There are 12 Spring Training games and two more World Baseball Classic matchups that can be seen today and tonight on MLB.TV.Today's spring slate is headlined by the second of two games between the Indians and the Rangers at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Also today, Carsten Sabathia starts for
There are 12 Spring Training games and two more World Baseball Classic matchups that can be seen today and tonight on MLB.TV.
Today's spring slate is headlined by the second of two games between the Indians and the Rangers at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Also today, Carsten Sabathia starts for the Yankees, Rick Porcello gets the ball for the Red Sox, Michael Wacha faces the Mets and Kenta Maeda toes the rubber for the Dodgers.
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):
MLB at the Alamodome: CLE@TEX, 3:05 p.m., MLB.TV
It's the final game of Big League Weekend in San Antonio between the Rangers and Indians. The Tribe won, 3-2, on Friday in a game that featured three solo home runs.
Mike Clevinger starts for the Indians. He's competing for a spot in an already crowded rotation.
Dillon Gee toes the rubber for the Rangers. The Texan seems a good bet to crack the Opening Day rotation, as Gee owns a 1.29 ERA over three appearances this spring.
Sabathia faces O's: BAL@NYY, 1:05 p.m., MLB.TV
Sabathia makes his third Grapefruit League start for the Yankees, who host the Orioles at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Sabathia will try to bounce back from a rough outing his previous time out, in which he was charged with six runs (four earned) in 2 2/3 innings against the Braves.
Dylan Bundy takes the mound for the O's. Bundy is also looking for better results, as he allowed five runs in two innings against the Twins in his previous start. Pedro Alvarez, who signed with the Orioles on Monday, could make his first Grapefruit League start in right field.
Porcello goes for Sox: BOS@MIN, 1:05 p.m., MLB.TV
Porcello, the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner, gets the ball for the Red Sox, who visit the crosstown rival Twins at Hammond Stadium. It's Porcello's first outing since manager John Farrell announced that the right-hander will start on Opening Day.
Knuckleballer Steven Wright will piggyback Porcello in relief as he continues to get stretched out. The Red Sox will have a number of regulars in the lineup, including Dustin Pedroia, Pablo Sandoval, Andrew Benintendi, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mookie Betts.
Ryan Vogelsong draws the start for the Twins. The veteran is trying to earn the final spot in Minnesota's rotation. Matt Belisle and Brandon Kintzler are also scheduled to pitch in relief.
Mets face Wacha: NYM@STL, 1:05 p.m., MLB.TV
The Cardinals and Mets meet for the second time in as many games, this time at Roger Dean Stadium.
Wacha, who will make his fifth start of the spring for the Cards, has allowed three runs (two earned) over 13 innings. He went five innings in his previous start on Monday.
Robert Gsellman starts for the Mets. Left-handed relievers Tom Gorzelanny and Josh Edgin are also scheduled to appear as they seek a strong late push to make the club's Opening Day bullpen.
Maeda, Fulmer take the hill: LAD@CWS, 4:05 p.m., MLB.TV
Maeda starts for the Dodgers, who are the road team at Camelback Ranch against the White Sox. Both clubs share the facility. Maeda is a lock to make the rotation for Los Angeles.
The White Sox give the ball to Carson Fulmer, ranked as baseball's No. 71 overall prospect by MLBPipeline.com. Fulmer is 0-1 with a 5.91 ERA this spring. Zach Putnam and Jake Petricka are among the relievers scheduled to pitch for Chicago.
**Austin Laymance** is a reporter for MLB.com.