineup behind Casey Sadler on the mound.

Jaff Decker CF
Sean Rodriguez 2B
Gregory Polanco RF
Starling Marte DH
Pedro Alvarez 1B
Jung-Ho Kang SS
Jose Tabata LF
Deibinson Romero 3B
Tony Sanchez C

Jung-Ho Kang will start his first game in a Pirates uniform, with Pedro Alvarez getting a few innings in at first and Jaff Decker making a rare start in center field.

Stolmy Pimentel, Bobby LaFromboise, Rob Scahill, Brad Lincoln, Arquimedes Caminero and Josh Wall will also pitch. Here's the lineup for the Jays,who will take a slightly different approach to their lineup, which features almost entirely big-league players.

Jose Reyes SS
Russell Martin C
Jose Bautista RF
Edwin Encarnacion DH
Josh Donaldson 3B
Justin Smoak 1B
Maicer Izturis 2B
Kevin Pillar LF
Dalton Pompey CF

Aaron Sanchez will start.