It’s finally happening! Baseball is being played!! Ok, it was just the Tigers spring opener against Florida Southern, but reports have it that baseball was in fact played. As a matter of fact, the Tigers beat Florida Southern 12-2 and open up tomorrow against Baltimore at 1:05 in Lakeland.
Lets move on to the latest in Tigers news and news from around the league…
Detroit Tigers News
- Victor Martinez reported to camp today and told to take it easy
- It’s become a popular story as of late, but Max Scherzer tells how he made it easier to turn down the Tigers $144mm offer a year ago
- We may need to put a fork in our hopes that Joel Hanrahan pitches for the Tigers some day soon as he’s headed to see a specialist about his elbow pain
- The Tigers flash an impressive lineup for today’s exhibition against Florida Southern
- As mentioned in an earlier OTP, Matt Harvey will make his spring debut and it happens to be against David Price we learned
- Uh-oh, the Verlander push continues, as Ausmus says he has just seen the best “stuff” Verlander’s had since he got the job
- Reports have it that Yoenis Cespedes would like to be a Tiger for many years
- Here’s a look at the Tigers rotation this first week of spring games
- A great story about Ian Kinsler’s gift to a prospect on the team
- The Freep on how Nick Castellanos has matured both physically and mentally
News From Around the League
- The Chicago Cubs name their opening day starter against rivals the St. Louis Cardinals and of course it’s Jon Lester
- The White Sox ace Chris Sale fractures foot, Opening Day start in jeopardy?