Today we’re launching a new feature on The Daily Fungo: Tigers Today.
Each morning we’ll provide a quick read on the Tigers — that day’s pitching matchup, a quick recap of the previous game, historical notes and whatever else we can gin up.
Let us know how you like Tigers Today and if there are other items you’d like to see included.
Tigers’ Spring Training Record: 14-8-1
Tigers at Braves | 1:05 p.m. Champion Stadium, Kissimmee, FL | On the air: ESPN-HD
The Tigers won two split-squad games on Thursday. In Lakeland, Dontrelle Willis walked his first two batters and looked like Nuke LaLoosh in firing a pair to the backstop. Still, he got his second win as the Tigers clipped the Blue Jays 5-1.
Tigers History Lesson
- Shawn Hare, 43
On this Date in Tigers History
On March 26, 1936, reigning AL MVP Hank Greenberg signed a $20,000 contract with the Tigers.