The Detroit Tigers will open their 2019 spring training schedule Feb. 22 with an exhibition game against Southeastern (Fla.) University, beginning the franchise's 83rd straight season in Lakeland, Fla.

The Tigers released their spring-training schedule Wednesday.

The Tigers open their Grapefruit League schedule Feb. 23 against the Toronto Blue Jays in Dunedin, Fla., before their home opener Feb. 24 against the Philadelphia Phillies at Joker Marchant Stadium's Publix Field in Lakeland. The Tigers and Lakeland boast the longest-standing relationship between a team and a spring training host city in the majors.

The Feb. 24 games against the Phillies is one of 16 Grapefruit League contests to be played in Lakeland.

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Feb. 22 vs. Southeastern University, Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

Feb. 23 vs. Toronto, Dunedin

Feb. 24 vs. Philadelphia, Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

Feb. 25 vs. St. Louis (split squad), Jupiter

Feb. 25 vs. Philadelphia (split squad), Clearwater

Feb. 26 vs. New York Mets, Port St. Lucie

Feb. 27 vs. New York Yankees, Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

Feb. 28 vs. Atlanta, Disney World

March 1 vs. New York Mets, Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

March 2 vs. Atlanta, Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

March 3 Baltimore (split squad), Sarasota

March 3 vs. New York Yankees, Tampa

March 4 St. Louis, Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

March 5 vs. Toronto, Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

March 6 vs. Atlanta, Disney World

March 7 vs. Philadelphia, Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

March 8 vs. New York Yankees, Tampa

March 9 vs. Atlanta, Lakeland 1:05 p.m.

March 10 vs. New York Yankees, Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

March 11 vs. Minnesota, Fort Myers

March 12 vs. Boston, Fort Myers

March 14 vs. Boston, Lakeland 1:05 p.m.

March 15 vs. Tampa Bay, Port Charlotte

March 16 vs. Pittsburgh, Lakeland 1:05 p.m.

March 17 vs. Atlanta, Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

March 18 vs. Baltimore (split squad), Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

March 18 vs. Toronto (split squad), Dunedin

March 19 vs. Pittsburgh, Bradenton

March 20 vs. Philadelphia, Clearwater

March 21 vs. Houston, Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

March 22 vs. Atlanta, Disney World

March 23 vs. Tampa Bay, Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

March 24 vs. Toronto, Lakeland, 1:05 p.m.

March 25 TBA

March 26 vs. Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg