Tigers open spring training Feb. 19

The Detroit News

Baseball is almost back.

Pitchers and catchers will report to Tigers spring training on Feb. 19 in Lakeland, Fla., while the full squad reports Feb. 23.

The Tigers will play their first exhibition Feb. 29 against Florida Southern College, then opens the major-league porting of their spring training schedule at home March 1 against the Pirates.

The Tigers open the regular season April 5 at the Miami Marlins.