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All you need to know for Tigers' Spring Training

Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) waits to hit at baseball spring training camp, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) (Lynne Sladky/AP)
February 6, 2019

The Tigers will officially begin their 83rd Spring Training in Lakeland, Fla., next week, continuing the longest-running relationship between a Major League team and its current spring host city. Here's a quick look at the details:Pitchers and catchers report date Tuesday, Feb. 12 (though many pitchers and catchers are already

The Tigers will officially begin their 83rd Spring Training in Lakeland, Fla., next week, continuing the longest-running relationship between a Major League team and its current spring host city. Here's a quick look at the details:
Pitchers and catchers report date
Tuesday, Feb. 12 (though many pitchers and catchers are already working out on their own at the Tigertown complex)
First pitchers and catchers workout
Wednesday, Feb. 13
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Full-squad report date
Sunday, Feb. 17
First full-squad workout
Monday, Feb. 18
New faces to know
Shortstop Jordy Mercer, infielder Gordon Beckham, left-hander Matt Moore and right-hander Tyson Ross
Top prospects to know
Right-handers Kyle Funkhouser, Zac Houston, Casey Mize, Franklin Perez and Paul Voelker; outfielders Daz Cameron, Jacob Robson and Daniel Woodrow; and catcher Jake Rogers
Where is the facility?
Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium and the adjacent Tigertown complex are located off Lakeland Hills Boulevard, just south of Exit 33 off Interstate 4.
Can fans attend workouts?
Fans are welcome at the Tigertown grounds during workout days to seek autographs and observe workouts from a distance.
First game
Friday, Feb. 22, vs. Southeastern University
First Grapefruit League game
Saturday, Feb. 23, at Blue Jays
First TV game
Monday, Feb. 25, at Cardinals (Fox Sports Detroit simulcast of Fox Sports Midwest broadcast)
One other notable game
Thursday, March 14, vs. Red Sox (first Fox Sports Detroit telecast with broadcast crew of Kirk Gibson and Matt Shepard)
Last game in Florida
Tuesday, March 26, vs. Rays at Tropicana Field
Opening Day date, time, opponent and location
Thursday, March 28, at Toronto with first pitch scheduled for 3:37 p.m. ET

Jason Beck has covered the Tigers for MLB.com since 2002. Read Beck's Blog, follow him on Twitter @beckjason and Facebook.