• Detroit Symphony Orchestra music director Leonard Slatkin and a brass ensemble will be in Lakeland, Fla., on Monday to perform the national anthem prior to the game against the Cardinals. The DSO is currently on a tour of Florida, and Slatkin was previously the music director for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, giving him loyalties to both teams.
• Joba Chamberlain hit 95 mph on the Champion Stadium radar gun Sunday in his second outing of the spring, a reading that was confirmed by a scout in attendance. It was an uptick from his 90-92-mph fastballs earlier this week, and matched his average velocity last regular season. Chamberlain said earlier he's looking for command first and foremost, then trying to build velocity as spring goes on.