Note: I meant to start these on Opening Day but, well, never mind. Rather than post the game recaps as I’ve done in the past couple of seasons, in 2011 I’ll recap the games Twitter style; that is, in 140 characters. Here’s our first installment:

Brad Penny felt great. A.J. Burnett felt awful. Somewhere in the middle was the Tigers’ offense. Shades of 2010: Tigers were 2-15 with RISP.