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GameThread: Tigers vs Southeastern University

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The Tigers officially kick off their 2020 season with an exhibition game against Southeastern University.

Publix-Joker Marchant Stadium Field
Feb. 12, 2020; Lakeland, Florida, USA — The scoreboard at Publix-Joker Marchant Stadium on Wednesday morning.
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The Detroit Tigers officially kick off their 2020 season with an exhibition match against the Southeastern University Fire, a school local to the Lakeland area. The Tigers have historically begun its spring training schedule with a matchup against an area college and this year will be no different.

The starting lineup and batting order have been announced, per Jason Beck, featuring a couple of familiar Castros as well as a few new friends with Jorge Bonifacio starting in left field and Eric Haase behind the plate. Tarik Skubal will take the mound for the start.

  1. Harold Castro — 2B
  2. Willi Castro — SS
  3. Brandon Dixon — 1B
  4. Jorge Bonifacio — LF
  5. Dawel Lugo — 3B
  6. Travis Demeritte — DH
  7. Daz Cameron — RF
  8. Eric Haase — C
  9. Derek Hill — CF

Starting Pitcher — LHP Tarik Skubal

Other pitchers scheduled: Rony Garcia, Nolan Blackwood, Anthony Castro and Gerson Moreno

You can follow the action on MLB Gameday.