• Bruce Rondon's fastball registered 100 mph two or three times in his first Spring Training appearance on Saturday, according to a talent evaluator. Rondon's fastball was consistent at 99 mph.
• The Baseball Tomorrow Fund presented a grant for $47,660 to Santa Fe Catholic High School in Lakeland prior to Sunday's game. The grant will go toward installing lighting equipment on the school's baseball field, which serves 1,000 players every year.
• Rafael Belliard said on Sunday he plans to be coaching at first base on Monday when the Tigers visit the Phillies. It would be his first game at his new position this spring, and it would come less than a month after he underwent surgery to remove two cancerous tumors in his prostate.
• Max Scherzer threw what Leyland called a "great" session of live batting practice on Sunday morning on the back fields at Tigertown, putting him on track to slot into the Tigers' rotation next weekend. Scherzer is expected to make his first start next Saturday in one of the team's split-squad games.