Tigers Announce 2016 Spring Training Schedule

80th Season at TigerTown in Lakeland Highlighted by Visits from Blue Jays, Yankees, Mets and Pirates

DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers today announced the club's exhibition game schedule for 2016 Spring Training in Lakeland, Florida. 

Next spring will mark the Tigers 80th season at TigerTown in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing relationship between a major league team and a current Spring Training host city. The 2016 spring season marks the club's 51st consecutive season of exhibition play at Joker Marchant Stadium.

The Tigers will open the exhibition schedule on Monday, February 29 as the club plays host to Florida Southern College in the annual matchup against the Moccasins. The Tigers open the home portion of the Grapefruit League schedule against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, March 1.

The schedule is highlighted by visits from the American League East Division Champion Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, March 22 and 29, as well as trips from the New York Yankees on March 4 and March 31, and a visit by the National League Champion New York Mets on Monday, March 14.

Tickets for the 2016 spring exhibition season will be priced at three separate levels: Navy, Orange and White. Navy games will be held on March 4, March 8, March 9, March 14, March 17, March 22, March 29 and March 31. Orange contests will be on March 1, March 12, March 15, March 20, March 27 and April 1. White games will be played on February 29, March 6, March 21 and March 25.

Full season ticket packages for the 2016 Tigers Spring Training exhibition season are on sale now at the Joker Marchant Stadium ticket office, via phone at (863) 686-8075, or by visiting www.tigers.com. Fans may also purchase season ticket plans of five-or-more games by calling (863) 686-8075. Individual game tickets go on sale beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 16, and can be ordered by visiting the ticket office at Joker Marchant Stadium, calling 866-66-TIGER (8-4437) or visiting www.tigers.com. For additional ticket information and special group pricing, call the Lakeland ticket office at (863) 686-8075.

Additionally, Spring Training trips are available through Detroit Tigers Vacations at tigers.com/vacations.

DETROIT TIGERS 2016 SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE

 

 

                                                                                                                                                Game

Day           Date                      Opponent                                              Site                            Time          

Mon.          February 29           Florida Southern College                      Lakeland                   1:05

Tues.          March 1                 Pittsburgh                                              Lakeland                   1:05

Wed.         March 2                 Pittsburgh                                              Bradenton                 1:05

                                                New York Yankees                              Tampa                       1:05

Thurs.        March 3                 Atlanta                                                  Disney World            1:05

Fri.             March 4                 New York Yankees                              Lakeland                   1:05

Sat.            March 5                 Washington                                           Viera                         1:05

Sun.           March 6                 Miami                                                    Lakeland                   1:05

Mon.          March 7                 New York Mets (SS)                            Port St. Lucie            1:10

Tues.          March 8                 Tampa Bay                                            Lakeland                   1:05

Wed.         March 9                 Washington                                           Lakeland                   1:05

Thurs.        March 10               Philadelphia                                          Clearwater                 1:05

Fri.             March 11               Houston                                                Kissimmee                 1:05

Sat.            March 12               Pittsburgh                                              Lakeland                   1:05

Sun.           March 13               Pittsburgh                                              Bradenton                 1:05*

Mon.          March 14               New York Mets                                    Lakeland                   1:05

Tues.          March 15               Atlanta                                                  Lakeland                   1:05

Wed.         March 16               Houston                                                Kissimmee                 1:05

Thurs.        March 17               St. Louis                                                Lakeland                   1:05

Fri.             March 18               St. Louis                                                Jupiter                       1:05

Sat.            March 19               Miami                                                    Jupiter                       1:05

Sun.           March 20               Washington                                           Lakeland                   1:05

                                                Atlanta                                                  Disney World            1:05

Mon.          March 21               Philadelphia                                          Lakeland                   1:05

Tues.          March 22               Toronto                                                 Lakeland                   1:05

Wed.         March 23               - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - O P E N    D A T E - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Thurs.        March 24               Toronto                                                 Dunedin                    1:05

Fri.             March 25               Atlanta (SS)                                          Lakeland                   1:05

Sat.            March 26               Philadelphia                                          Clearwater                 1:05

Sun.           March 27               Houston                                                Lakeland                   1:05

Mon.          March 28               New York Yankees                              Tampa                       6:35

Tues.          March 29               Toronto                                                 Lakeland                   1:05

Wed.         March 30               Baltimore                                              Sarasota                     6:05

Thurs.        March 31               New York Yankees                              Lakeland                   1:05

Fri.             April 1                   Tampa Bay (SS)                                    Lakeland                   1:05

Sat.            April 2                   Atlanta (SS)                                          Disney World            1:05

 

All time is Eastern (Detroit) time.                                            *Daylight Savings Time begins

 

as of 12/11/15

subject to change