HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS: May 18th – 24th

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The #Tigers return to Comerica Park from a weekend road trip to begin a seven-game homestand Monday night. The Tigers will open the homestand against the Milwaukee Brewers, while the Houston Astros will close out the homestand with a four-game series.

MAY WEEKDAY VALUE PACK

The Detroit Tigers are offering a weekday value pack that includes four tickets, four hot dogs, four bags of chips and four sodas starting at $76. Offer is available for all three games against the Milwaukee Brewers (May 18-20).

Monday, May 18 vs. Milwaukee Brewers at 7:08 PM

  • MVP – Mario Impemba’s salute to those who serve: On Monday home game during the 2015 season, Tigers broadcaster, Mario Impemba invites 30 Veterans of all eras and their families to come down to the ballpark on the FOX Sports Detroit Fan Express and enjoy a Tigers game. Each Veteran is given a special “MVP” t-shirt, game ticket and food voucher thanks to Mario Impemba and the Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities. Student Veterans of Oakland University will attend the game on May 18 and will have the opportunity to meet Impemba prior to the game at the FOX Sports Detroit stage in the Brushfire Grill at 5:40 p.m.
  • All-Star Voting: Voting has started for Major League Baseball’s 86th All-Star Game held at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. MLB’s All-Star Balloting Program is the largest of its kind in professional sports and this year will be conducted exclusively online. Fans around the world can cast their votes for position starters 35 times by visiting tigers.com/vote. Voting is open now through July 2 and fans are encouraged to vote early and often. Last year Miguel Cabrera was elected as the American League’s starting first baseman, marking the second time he had been selected to start at an All-Star Game. 
  • D Shop Gift with Purchase: Beginning May 18, fans who purchase any new Cool Base Jersey will receive a FREE New Era Mini Cap Set. This offer is only available in The D Shop and is while supplies last.
  • A ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Michigan Humane Society CEO Matt Pepper.
  • The national anthem will be performed by Lakeview High School Marching Band of Saint Clair Shores, Michigan.

Tuesday, May 19 vs. Milwaukee Brewers at 7:08 PM

  • A ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Tigers Fan Christopher Santeiu.
  • The national anthem will be performed by vocalist Kristin Hartman and the Milford High School Sign Language Choir of Milford, Michigan will sign the anthem.

Wednesday, May 20 vs. Milwaukee Brewers at 7:08 PM

  • Rookie-of-the-Year Awards Presentation: The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association will present Jose Iglesias and Nick Castellanos with their Rookie-of-the-Year awards for 2013 and 2014, respectively, in a pre-game ceremony.
  • The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Tigers Fan Joel Lee.
  • The national anthem will be performed by vocalist Joel Olsen and the Oxford High School Sign Language Choir of Oxford, Michigan will sign the anthem.

Thursday, May 21 vs. Houston Astros at 1:08 PM

  • Space Day: Prior to Thursday’s game, over 1,900 students from local schools will participate in Space Day, the fourth installment of the Tigers’ annual “Class Outside Series.” Students attending will learn about the science of space in a fun way. The pre-game program will feature an interactive presentation by the Michigan Science Center, utilizing the Comerica Park video board and special guest speaker Dr. Susan Lepri, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences at The University of Michigan.
  • Rookies On Deck – Detroit’s Future Broadcast Stars: This season, FOX Sports Detroit broadcaster Rod Allen shares his experience as a major league broadcaster with the next generation of broadcast stars. Allen hosts 125 students from the Radio and Television Broadcast program at Detroit School of Arts. The students and teachers attend the game courtesy of Allen and the Detroit Tigers. Seniors of the program are treated to a special experience prior to the game, learning more about the broadcast and media operations of the Detroit Tigers in partnership Fox Sports Detroit. The seniors meet Rod Allen, tour the Detroit Tigers Ernie Harwell Media Center and visit the FOX Sports Detroit Tigers Live stage.
  • The national anthem will be performed by the Merritt Academy Concert Band of New Haven, Michigan.

