With winter fast approaching, the Tigers have announced their 2012 spring training schedule at last.
It will be the 76th season the Tigers spend in Lakeland, and the 47th consecutive season at Joker Marchant Stadium.
The season opens March 2 with the traditional Florida Southern game. Detroit will host the World Series champion Cardinals on March 17 and the Yankees on March 24. The Phillies will visit March 9 and 25.
The Tigers announce the prices will be in three different levels, depending on the date/opponent: Season tickets and packages of 5 or more games are on sale now at Tigers.com and elsewhere, with individual game sales beginning on Jan. 7.
Navy level games will be played March 4, March 9, March 17, March 21, March 24 and March 25 and range from $14-28.
Orange level games will be played March 7, March 10, March 14, March 20, March 26 and March
29 with a price range from $12-25.
White level games will be played March 2, March 5, March 12, March 15, April 1 and April 2 with a price range
The formatting may be far from perfect on this, but I wanted to get it in your hands:
Fri. March 2 Florida Southern College Lakeland 1:05
Sat. March 3 Atlanta Disney World 1:05
Sun. March 4 Atlanta Lakeland 1:05
Mon. March 5 Toronto Lakeland 1:05
Tues. March 6 Miami Jupiter TBA
Wed. March 7 Atlanta Lakeland 1:05
Thur. March 8 Tampa Bay (SS) Port Charlotte TBA
Fri. March 9 Philadelphia Lakeland 1:05
Sat. March 10 Washington (SS) Lakeland 1:05
Sun. March 11 Houston Kissimmee TBA*
Philadelphia Clearwater TBA*
Mon. March 12 New York Mets Lakeland 1:05
Tues. March 13 Washington Viera 6:05
Wed. March 14 New York Mets Lakeland 1:05
Thurs. March 15 Baltimore Lakeland 1:05
Fri. March 16 New York Mets Port St. Lucie TBA
Sat. March 17 St. Louis Lakeland 1:05
Sun. March 18 Washington Viera 1:05
Mon. March 19 Philadelphia Clearwater 1:05
Tues. March 20 Atlanta Lakeland 1:05
Wed. March 21 Minnesota Lakeland 1:05
Thurs. March 22 - Open date
Fri. March 23 Pittsburgh Bradenton TBA
Sat. March 24 New York Yankees Lakeland 1:05
Sun. March 25 Philadelphia Lakeland 1:05
New York Yankees Tampa 1:05
Mon. March 26 Miami Lakeland 1:05
Tues. March 27 Houston Kissimmee TBA
Wed. March 28 St. Louis Jupiter TBA
Thurs. March 29 Washington (SS) Lakeland 6:05
Fri. March 30 Baltimore Sarasota TBA
Sat. March 31 Atlanta Disney World 1:05
Sun. April 1 Houston Lakeland 1:05
New York Mets Port St. Lucie TBA
Mon. April 2 Toronto Lakeland 1:05
Tues. April 3 Toronto Dunedin 12:05