The Triple-A and Double-A teams are home for the second day in a row. Today they'll be going up against Toronto's farm system, and the highlight from a prospect standpoint will be Jameson Taillon getting the start for the Double-A team. Over on the opposite field, A.J. Burnett will be getting the start for the Triple-A squad. Garrett Jones will also be in camp, getting at-bats between the two games. The lineups, pitchers, and notes are below.
Lineup: Andrew Lambo (9), Oscar Tejeda (4), Tony Sanchez (2), Clint Robinson (3), Jerry Sands (7), Matt Curry (DH), Matt Hague (DH), Brett Carroll (8), Jeremy Farrell (5), Alex Valdez (6)
Pitchers: A.J. Burnett, Roman Colon, Erik Cordier, Philippe Valiquette, Zach Foster
Notes: The Triple-A squad is starting to shape up. There are still some more moves from major league camp that could impact this roster. For example, the backup infield battle will probably push Jeremy Farrell and Alex Valdez out of the lineup. The backup o...
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