Friday, May 22 vs. Houston Astros at 7:08 PM

  • 45th Annual Polish-American Night: The Tigers longest running cultural celebration returns to Comerica Park for the 45th year on Friday, May 22. The concourse will be filled with Polish music as The Big Daddy Orchestra, The Kielbasa Kings, The Steve Drzewicki Band and the Natural Tones will perform for fans entering the game. Plus, hundreds of children in costume will perform a traditional Polish dance on the field prior to the game. And don’t miss Detroit’s favorite mascot, PAWS as he dresses up in his traditional Polish attire for this special cultural celebration.
  • Detroit Tigers Foundation 50/50 Raffle: The Detroit Tigers Foundation 50/50 Charity Raffle continues at Comerica Park this season. This weekend, the raffle will happen on Saturday. The partner charity for this weekend’s 50/50 raffle is the Little Caesars Amateur Sports Foundation, which supports youth sports programs in greater Detroit. Tickets will be sold on a digital platform and are three for $5, 10 for $10 and 40 for $20. The winner will be announced on the Comerica Park scoreboard before the end of the game.
  • National Jersey Day: Fans are encouraged to support National Jersey Day at home, work or in the stands on May 22nd. All 30 MLB teams will be participating in National Jersey Day, use #JerseyDayDET to join the Tigers in the Jersey Day Fan Battle for a chance to win cool prizes, presented by Majestic Athletic. 

  • Friday Night Fireworks, presented by Pepsi (weather permitting).

Saturday, May 23 vs. Houston Astros at 4:08 PM

  • Detroit Tigers Foundation 50/50 Raffle: The Detroit Tigers Foundation 50/50 Charity Raffle continues at Comerica Park this season. This weekend, the raffle will happen on Saturday. The partner charity for this weekend’s 50/50 raffle is the Little Caesars Amateur Sports Foundation, which supports youth sports programs in greater Detroit. Tickets will be sold on a digital platform and are three for $5, 10 for $10 and 40 for $20. The winner will be announced on the Comerica Park scoreboard before the end of the game.
  • The national anthem will be performed by the DeWitt High School Chamber Choir of Dewitt, Michigan.

Sunday, May 24 vs. Houston Astros at 1:08 PM

  • PAWS For Applause: The PAWS for Applause program is a partnership between the Detroit Tigers and the Observer & Eccentric Newspapers. It’s a campaign that celebrates youth who volunteer their time and resources to make the community better. During the 2015 Tigers season, fans have the opportunity to submit an essay to the O&E Newspapers to nominate a young person in their community for doing something to make their community better. The winner will be recognized on-field prior to the first pitch on Sunday’s game.
  • SHANE GREENE POSTER GIVEAWAY: The first 10,000 kids 14-and-under will receive a Shane Greene poster, sponsored by Meijer.
  • The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Major General Gwen Bingham of the United States Army.
  • The national anthem will be performed by St. John’s Episcopal Church Choir and feature the North Oakland County Young Marines Honor Guard.
  • SUNDAY KIDS DAY: All Sunday home games are Kids Days at Comerica Park. All kids 14-and-under will receive a free promotional item as part of the “Every Kid, Every Sunday” giveaway guarantee, enjoy free rides courtesy of Kroger on the Comerica Bank Carousel or the Fly Ball Ferris Wheel, take part in free face painting, have the chance to win a bicycle and are invited down to the field for Kids Run the Bases courtesy of Aquafina and Meijer following the game, weather permitting.
  • Topps baseball cards will be distributed to all kids at all gates.

Get your Tigers tickets for the 2015 season at Comerica Park now! Tickets are available at the Comerica Park Box Office, online at tigers.com and by phone at (866) 66-TIGER (84437). For complete ticket information including season, group and suites visit tigers.com/tickets or call 313-471-BALL (2255).

CELEBRATE MIGUEL CABRERA’S 400TH CAREER HOME RUN WITH A COMMEMORATIVE FIGURINE


On May 16, 2015, Miguel Cabrera reached another career milestone as he hit the 400th home run of his illustrious major league career. #Tigers fans will have the opportunity to commemorate this special achievement with a Miguel Cabrera 400th Home Run Figurine, presented by Comerica Bank.

The first 10,000 fans through the gates on Monday, September 21, will receive this commemorative figurine that will accurately depict Cabrera hitting the 400th home run of his major league career.

Cabrera became the 53rd player in major league history to hit his 400th home run and the second player to do so while wearing a Tigers uniform. Cabrera is also the first Venezuelan-born player to hit 400 career home runs.

Tickets for the game on Monday, September 21, vs. the Chicago White Sox are available at the Comerica Park Box Office, online at tigers.com and by phone at (866) 66-TIGER (84437). First pitch is scheduled for 7:08 p.m.

HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS: May 8th – 14th

HH_050815The #Tigers return to Comerica Park from a 10-game road trip to begin a six-game homestand Friday night. The Tigers will open the homestand against the Kansas City Royals, while the Minnesota Twins will close out the homestand with a three-game series at Comerica Park. Check out the Homestand Highlights here:

Friday, May 8 vs. Kansas City Royals at 7:08 PM

  • The ceremonial first pitches will be thrown out by Tigers fans Kendra Nichols and David Jensen, along with “America’s Favorite Veterinarian” Tim Hunt.
  • The national anthem will be performed by Voyager Elementary School Fifth Grade Choir of Howell, Michigan.
  • The game ball will be delivered by Lance Corporal Keiandre Marksfrom Ypsilanti, Michigan, of the United States Marine Corps.
  • D Shop Gift with Purchase: Beginning May 8, fans spending $150 or more on apparel in The D Shop will receive a free Detroit Tigers Fashion Scarf. This offer is while supplies last.
  • All-Star Voting: Voting has started for Major League Baseball’s 86th All-Star Game held at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. MLB’s All-Star Ballotting Program is the largest of its kind in professional sports and this year will be conducted exclusively online. Fans around the world can cast their votes for position starters 35 times by visiting tigers.com/vote. Voting is open now through July 2 and fans are encouraged to vote early and often. Last year Miguel Cabrera was elected as the American League’s starting first baseman, marking the second time he had been selected to start at an All-Star Game. #VoteTigers

Saturday, May 9 vs. Kansas City Royals at 1:08 PM

  • Pre-game on-field Clinic: Prior to the start of Saturday’s game, Tigers players and coaches will
    host a pre-game on-field lecture-style clinic on baseball fundamentals including pitching, catching, infield defense and hitting from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Gates will open at 11:00 a.m. to all ticket holders, fans can enter the field from the lower bowl and pick one of four stations. All player and coach pairs will rotate through all four groups before the completion of the clinic. The clinic is presented by Bedgear.
  • Giveaway: The first 10,000 fans will receive a Detroit Tigers Tote Bag, courtesy of MLB Network
  • The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown out by Steve Koppin, representing Homeplate, Tigers fan Logan Atkinson and Gil Humphreys of Belle Tire.
  • The national anthem will be performed by Matt Hammitt, representing Homeplate.

Sunday, May 10 vs. Kansas City Royals at 8:10 PM

  • Going to Bat Against Breast Cancer: Major League Baseball and the Detroit Tigers have partnered with Komen for the Cure to go to bat against breast cancer. The Tigers donated 1,000 tickets to breast cancer survivors, volunteers and their families from the Detroit Race for the Cure to attend the Mother’s Day game. More than 250 breast cancer survivors will be invited onto the field and recognized prior to the national anthem. In addition, Heidi Westphal, the Tigers winner from Major League Baseball’s Honorary Bat Girl contest to recognize inspirational fans that have been affected by breast cancer will be honored prior to the start of the game and will throw a ceremonial first pitch. During the game, players from both clubs will use pink bats, and all baseballs will have pink stitching.Mother's Day Tumbler
  • Mother’s Day: Prior to Sunday’s game, 250 breast cancer survivors from the Komen Race for the Cure and 500 Moms that will be selected upon entry, will be invited onto the field for a special pre-game recognition and will receive a Mother’s Day t-shirt.
    • The first 10,000 moms will receive a 2015 Detroit Tigers Mother’s Day Photo Tumbler, courtesy of Pepsi and the first 10,000 kids 14-and-under will receive a 2015 Detroit Tigers Mother’s Day Photo Tumbler, courtesy of Aquafina.
  • The ceremonial first pitches will be thrown out by MLB’s Honorary Bat Girl for the Detroit Tigers and breast cancer survivor, Heidi Westphal, along with Maureen Meldrum, retired Race Chair for the Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure
  • The national anthem and God Bless America will be performed by 14-year-old vocalist Rachel Miltimore from the Michigan Opera Theatre Children’s Chorus.
  • Kids Day: All Sunday home games are Kids Days at Comerica Park. All kids 14-and-under will receive a free promotional item as part of the “Every Kid, Every Sunday” giveaway guarantee, enjoy free rides courtesy of Kroger on the Comerica Bank Carousel or the Fly Ball Ferris Wheel, take part in free face painting, have the chance to win a bicycle and are invited down to the field for Kids Run the Bases courtesy of Aquafina and Meijer following the game, weather permitting.

Tuesday, May 12 vs. Minnesota Twins at 7:08 PM

  • Adoption Awareness Night: The Detroit Tigers are offering a special ticket package for Adoption Awareness that includes a mezzanine or lower baseline Box ticket, Detroit Tigers/Adoption Awareness t-shirt and a $5 donation to the Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange. This package is available online only at tigers.com/specialevents.
  • The national anthem will be performed by the Vandercook Lake Jayhawk Marching Band.

