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Spring Training Game No. 1: Houston Astros at Atlanta Braves

Ahh, what would spring be without a game thread for every at-bat the Astros will take. If you're new to TCB, join the comments section to follow along with the game. If you've been here a while, feel free to heckle the newbies.

Per the Z-Meister, The pitchers scheduled for work today are: Wandy Rodriguez, Henry Villar, Enerio Del Rosario, Fernando Rodriguez, Lance Pendleton, Sergio Escalona and Wesley Wright.

And the lineups, thanks to McTaggart:

Houston Atlanta
1) Michael Bourn, CF 1) Martin Prado, LF
2) Brett Wallace, 1B 2) Nate McLouth, CF
3) Hunter Pence, RF 3) Chipper Jones, DH
4) El Bufalo, LF 4) Brian McCann, C
5) Jason Michaels, DH 5) Dan Uggla, 2B
6) Chris Johnson, 3B 6) Jason Heyward, RF
7) Jason Castro, C 7) Alex Gonzalez, SS
8) Matt Downs, 2B 8) Eric Hinske, 1B
9) Tommy Manzella, SS 9) Brandon Hicks, SS


If your'e in the Houston area, listen live to the game on KBME 790. Otherwise, just sign up for's Gameday Audio already...