Every Game Counts When Tigers Host Angels and White Sox Over Six-Game Homestand Beginning August 26 at Comerica Park

Homestand Features Nick Castellanos Tigers T-Shirt Friday, Michigan State University Night, The District Detroit Night, Anibal Sanchez School Supplies Case Giveaway and Olympic Gold Medal First Pitches!

DETROIT - The Tigers return to Comerica Park for a six-game homestand beginning Friday, August 26 going through Wednesday, August 31 as they host the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim August 26-28 and the Chicago White Sox August 29-31 for three games each. The Tigers first two games against the Angels, Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27 are slated for 7:10 p.m. with Sunday's series finale scheduled to begin at 1:10 p.m. The Tigers close out the homestand with a three-game series against the White Sox, Monday, August 29 through Wednesday, August 31. Monday and Tuesday's games against the White Sox are scheduled for 7:10 p.m. and the series finale on Wednesday, August 31 to start at 1:10 p.m.
Tickets are available at the Comerica Park Box Office, online at tigers.com and by phone at (866) 66-TIGER (84437). For complete ticket information including season, group and suites visit tigers.com/tickets or call 313-471-BALL (2255). Please remember to avoid delays as it's best to arrive early to Comerica Park.
·   Tigers T-Shirt Fridays: For Friday night home games now through Friday, September 23, fans can purchase this select ticket package that includes an upper infield box, or a lower baseline box, or a mezzanine or an upper reserved ticket and a Tigers player emoji t-shirt. Upcoming t-shirts include: Nick Castellanos on Friday, August 26 vs. the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Victor Martinez on September 9 vs. the Baltimore Orioles and Ian Kinsler on September 23 vs. the Kansas City Royals. Tickets are available at tigers.com/tshirtfridays or by calling 313-471-BALL (Please note, this package is NOT available at the box office).

·   Weekday Value Pack: Tickets are available for the Weekday Value Pack that includes four upper reserved tickets, four sodas, four hot dogs and four bags of chips for $19 or $24 per person at tigers.com/value or at the Tigers box office. This offer is valid Monday - Friday ONLY (excludes Saturday and Sunday games against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim).

·   Miller Lite Friday Night Party Packages: For every Friday night game at Comerica Park, the Detroit Tigers are offering a game ticket and a 16oz. Miller Lite*. Miller Lite Friday Night Party Packages come with a voucher redeemable for a beverage at the Miller Lite Jungle, the "Grab n Go" located behind section 146, or the Chevrolet Pavilion Patio areas. This ticket package is not eligible for print at home or digital delivery. *Voucher may also be redeemed for a non-alcoholic alternative (soda or water).  

·   Chevrolet Fun Zone Ticket Package: This ticket package includes an upper baseline box ticket with a voucher for a Chevrolet branded item. Vouchers can be redeemed at the ticket sales kiosk outside of section 332. This offer is valid for every Tuesday home game including August 30 against the Chicago White Sox.

·   ON TAP: Beginning with Friday's game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at 7:10 p.m., Detroit's own Stroh's Bohemian Pilsner will be on tap at the MI Craft stand near section 104.

Friday, August 26 vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at 7:10 p.m. Gates Open at 5:30 p.m.
·   Michigan State University Night: The Detroit Tigers along with FOX Sports Detroit and AMP Radio will host the fourth installment of their University Days series at Comerica Park. All fans who purchased the Michigan State University ticket package will receive a co-branded Detroit Tigers and Michigan State University baseball hat and a $5 donation will be made to the MSU General Scholarship fund. (PLEASE NOTE, THIS TICKET PACKAGE IS SOLD OUT.)
·   Detroit Tigers Foundation 50/50 Raffle: The Detroit Tigers Foundation 50/50 Charity Raffle continues at Comerica Park this season at all Friday and Saturday home games. The partner charity for this weekend's 50/50 raffle is Detroit PAL. Tickets will be sold on a digital platform and are three for $5, 10 for $10 and 40 for $20. The winner will be announced on the Comerica Park scoreboard before the end of the game. The 50/50 Charity Raffle program has raised more than $1.3 million for charity.
·   Sanchez's Little Smiles: Anibal Sanchez and his wife, Ana, along with the Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities, continue the program Sanchez's Little Smiles this season. During Friday's game, Sanchez's Little Smiles will host 19 guests from Variety -The Children's Charity to dine and watch the game from the Sanchez family suite. Guests will also receive a Sanchez's Little Smiles t-shirt and autographed photo signed by Anibal Sanchez. The Sanchez's Little Smiles program provides the opportunity to escape daily hardships and enjoy an evening while watching Tigers baseball at Comerica Park. The participating guests are selected in partnership with local charitable organizations focused on serving the needs of families faced with the challenges of caring for children with health concerns and other adversities. 
·   The ceremonial first pitches will be thrown by Michigan State University President, Lou Anna Simon, representing Michigan State University Night and U.S. Swimmer and 2016 Olympic Gold and Silver Medalist and Michigan native, Allison Schmitt. 
·   The national anthem will be performed by Michigan State student Nick Kreider.
·   Following the conclusion of Friday's game, fans can enjoy Pepsi Close for Cash and postgame fireworks, presented by Pepsi, WXYZ Channel 7, WYCD and hosted by Frank Williams of WYCD (weather permitting).