Wednesday, May 13 vs. Minnesota Twins at 7:08 PM

  • Wine Lovers Night: The Detroit Tigers are offering a special ticket package for wine lovers that includes a lower baseline, upper box infield orCEWY9IiWEAIFtcQ upper reserved ticket, an exclusive Detroit Tigers bottle stopper and a $3 dollar donation to the Detroit Wine Organization. It also includes a pre-game wine tasting at the Blue Moon Brewhouse, located behind section 330. Must be 21 to attend tasting. This package is available online only at tigers.com/specialevents.
  • Miss Michigan Recognition: Prior to the start of Wednesday’s game, 27 2015 Miss Michigan title holders will be recognized on-field.
  • The first 10,000 fans will receive a 2015-2016 Detroit Tigers Wall Calendar, courtesy of Red Robin.
  • The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by 2014 Miss Michigan, KT Maviglia.
  • The national anthem will be performed by Lawrence Senior Band of Lawrenceville, Michigan.

Thursday, May 14 vs. Minnesota Twins at 1:08 PM

  • G.R.E.A.T Program: The Tigers were the first professional sports team to commit to the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program, and have dedicated one game since 1992 to G.R.E.A.T. This year, 350 Detroit area middle school students who have graduated from or are currently receiving lessons under the 13-week program will attend the game to celebrate their achievements in avoiding destructive behaviors. 40 select students will be recognized in a pre-game ceremony and have the opportunity to hear inspiring words from a Tigers coach or player.Tigers vs Rangers 5-22-2014 at Comerica Park.  Photo by Mark Cunningham.
  • Weather Day: Prior to Thursday’s game, more than 2,500 students from local schools will participate in Weather Day, the third installment of the Tigers’ annual “Class Outside Series” of events. Students attending will learn about the science that impacts Michigan weather, as well as how it can affect Detroit Tigers baseball. The pre-game program will feature weather related demonstrations by experts from Toledo’s Imagination Station and includes meteorologists from the FOX 2 Weather Authority.
  • The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown out by 92-year-old World War II Veteran, Ron Hanchett.
  • The national anthem will be performed by the Woodhaven High School Warrior Marching Band, of Brownstown, Michigan.

Get your Tigers tickets for the 2015 season at Comerica Park now! Tickets are available at the Comerica Park Box Office, online at tigers.com and by phone at (866) 66-TIGER (84437). For complete ticket information including season, group and suites visit tigers.com/tickets or call 313-471-BALL (2255).

Brad Ausmus hosted a Twitter Chat

It’s almost here! #OpeningDayDET is just around the corner and #Tigers fans are ready for the baseball season (and warmer temperatures) to begin. After today’s team workout, Brad Ausmus took to Twitter to answer some questions fans had about the upcoming season and more. Check it out…

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The #Tigers are heading back to Detroit

The final game of Spring Training has been played, and the #Tigers are heading north to Detroit. With #OpeningDayDET just around the corner, the players are just as excited as you are for the baseball season to begin!

En camino a detroit finalmente super contento de estar de vuelta On my way to detroit #perseverancia #gohardgohome

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While the #Tigers have been down at Spring Training, the staff at Comerica Park has been working hard to make sure everything is ready for Opening Day!

Get everything you need to know about Opening Day by clicking here!

Everything you need to know about #OpeningDayDET

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#Tigers fans have been patiently waiting for April 6th all winter long, and with #OpeningDayDET just around the corner, here’s everything you need to know about the new products and promotions, parking and traffic concerns, and the new lineup of baseball, fun and entertainment in and around Comerica Park!

New at Comerica Park: 

  • Gates will be open two hours before first pitch on Opening Day.
  • New merchandise items include golf accessories, pet accessories, sunglasses, watches and more.
  • Seven new menu items will join your favorites at Comerica Park this year.
    • Queso Pork Rinds: Pork rinds with queso cheese dipping sauce. Served at a portable cart near Section 125 and at the Brush Fire Grill.
    • Foot-long Coney Dog: A 1-foot-long, natural-casing hot dog (served in a 1-foot-long bun), topped with Coney sauce and diced onions. Served at a portable cart near Section 140.
    • Chicken Bacon Cheddar Sandwich: House-smoked chicken, topped with cheddar cheese, bacon and barbeque sauce – served in a corn-dusted Kaiser roll. Served at the Brush Fire Grill.
    • Coney Quesadilla: Natural-casing hot dog, topped with Coney sauce, cheddar cheese and onions, and grilled in a flour tortilla. Served at a portable cart near Section 140.
    • Bacon & Eggs: Slab of bacon topped with Sriracha and devilled eggs. Served at a portable cart near Section 125 and at Michigan Craft Beer.
    • Pretzel Dog: Natural-casing frank, topped with French onion dip, potato chips and chopped green onions. Served at the Hot Dog stand in the Food Court.
    • Also new for the 2015 season is a Grab-n-Go stand near Section 147. The location features nearly 125 packaged items – including sandwiches, snacks, beer and soda. As well as a variety of healthy snack options, such as, fresh whole fruit, yogurt, protein bars, house made salads and Germack snack options, just to name a few. The Grab-n-Go stand is designed for quick service, giving fans a convenient shopping experience at the ballpark.
    • Comerica Park also offers Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Vegan options throughout its food stands to cater to all fans and giving them the complete ballpark experience.
  • Find out what else is new at Comerica Park by clicking here.

