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Opening Day-pitcher palooza today on .TV; Arrieta vs. SF on Network

Eight to take mound in advance of season-opening assignments
March 27, 2017

It's the final week of Spring Training, and there are 10 Grapefruit and Cactus League games that can be seen today and tonight on MLB.TV.Today's spring slate features a slew of starting pitchers making their final tuneups before Opening Day assignments, including Dallas Keuchel, Zack Greinke, Felix Hernandez, Chris Archer,

It's the final week of Spring Training, and there are 10 Grapefruit and Cactus League games that can be seen today and tonight on MLB.TV.
Today's spring slate features a slew of starting pitchers making their final tuneups before Opening Day assignments, including Dallas Keuchel, Zack Greinke, Felix Hernandez, Chris Archer, Corey Kluber, Junior Guerra, Edinson Volquez and Masahiro Tanaka.
Fans can watch much of this spring's action streaming live on MLB.TV Premium.
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Here's what to watch for throughout the day (all times ET):
Keuchel opposes Volquez: HOU@MIA, 1:05 p.m., MLB.TV
Keuchel takes the mound for the final time this spring as the Astros visit Roger Dean Stadium to take on a Marlins split-squad. The left-hander is preparing for his third consecutive Opening Day start.
Giancarlo Stanton will start in right field for the Marlins, while Ichiro Suzuki will play center. Volquez toes the rubber for Miami in advance of his fifth career Opening Day start and first with the Marlins.

Archer faces Twins: TB@MIN, 1:05 p.m., MLB.TV
Archer gets the ball for the Rays in his final spring tuneup before his third straight Opening Day assignment. Archer has a 2.53 ERA in three Grapefruit League outings. The Rays will also throw Austin Pruitt, Chase Whitley and Danny Farquhar.
Nick Tepesch takes the mound for the Twins in his final start of the spring. Tepesch isn't expected to make the Opening Day roster and will instead provide rotation depth at Triple-A Rochester.

Wainwright goes for Cards: STL@NYM, 1:10 p.m., MLB.TV
Adam Wainwright makes his final start of the spring as the Cardinals visit the Mets. Third baseman Jhonny Peralta, who bruised his knee on Saturday, is expected back in the lineup for St. Louis.
Robert Gsellman starts for the Mets. He's already won a spot in New York's rotation, though it's still unofficial.

Big start for Cain: SF@CHC, 4:05 p.m., MLB.TV
The Giants conclude their Cactus League season with a road game against the reigning World Series-champion Cubs at Sloan Park. Player Page for Matt Cain starts for the Giants as he tries to earn a job as the No. 5 starter.
Jacob Arrieta takes the mound for the Cubs. The former National League Cy Young Award winner has a 5.40 ERA and 10 strikeouts in 10 innings this spring.

Tribe turns to Kluber: CLE@MIL, 4:05 p.m., MLB.TV
Kluber toes the rubber for the Indians as he prepares for his third consecutive Opening Day assignment. Kluber has already racked up 22 strikeouts in 18 1/3 innings in the Cactus League.
The Brewers return from an off-day and counter with Guerra, who is getting ready for his first season-opening start. It's quite a turnaround for Guerra, who didn't make Milwaukee's Opening Day roster last year.

Cy Young winners duel: ARI@SEA, 4:10 p.m., MLB.TV
In a matchup of former American League Cy Young Award winners, Greinke and the D-backs take on Hernandez and the Mariners.
Greinke has worked 6 2/3 innings in the Cactus League, allowing three runs on seven hits with five strikeouts against three walks. Greinke will start for Arizona on Opening Day for the second straight year.
Hernandez figures to pitch two or three innings in preparation for his ninth consecutive Opening Day assignment.

Wright looks to stay perfect: BOS@PIT, 6:05 p.m., MLB.TV
Knuckleballer Steven Wright starts for the Red Sox as he tries to extend his spotless Spring Training (0.00 ERA in three outings) on the road against the Pirates. Setup men Joe Kelly and Matt Barnes are also slated to pitch. Boston's starting outfield of Andrew Benintendi, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mookie Betts is expected to make the trip, along with top reserve Chris Young.
Andrew Hutchison takes the mound for the Pirates in his final bid for the fifth spot in the rotation. Hutchison is looking to bounce back from a rough outing as he competes with three others for a spot in the rotation. Closer Tony Watson, setup man Daniel Hudson and left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo are also scheduled to pitch.

Tanaka looks to keep rolling: DET@NYY, 6:35 p.m., Gameday Audio
The Yankees return from an off-day to host the Tigers under the lights at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Tanaka seeks to keep his spring ERA at a perfect 0.00, as he's allowed just six hits and three walks over 18 2/3 innings with 22 strikeouts.
Michael Fulmer gets the ball for Detroit. Ian Kinsler and Justin Upton are among the Tigers regulars scheduled to make the short trip.

**Austin Laymance** is a reporter for MLB.com.