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Indians Take On The Brew Crew Today In Cactus League Action

The Indians, winners of two of their last three spring games, are back in action this afternoon against the Milwaukee Brewers, their ancient divisional rival who have long-since relocated to the National League.

Mitch Talbot gets the starting assignment for the Tribe today, hoping for a solid outing as Opening Day is now only 17 days out and it is time to begin rounding into season form.

The lineups for today’s 4:05 p.m. matchup are as follows — the Brewers (11-6) will start the game with:

1) Rickie Weeks® 2B
2) Craig Counsell (L) SS
3) Mark Kotsay (L) RF
4) Prince Fielder (L) 1B
5) Casey McGehee® 3B
6) Jeremy Reed (L) CF
7) Mat Gamel (L) DH
8) Luis Cruz® LF
9) Wil Nieves® C

While the 6-9 Indians will send out these starters:

1) Michael Brantley (L) CF
2) Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
3) Shin-Soo Choo (L) DH
4) Carlos Santana (S) C
5) Chad Huffman® RF
6) Orlando Cabrera® 2B
7) Matt LaPorta® 1B
8) Luis Valbuena (L) 3B
9) Ezequiel Carrera (L) LF

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.