#OpeningDayDET Highlights

Monday, April 6th v. Minnesota Twins at 1:08 PM

  • Gates open at 11:00 AM
  • Michigan native and Academy Award winner, J.K. Simmons will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
  • The national anthem will be sung by Motown legends and members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The Four Tops.
  • Opening Day Giveaway: The first 40,000 fans will receive a Detroit Tigers rally towel, compliments of Ball Park and Meijer.
  • Click here to get all of the Homestand Highlights

Parking and Construction

The 2015 season gets underway, Monday, April 6, and the #Tigers are asking all fans to be aware of the following construction and potential traffic concerns.

  • We encourage all guests to plan ahead, arrive early especially on Opening Day, and to enter Comerica Park early. Fans should anticipate traffic delays. We also recommend that guests utilize the various shuttles that many local bars, restaurants and casinos offer.
  • We anticipate parking to be at a premium and most lots surrounding Comerica Park to fill early.
  • Many spaces will be reserved for guests with season parking passes and guests with disabilities.
  • The gravel surface parking lots north of the I-75 Service Drive and west of Woodward Avenue will no longer be available due to site preparation for the new Detroit Events Center, future home of the Detroit Red Wings

Important to Note:

  • Madison Avenue will have lane closures going both east and west from St. Antoine to Beaubien
  • The Detroit Police Department has designated that both north and southbound curb lanes of John R. and Brush St. as “no parking.” Any vehicles parked in these areas could be ticketed and towed.
  • As part of the M-1 Rail project, Woodward Avenue will be restricted to one lane north, one lane south, and a turn lane from Adams to Grand Blvd.

Navigating the Fisher Service Drive closure

Eastbound Fisher approaching Woodward (to access lots east of Woodward including Tiger Garage, Lot 3, 4, and 5):
Take Fisher Service Drive to Park Ave. Turn Right
Turn Left onto Montcalm
Turn Left onto Woodward Ave
Turn Right onto eastbound Fisher Service Drive

Guests can access Lots 1 and 2 using the following

Take Fisher Service Drive to Park Ave. Turn Right
Turn Left onto Montcalm
Cross Woodward and continue straight to Lots 1 and 2
Fans on Woodward will be able to turn left/right onto Montcalm or Elizabeth

Leaving the Ballpark:

I-75 North Ramp entrance ramp at Clifford will be closed

Detour to I-75 North (for those parked in lots west of Woodward)

Guests will be directed north on Clifford and Cass
Take Cass to Martin Luther King (turns into Mack east of Woodward). Turn Right
Turn left onto I-75 North

Vehicles on Woodward will be able to turn left/right on to the Eastbound Service Drive as traffic warrants and space permits.

Leaving Comerica Park

We encourage those fans parked east of Woodward to take John R and Brush St. north to Mack Avenue. Turn right to access I-75 North and South and connect to all other major freeways from there.

The Madison Avenue ramp will also be open for those fans parked south of Comerica Park
Fans parked west of Woodward Avenue are encouraged to take the following

Cass and Clifford north to Mack Avenue or Warren Avenue. Turn right to get to I-75 North and South to reach all major freeways
Take Grand River North to the Lodge Freeway (M-10) to reach I-94 and I-75
Take the I-75 Service Drive West to access I-75 South, I-96, and I-94
We recommend that fans avoid Woodward Avenue as much as possible due to lane reductions from M-1 Rail

Get more parking information by clicking here

 

#DETCaravan Day 2 Recap

The #Tigers continued their Winter Caravan today with stops around the state of Michigan and Metro Detroit. Here are some of the highlights…

Thanks to the Northville fire department for the tour. #heroes #honkedthehorn #DETcaravan #tigerfest

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You can catch all of the tweets sent during the 2015 Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan by following #DETCaravan. The guys are back at it again tomorrow during TigerFest! Follow all of the action on social media with #TigerFest.

#DETCaravan Day 1 Recap

The 2015 Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan rolled out of Comerica Park this afternoon to visit fans around the state of Michigan. Here are some of the highlights from Day 1:

Bubble blowing contest. Before and after. #DETCaravan

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Follow along and join the conversation by using #DETCaravan on Twitter and Instagram.