Saturday, August 27 vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at 7:10 p.m. Gates Open at 5:30 p.m. 
·   Ian Kinsler Autograph Signing: Prior to Saturday's game, Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler will sign autographs at 1:00 p.m. in The D Shop. Tickets are available online at tigers.com/autographs prior to the signing or in The D Shop the day of the signing. All signatures will be authenticated by Major League Baseball. For additional information visit tigers.com/autographs.
·   The District Detroit Night: Join the Detroit Tigers in celebrating The District Detroit Night. Fans can learn more about The District Detroit and participate in The District Detroit promotions and contests during a pregame red carpet experience. The first 10,000 fans will receive a co-branded Detroit Tigers and The District Detroit hat, sponsored by The District Detroit.
·   Outdoorsman Ticket Package: This ticket package includes: an upper box Infield, or upper reserved, or lower baseline box ticket, an exclusive Detroit Tigers fishing lure and $5 donation to The Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Proceeds will go toward providing fishing rods, reels and tackle for kids learning to fish at one of many learn-to-fish programs offered by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. (For groups of 15 or more please contact Corey Thomas at corey.thomas@tigers.com.)
·   Verlander's Victory for Veterans: This season, for each Saturday home game, Justin Verlander hosts Veterans from Veterans Affairs Medical Centers throughout the state of Michigan. These Veterans sustained injuries or illness in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom or in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. The Veterans along with their families cheer on the Tigers from the comfort of Verlander's personal luxury suite. After serving our country, the special day provides American veterans the opportunity to enjoy a Tigers game with their family. Veterans from the Detroit Veterans Affairs Medical Center will share luxury suite tickets and parking passes in the Tigers Parking Garage. Food and beverage is provided for the guests courtesy of Verlander. Veterans receive a personalized welcome letter from Verlander, a Verlander's Victory for Veterans t-shirt and a Wins for Warriors baseball cap.
·   The ceremonial first pitches will be thrown by 2016 U.S. Boxing Olympic Gold Medalist and Michigan native, Claressa Shields and representing Belle Tire, Chad Leach. 
·   The national anthem will be performed by singer-songwriter "Stephanie K."
·   Following the game, fans can participate in postgame trivia and enjoy Saturday Night Fireworks, presented by The District Detroit and hosted by Julia from AMP Radio (weather permitting). 
·   Prior to Saturday's game, fans will receive a Detroit Tigers Grand Slam Coupon Book as they enter Comerica Park. 

Sunday, August 28 vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at 1:10 p.m. Gates Open at 11:30 a.m.
·   All kids 14-and-under will receive a Anibal Sanchez school supplies case, courtesy of Detroit Medical Center (DMC).
·   Gloves For Kids Equipment Collection Day at Comerica Park: The Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities, the Baseball Tomorrow Fund and Major League Baseball are hosting Equipment Collection Day at Comerica Park. Fans are encouraged to support local youth baseball and softball leagues throughout Michigan by donating new or gently used or new baseball or softball equipment at Comerica Park at Gate A located on Witherell Street. All equipment donations will benefit youth baseball and softball leagues in Michigan and can be made at the Gate A entrance to Comerica Park located on Witherell Street. Please note, a game ticket is not necessary to donate items. For more information, contact Sam Abrams at sam.abrams@tigers.com.
·   All Sunday home games are Chevy Youth Baseball Sunday Kids Days at Comerica Park. All kids 14-and-under will receive a free promotional item as part of the "Every Kid, Every Sunday" giveaway guarantee, enjoy free rides courtesy of Kroger on the Comerica Bank Carousel or the Fly Ball Ferris Wheel, take part in free face painting and hang out with the Tigers Party Patrol at the Big Cat Court. Across from the Big Cat Court next to the Kids Club Station, select kids will have the chance to win Chevy Silverado Power Wheels (two giveaways each Sunday). Following the game, all kids 14-and-under are invited down to the field for Kids Run the Bases courtesy of Aquafina, weather permitting.
·   Firefighters Appreciation Day Ticket Package: Support the Detroit Public Safety Foundation as it promotes public safety by enhancing the capabilities of the Detroit Police Department and the Detroit Fire Department by facilitating access to world-class processes and operational tools. Its vision is to help make Detroit a desirable location to live, work and visit. This ticket package includes: a upper box Infield, or upper reserved or lower baseline box ticket, an exclusive Detroit Tigers/Firefighter hat and a $3 donation to the Detroit Public Safety Foundation. (For groups of 15 or more please contact Jessica LePage at jessica.lepage@tigers.com.)
·   UMPS CARE: Through The BLUE Crew Ticket program, 6 guests will receive complimentary game tickets, a Tigers cap, food and beverage vouchers, baseball themed items and a photo to remember their experience at Comerica Park. Additionally all guests are given the opportunity to meet the umpires and take a photo on the field. Participants are selected through the Dave Thomas Foundation. The entire program is courtesy of UMPS CARE Charities.  
·   The ceremonial first pitches will be thrown by Brian Rich, representing Consumers Energy and Tigers fan Kent Seigle. 
·   The national anthem will be performed by Temple Israel Shabbat Singers. 

