By: Jon Corrigan
Baseball is back!
Detroit Tigers pitchers and catchers reported to Lakeland, Florida today for their first official workout of 2017.
The Tigers shared a video of Justin Verlander taking his first steps onto the diamond, captioning the Facebook clip, “Off to work.”
Here are a few important Detroit Tigers dates to remember over the next eight weeks:
• Fri, Feb. 17 – Position players report to Lakeland, Florida
• Thurs, Feb. 23 – Tigers first spring training game vs. Florida Southern
• Mon, Apr. 3 – Tigers first regular season game @ Chicago White Sox
• Fri, Apr. 7 – Tigers Opening Day at Comerica Park vs. Boston Redsox