2015 TIGERS WINTER CARAVAN PLAYER APPEARANCES ANNOUNCED

The 2015 Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan, presented by Oakland University and in partnership with FOX Sports Detroit, is set for Thursday, January 22 and Friday, January 23, and features an exciting lineup of stops throughout the state of Michigan. Tigers President, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager David Dombrowski, Executive Vice President of Business Operations Duane McLean, Vice President/Assistant General Manager Al Avila, Vice President, Baseball Legal Counsel John Westhoff, Special Assistant to the General Manager Alan Trammell, Manager Brad Ausmus, coaches, players, broadcasters, and Detroit’s favorite mascot PAWS, will take part in a two-day journey across the region, spreading baseball fever to fans of all ages.

The 2015 Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan will be making more than 30 stops throughout the region, including 12 new locations and three cities never before visited by the Tigers Winter Caravan. The Metro Bus will make a stop in Northville, while the North Bus will debut in Lake City and Grayling.

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Wednesday, January 21

West Michigan Whitecaps Winter Banquet 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture
100 E. Beltline Ave, Grand Rapids
DOMBROWSKI, LOBSTEIN, MCCANN, TRAMMELL
· Tigers President, CEO and General Manager David Dombrowski, Special Assistant to the General Manager Alan Trammell and Tigers players will participate at a seated dinner for fans.

Thursday, January 22

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Kellogg Center
219 S. Harrison Rd., East Lansing
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· Tigers President, CEO and General Manager David Dombrowski will be the keynote speaker addressing the Economic Club of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 1:50-2:35 p.m.
1600 East Warren Ave, Detroit
AUSMUS, ALEX AVILA, BERNARD, CLARK, FARMER, FIELDS, HARDY, KINSLER, KROL, LAMONT, MACHADO, MARTIN, VICTOR MARTINEZ, NATHAN, PRICE, SMITH, VERLANDER, VIZQUEL, WILSON AND BROADCASTERS ROD ALLEN AND DAN DICKERSON
· Tigers players will participate in an employee rally, which will include a jersey presentation to honor the 100th anniversary of the banks’ first day of operation in November of 2014.

Buffalo Wild Wings 1:40-2:25 p.m.
1234 Walton Blvd., Rochester Hills
CASTELLANOS, J.D. MARTINEZ
· Nick Castellanos and J.D. Martinez will serve as celebrity servers at Buffalo Wild Wings.
· Tigers mascot PAWS will also be in attendance.
· OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Oakland University 2:45-3:30 p.m.
2200 North Squirrel Road, Rochester Hills
CASTELLANOS, J.D. MARTINEZ
· Nick Castellanos and J.D. Martinez provide a baseball skills demonstration for OU Cares program participants and participate in a question-and-answer session with the program participants, guests and Oakland University student athletes
· Tigers mascot PAWS will also be in attendance.

Lipari Foods and Winter’s Sausage 3:05-4:20 p.m.
26661 Bunert, Warren
AUSMUS, ALEX AVILA, BERNARD, CLARK, FARMER, FIELDS, HARDY, KINSLER, KROL, LAMONT, MACHADO, MARTIN, VICTOR MARTINEZ, NATHAN, PRICE, SMITH, VERLANDER, VIZQUEL, WILSON AND BROADCASTERS ROD ALLEN AND DAN DICKERSON
· Tigers players and coaches will participate in an employee rally where Brad Ausmus, Victor Martinez and Justin Verlander will be paired with Lipari employees for a sandwich making contest. Alex Avila, Joe Nathan and David Price will judge the contest.

Detroit Tigers Kids Club Rally 4:45-6:00 p.m.
Sterling Heights High School – Performing Arts Theatre 12901 15 Mile Road, Sterling Heights
BERNARD, FARMER, FIELDS, HARDY, KROL, MACHADO, NATHAN, PRICE, SMITH, VERLANDER, WILSON
· Tigers players will participate in an interactive event that includes raffle prizes, games and promotional giveaways.
· Tigers players will also present a jersey in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Warren Consolidated School of Performing Arts (WCSPA).
· WCSPA hosts the final round of its singing competition with the winner receiving the opportunity to sing the National Anthem prior to a 2015 Tigers home game.
· In addition, Tigers players will host a meet-and-greet with two young fans from the Tigers Dreams Come True Program, and select members of the Detroit Tigers Kids Club.
· Tigers mascot PAWS will also be in attendance.
· OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Limited tickets will be available to the public on the day of the event
· Seating is limited, first come, first serve.