Monday, August 29 vs. Chicago White Sox at 7:10 p.m. Gates Open at 5:30 p.m.
·   The ceremonial first pitches will be thrown by Jett Hess, representing Pepsi. 
·   The national anthem will be performed by vocalist Russ Ives, President of Rose Pest Solutions.

Tuesday, August 30 vs. Chicago White Sox at 7:10 p.m. Gates Open at 5:30 p.m.
·   Sanchez's Little Smiles: Anibal Sanchez and his wife, Ana, along with the Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities, continue the program Sanchez's Little Smiles this season. During Friday's game, Sanchez's Little Smiles will host 19 guests from the Children's Hospital of Michigan to dine and watch the game from the Sanchez family suite. Guests will also receive a Sanchez's Little Smiles t-shirt and autographed photo signed by Anibal Sanchez. The Sanchez's Little Smiles program provides the opportunity to escape daily hardships and enjoy an evening while watching Tigers baseball at Comerica Park. The participating guests are selected in partnership with local charitable organizations focused on serving the needs of families faced with the challenges of caring for children with health concerns and other adversities. 
·   Wins for Warriors Ticket Package: Wins for Warriors Foundation advocates for and invests in resources that engage veterans and their families to live a resilient life. This ticket package includes: a lower baseline box, or upper infield box, or mezzanine or upper reserved ticket, a Detroit Tigers/ Wins for Warriors T-shirt and $5 donation to the Wins For Warriors Foundation (For groups of 15 or more please contact corey.bell@tigers.com).
·   The Detroit Metro Convention and Visitor's Bureau D-Rover will be on display in Columbia Plaza prior to Tuesday's game. The D-Rover is a multipurpose van that takes the Detroit tourism message on the road. 
·   The game ball will be delivered by Senior Airman Kenneth Krozal of the U.S. Air Force National Guard. 
·   The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Tigers fan Herbert Johnson. 
·   The national anthem will be performed by Little Caesars employees Karen Homer and Ann Pawluska. 
·   Prior to Tuesday's game, fans will receive a Detroit Tigers Grand Slam Coupon Book as they enter Comerica Park. 

Wednesday, August 31 vs. Chicago White Sox at 1:10 p.m. Gates Open at 11:30 a.m.
·   Sanchez's Little Smiles: Anibal Sanchez and his wife, Ana, along with the Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities, continue the program Sanchez's Little Smiles this season. During Friday's game, Sanchez's Little Smiles will host 19 guests from the Ronald McDonald House of Detroit to dine and watch the game from the Sanchez family suite. Guests will also receive a Sanchez's Little Smiles t-shirt and autographed photo signed by Anibal Sanchez. The Sanchez's Little Smiles program provides the opportunity to escape daily hardships and enjoy an evening while watching Tigers baseball at Comerica Park. The participating guests are selected in partnership with local charitable organizations focused on serving the needs of families faced with the challenges of caring for children with health concerns and other adversities. 
·   The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by Tigers fan David Goodrich.
·   The national anthem will be performed by jazz musician Harvey Thompson.

TRAFFIC UPDATES:
·   For traffic updates fans can find alerts and alternative routes at tigers.com, and visit tigers.com/ballparkapp to download the MLB.com Ballpark app., and fans can follow @tigers on Twitter. 
·   The Detroit Tigers recommend tuning to WWJ 950 AM for up-to-the-minute updates on traffic alerts and closures. 
·   Fans can also check with the Michigan Department of Transportation and the City of Detroit Department of Transportation for real-time road closures and detours at www.michigan.gov/mdot and download the Mi Drive app. and you can also visit www.m-1rail.com.

PAWS TRACKS TO COMERICA PARK:
·   Traffic patterns may be modified at the discretion of law enforcement agencies.
·   Tigers gameday and event traffic patterns go into effect a minimum of three hours prior to start time.