The team’s newest starting pitcher, Ivan Nova, who signed a one-year deal Jan. 13, will take the mound for his second outing of the spring. 9 prospect Alex Faced, Rule 5 draft pick Tony Garcia and free agent signees Zack Godly and Tim Adelman are also expected to pitch Friday.
Cabrera, Iron, School, Stewart and Bromine all figure to begin the regular season at these same positions in the field and the lineup. He doesn’t have much home run power or a great eye at the plate, but Reyes had 24 extra-base hits in 69 games and put the ball in play regularly.
Jacoby Jones, Cameron May bin and Christian Stewart are the presumed outfield starters this year, but if Reyes can use the spring to legitimize his breakout while the others struggle, he could force his way into the lineup. Victor Reyes #22 of the Detroiters bats during the Spring Training game against the Atlanta Braves at CoolToday Park on February 23, 2021 in North Port, Florida.
Opening Day is almost here and Detroiters fans will have a variety of ways to follow the team on television, online and on the radio around the state. Detroit ’s opener in Cincinnati on Friday will air on the MLB Network starting at 6 p.m. and can be live-streamed online on both, which offers a 7-day free trial.
Most games, however, will air on Fox Sports Detroit. Scroll down to find what channel FSD airs on your cable or satellite service.
For those without cable, Fox Sports Detroit is available to stream on Hulu. There are also plenty of stations throughout the state that will carry the games on the radio including 97.1 The Ticket in Detroit, WTA 1050 AM in Ann Arbor, WOOD 1300 AM and Max 96.1 FM in Grand Rapids.
Traverse City CCW 107.5 FM (Only games after 6 p.m. Jonathan School #8 of the Detroiters tags Christian Relics #22 of the Milwaukee Brewers as he attempts to steal second base in the first inning at Comerica Park on September 08, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan.
Other than the MLB debut of Day Cameron, who was called up to replace Christian Stewart and will bat seventh while playing right field, the Tigers have their normal lineup Wednesday. The Baltimore Orioles, who sit a half- game ahead of the Tigers in the current standings, play the New York Mets at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday.
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