Detroit Free Press staff Published 5:00 AM EST Mar 8, 2019 Detroit Tigers spring training vs. New York Yankees When: 6:35 p.m. Where: George M. Steinbrenner Field, Tampa, Fla. TV: None. Radio: 97.1 FM in Detroit (Tigers radio affiliates). Starting pitchers: Tigers LHP Matthew Boyd vs. Yankees RHP Masahiro Tanaka. • Box score (mlb.com) Tigers lineup: To be posted. Twitter updates Live updates for mobile users … [Read more...] about Detroit Tigers spring training vs. New York Yankees: Time, radio info
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Anthony Fenech Detroit Free Press Published 4:26 PM EST Feb 25, 2019 CLEARWATER, Fla. — Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has been working this spring training on two things: First, his slider. When he arrived in Tiger Town this winter, his bread-and-butter breaking ball was flat, lacking much depth or movement. He moved his fingers around, taking his pointer finger off the seam, and found his pitch again. Second, his mechanics were a little out of whack. His arms and legs weren’t raising at the same time, throwing off his timing. He relaxed his arms and became much more efficient to the plate. More: Tigers spring training letters: Alan Trammell on back fields These tweaks were on full display in an impressive first start of the spring. Zimmermann’s line against the Phillies on Monday afternoon was a simple two innings, four strikeouts. “I had command of all four pitches today,” Zimmermann said. Zimmermann struck three batters out on … [Read more...] about Detroit Tigers spring training: Zimmermann great vs. Phils
Anthony Fenech Detroit Free Press Published 4:26 PM EST Feb 12, 2019 LAKELAND, Fla. — One day before their first formal workout, Detroit Tigers pitchers and catchers continued to go through their pre-camp workouts on Tuesday morning. Most notable of the bunch was right-hander Casey Mize, the No. 1 overall pick in last year’s MLB draft who is widely ranked as the Tigers’ top prospect. Mize has been in Lakeland for quite some time and impressed in his first bullpen session of the spring. Here are three observations from Tuesday’s informal workout on the back fields of Tiger Town: Mize is doing all of the right things The righty has been the earliest arrival during his time in Lakeland, pitching coach Rick Anderson said, walking into the complex first on most days. On Tuesday, he threw a bullpen session in the second wave of pitchers and soon, was the only pitcher remaining on the long mound. Mize drew a crowd: plenty of major league players hung around to … [Read more...] about Detroit Tigers spring training: Casey Mize looks good early
Kirkland Crawford Detroit Free Press Published 2:35 PM EST Feb 12, 2019 Tuesday marks the first day for Detroit Tigers spring training, with pitchers and catchers reported for duty in Lakeland, Fla. And we've got Free Press sports writer Anthony Fenech in central Florida taking in the sights and sounds. Here's a quick sampling from Tiger Town: More: Tigers spring training: Everything you need to know Contact Kirkland Crawford: [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @HiKirkHere. … [Read more...] about Detroit Tigers spring training: Casey Mize brings heat in Fla.
WHERE: Joker Marchant Stadium, 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33805CALL: (866) 668-4437REPORTING DATES: Pitchers and catchers, Feb. 13; full squad, Feb. 18.SPRING TRAINING 2019: Team-by-team Grapefruit League schedules and ticket informationTICKETS: Click here to purchase tickets\Feb 22 SOUTHEASTERN 1:05Feb 23 at Blue Jays (Dunedin) 1:07Feb 24 PHILLIES 1:05Feb 25 at Phillies (Clearwater) 1:05 (ss)Feb 25 at Cardinals (Jupiter) 1:05Feb 26 at Mets (Port St. Lucie) 1:10Feb 27 YANKEES 1:05Feb 28 at Braves (Orlando) 1:05Mar 1 METS 1:05Mar 2 BRAVES 1:05Mar 3 at Orioles (Tampa) 1:05 (ss)Mar 3 at Orioles (Sarasota) 3:05 (ss)Mar 4 CARDINALS 1:05Mar 5 BLUE JAYS (1:05Mar 6 at Braves (Orlando) 1:05Mar 7 PHILLIES 1:05Mar 8 at Yankees (Tampa) 6:35Mar 9 BRAVES 1:05Mar 10 YANKEES 1:05Mar 11 at Twins (Fort Myers) 1:05Mar 12 at Red Sox (Fort Myers) 6:05Mar 13 offMar 14 RED SOX 1:05Mar 15 at Rays (Port Charlotte) 1:05Mar 16 PIRATES 1:05Mar 17 BRAVES 1:05Mar 18 ORIOLES 1:05 (ss)Mar 18 at Blue Jays … [Read more...] about 2019 Detroit Tigers spring training schedule