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Orioles head to Lakeland for spring training opener against Tigers

Baltimore Sun photographer Karl Merton Ferron created a timelapse of his trip to Orioles spring training in Sarasota -- From BWI to Ed Smith Stadium and the grounds. (Baltimore Sun)

The Orioles open their Grapefruit League schedule today with 1:05 p.m. exhibition against the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla.

As manager Buck Showalter indicated, most starters won't make the trip and instead work out here at the Ed Smith Stadium complete.

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The Orioles will take a look at Everth Cabrera, who will start at shortstop, at the leadoff position for the first time this spring.

Starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez is slated to pitch two innings.

Here is the Orioles' starting lineup and the reserves making the trip.

Starting lineup

Everth Cabrera SS
Jonathan Schoop 2B
Nolan Reimold RF
Matt Tuiasosopo DH
Travis Snider LF
Jimmy Paredes 3B
J.P. Arencibia C
David Lough CF
Christian Walker 1B
Ubaldo Jimenez RHP

Available position players

Steve Clevenger C
Chris Parmelee 1B/OF
Henry Urrutia OF
Pedro Borbon OF
Drew Dosch 3B
Rey Navarro IF
Michael Almanzar 3B
Dariel Alvarez OF
Jayson Nix IF
Brian Ward C

Available pitchers

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Tim Berry LHP
Chris Jones LHP
Oliver Drake RHP
Eddie Gamboa RHP
Steve Johnson RHP
Chaz Roe RHP
Logan Verrett RHP

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