Hockeytown Authentics 5:15-6:00 p.m.
1845 East Big Beaver Road, Troy
CASTELLANOS, J.D. MARTINEZ
· Fans will have the opportunity to take a photo with Nick Castellanos and J.D. Martinez in exchange for a donation of new, packaged, warm men’s or women’s socks to benefit the Neighborhood Service Organization’s Homeless Recovery program. In exchange for a donation of socks, fans will receive a wristband to take one photo with the Tigers players.
· Please note, a maximum of 150 wristbands will be distributed. Wristband distribution will begin at 4:00 p.m. at Hockeytown Authentics.
· OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

TigerTalk: A Helping Hens Charity Benefit 6:00-7:30 p.m..
Fifth Third Field
406 Washington Street, Toledo, OH
AUSMUS, ALEX AVILA
· Brad Ausmus and Alex Avila will participate in a question-and-answer session at a seated dinner for fans.
· OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
· Ticketed Event; To order tickets call 419-725-4367 or visit http://bit.ly/1G1RKXV

Friday, January 22

FOX Sports Detroit 10:45-11:45 a.m.
26555 Evergreen Road Suite 90, Southfield
VICTOR MARTINEZ, PRICE
· Tigers players will participate in a meet-and-greet reception with Fox Sports Detroit sponsors and clients.

Northville City Fire Department 10:45-11:45 a.m.
215 N. Main Street, Northville
ALEX AVILA, BERNARD, CASTELLANOS, DICKERSON, FARMER, FIELDS, HARDY, KROL, MACHADO, J.D. MARTINEZ, NATHAN, LAMONT, SMITH, WILSON, BROADCASTER DAN DICKERSON AND TIGERS EXECUTIVES DUANE MCLEAN AND JOHN WESTHOFF
· Tigers players, coaches and executives will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Northville City Fire Department (NCFD) by participating in a special employee rally and jersey presentation.
· Alex Avila and Joe Nathan will partake in a “Suit Up” competition accompanied by two NCFD firefighters. The Tigers players will race to see who can suit-up in the firefighter’s gear the fastest.

Michigan State Police Crime Lab 11:15-12:00 p.m.
42145 W. 7 Mile Road, Northville
AUSMUS, KINSLER, MARTIN, VERLANDER, VIZQUEL
· Crime Lab scientists will educate Tigers players and coaches in Latent Print and Trace Evidence testing and participate in an employee rally.

Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO) 11:30 a.m.- 12:10 p.m.
882 Oakman Blvd, Detroit
DOMBROWSKI, CLARK, VICTOR MARTINEZ, PRICE AND BROADCASTER ROD ALLEN
· Tigers personnel will present a jersey to the NSO to recognize its 60th anniversary during a rally for NSO employees, volunteers and residents.

DTE 1:00-1:40 p.m.
1 Energy Plaza, Detroit
AUSMUS, ALEX AVILA, BERNARD, CASTELLANOS, CLARK, DOMBROWSKI, FARMER, FIELDS, HARDY, KINSLER, KROL, LAMONT, MACHADO, J.D. MARTINEZ, MARTIN, NATHAN, VICTOR MARTINEZ, PRICE, SMITH, VERLANDER, VIZQUEL, WILSON AND BROADCASTERS ROD ALLEN AND DAN DICKERSON
· Tigers players, coaches and executives will participate in an employee rally.

DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan 1:55-3:00 p.m.
3901 Beaubien Street, Detroit
BERNARD, CASTELLANOS, FARMER, FIELDS, HARDY, KINSLER, KROL, MACHADO, J.D. MARTINEZ, NATHAN, SMITH, VERLANDER, WILSON
· Tigers players will visit select patient rooms and present each child with a gift.
· Tigers mascot PAWS will be in attendance.

United States Customs and Border Protection Agency 1:55-2:55 p.m.
2810 W. Fort Street, Detroit
AUSMUS, ALEX AVILA, CLARK, LAMONT, MARTIN, PRICE, VICTOR MARTINEZ, VIZQUEL AND BROADCASTER DAN DICKERSON
· Tigers players will learn about the United States Customs and Border Protection Agency and the Canada Border Services Agency, and participate in a rally with agency officers.

North American International Auto Show 3:15-4:15 p.m.
One Washington Boulevard, Detroit
BERNARD, CASTELLANOS, FARMER, FIELDS, HARDY, KINSLER, KROL, MACHADO, J.D. MARTINEZ, NATHAN, SMITH, VERLANDER, WILSON AND BROADCASTER ROD ALLEN
· Players will participate in the “Cars On Parade” along the auto show floor and will take part in a question and answer session in the Chevrolet display area.
· Tigers players will host a special guest from the Tigers Dreams Come True program. The teenager will ride along with Tigers representatives during the parade and later have a private meet-and-greet with Tigers representatives.
· OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
1211 Trumbull, Detroit
VICTOR MARTINEZ, OMAR VIZQUEL
· Victor Martinez and Omar Vizquel will tour the facility and participate in a special ribbon cutting ceremony for Southwest Detroit’s FIRST Robotics build site, the Robotics and Engineering Center of Detroit.

