Mike Aviles was scratched from the lineup due to lower back soreness and Michael Brantley was given the day off. They were replaced by Nyjer Morgan (CF) and Matt Carson (LF), respectively.

Infielder Justin Sellers was optioned to Triple-A Columbus. Catchers Matt Treanor and Luke Carlin and right-handers Matt Capps and Shaun Marcum were reassigned to the minor league camp. They will not be part of the traveling party headed to San Diego today for exhibition games against the Padres Friday and Saturday at the University of San Diego.

Game: 4:10 p.m. at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick


Elliot Johnson SS

Nick Swisher 1B

Jason Kipnis 2B

Carlos Santana 3B

Ryan Raburn DH

Matt Carson LF

Yan Gomes C

Nyjer Morgan CF

David Murphy RF

Corey Kluber P

Available to follow Kluber: Marc Rzepczynski, Blake Wood, Scott Atchison.


Gerardo Parra RF

Aaron Hill 2B

Paul Goldschmidt 1B

Martin Prado 3B

Mark Trumbo LF

Chris Owings SS

A.J. Pollock CF

Tuffy Gosewisch C

Wade Miley P