February 2012

Photo of the Day

Justin Verlander during a commercial shoot with MLB this morning in Lakeland.

Photo of the Day


Alex Avila and Patrick Leyland watch as pitchers take a bullpen session.


Photo of the Day

Fielder fields his position.


Spring Trainging Day 2

Photos from Tuesday in Lakeland at Tiger Town.

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Several fans keep asking…

Several fans keep asking for a list of the player “puns” the Tigers use at the ballpark during the season. For your enjoyment we have listed all of them below. We hope it brings back great memories and gets you ready for 2012 Tigers baseball!

Doug Fister-         “Twisted Fister” or “Raise your Fister”

Rick Porcello-       “Say Porcello to my little friend”

Max Scherzer-      “MAXed Out” or “For Scherzer”

Jacob Turner-       “Jacob Turner Overdrive”

Jose Valverde-      “Papa Grande”

Justin Verlander-  “Justin-credible”

Alex Avila-           “Livin Avila Loca”

Gerald Laird-        “Into the Dragons Laird”

Victor Martinez-    “Victor-ious”, “V-Mart”

Miguel Cabrera-    “Ca-BOOM”, “Miggy”, “Cabby”

Brandon Inge-      “INGEnius”, “The Notorious I.N.G.E.”

Jhonny Peralta-     “Jhonny B. Good”

Brennan Boesch-   “Oh My Boesch”, “Boesched In” or “Brennan Bash”

Andy Dirks-          “The Andy Man Can”

Austin Jackson-     “Austin Powers” or “Action Jackson”

Ryan Raburn-       “Raburn-ing down the house”

Clete Thomas-      “Sweet Clete”

Delmon Young-     “DELMONster-Shot” or “Forever Young”

Individual Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 3rd at 10:00am

Spring Training Day 1

Check out all the photos from the first day of Spring Training!

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Scoreboard Construction

The Tigers are working hard to complete the construction of the new scoreboard for Opening Day. The old board has been taken apart and today the first new pieces are being installed. Take a look at a few photos from the construction.

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See you April 5th!

PAWS is so excited for baseball he jumped in one of the equipment boxes in the Tigers Clubhouse as it was getting backed for Spring Training. It looks like he is excited for Opening Day!

Packing for Spring Training

While Tigers fans from around the world are eagerly awaiting the start of the baseball season, Detroit Tigers clubhouse staff members are busy preparing for Spring Training. This morning was spent packing boxes, hauling carts and loading the truck for destination: Lakeland, Florida, home of the Detroit Tigers Spring Training facility. The Tigers truck is scheduled to leave Comerica Park this afternoon.

This coming Sunday, February 19th, pitchers and catchers report to Lakeland while Friday, February 24th, position players are scheduled to arrive. Spring Training officially begins Friday, March 2nd leading up to Opening Day in Detroit on April 5th.

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Have a Tigers Valentines Day!

Still looking for something for Valentine’s Day? Let us help you!

Take a look at a few pictures from the D Shop in Comerica Park.

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