NORTH BUS

Thursday, January 22

Lake City Fire Department 12:00-12:45 p.m.
115 John Street, Lake City
LOBSTEIN, MCCANN, TRAMMELL
· Kyle Lobstein, James McCann and Alan Trammell will present the fire department with a jersey in recognition of 100 years of service.

Traverse City Chamber of Commerce 3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
202 E Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City
LOBSTEIN, MCCANN, TRAMMELL
· Kyle Lobstein, James McCann and Alan Trammell will present a jersey to the Chamber of Commerce in recognition of its 100th anniversary.

Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center 4:00 – 5:15 p.m.
Camp Grayling, Grayling
ALBURQUERQUE, AL AVILA, BILLMEYER, CESPEDES, COLLINS, DAVIS, GOSE, GREENE, HOLADAY, IGLESIAS, JONES, JOYNER, MOYA, NEWHAN, PEREZ, ROMINE, RONDON, RYAN, SIMON, VERHAGEN, ZEID AND BROADCASTER MARIO IMPEMBA
· Tigers players, coaches and executives will tour the Training Center and participate in interactive simulations.
· Following the tour, the players, coaches and executives will participate in a question and answer, and photo session with military personnel and their families.

Friday, January 23

Northern Michigan Rotary Club Alliance Business Breakfast 9:15 – 10:00 a.m.
Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
100 Grand Traverse Resort Village Blvd., Grand Traverse
ALBURQUERQUE, AL AVILA, BILLMEYER, CESPEDES, COLLINS, DAVIS, GOSE, GREENE, HOLADAY, IGLESIAS, JONES, JOYNER, LOBSTEIN, MCCANN, MOYA, NEWHAN, PEREZ, ROMINE, RONDON, RYAN, SIMON, TRAMMELL, VERHAGEN, ZEID AND BROADCASTER MARIO IMPEMBA
100 Grand Traverse Resort Village Blvd., Williamsburg
· Tigers players, coaches and executives participate in a rally with Rotary Club members and guests.
· OPEN TO THE PUBLIC / Ticketed Event
· Tickets for the Grand Traverse Resort Business Breakfast are being sold by several northern MI rotary clubs. They can be purchased ($40 each) here:http://www.eventbrite.com/e/detroit-tigers-winter-caravan-tour-tickets-15021268017

Zehnder’s Snowfest 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth
730 South Main Street, Frankenmuth
ALBURQUERQUE, AL AVILA, BILLMEYER, CESPEDES, COLLINS, DAVIS, GOSE, GREENE, HOLADAY, IGLESIAS, JONES, JOYNER, LOBSTEIN, MCCANN, MOYA, NEWHAN, PEREZ, ROMINE, RONDON, RYAN, SIMON, TRAMMELL, VERHAGEN, ZEID AND BROADCASTER MARIO IMPEMBA
· Tigers players will participate in the annual Snowfest event.
· Guests are encouraged to donate items for care packages to be sent to troops overseas.
· OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

TIGERS INVITE 17 PLAYERS TO MAJOR LEAGUE CAMP

MAC_139_02172014The Detroit #Tigers today announced the following 17 players have been invited to major league camp this spring in Lakeland, FL:

Righthanded pitchers: Alberto Cabrera, Rafael Dolis, Joel Hanrahan, Tim
Melville, Luke Putkonen

Lefthanded pitchers: Omar Duran, Joe Mantiply

Catchers: Miguel Gonzalez, Austin Green, Grayson Greiner, Manny Pina

Infielders: Jordan Lennerton, Jefry Marte, Aaron Westlake, Josh Wilson

Outfielders: Xavier Avery, Jason Krizan

As previously announced, the following staff members will be in uniform at major league camp this spring: Manny Crespo, Bill Dancy, Joe DePastino, Leon “Bull” Durham, Bruce Fields, Scott Fletcher, Mike Henneman, Mike Maroth, Dave Owen, Lance Parrish, Larry Parrish, Gerald Perry, Brian Peterson, Gene Roof and A.J. Sager. Additionally, Willie Horton, Al Kaline and Alan Trammell will be in uniform this spring. Corey Tremble, Chris McDonald and T.J. Saunders will assist the major league training staff this spring, while Steve Chase and Fred Murphy will work with the Tigers strength and conditioning coordinators Chris Walter and Kyle Bergman.

The first pitchers and catchers workout in Lakeland will be on February 20, while the first full squad workout will be on February 24.

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