The Detroit Tigers released a 2011 spring-training schedule that will mark the team’s 75th spring in Lakeland, the longest such streak in the majors.
The Tigers will begin the exhibition schedule on Friday, February 25 as the club plays host to Florida Southern College in the annual matchup against the Moccasins. The club opens the home portion of the Grapefruit League schedule against the Toronto Blue Jays at Joker Marchant Stadium on Sunday, February 27.
The schedule is highlighted by three visits from the National League East Division Champion Philadelphia Phillies on March 6, March 9 and March 26. The schedule also features visits from the New York Yankees on February 28, Boston Red Sox on March 15 and Atlanta Braves on March 19.
Tickets for the 2011 spring exhibition season will be priced at three separate levels, which include Navy, Orange and White levels. Navy level games on February 28, March 9, March 15 and March 16 range from $14-25. Orange level games on February 27, March 4, March 6, March 12, March 13, March 19, March 22 and March 26 range from $12-23. White level games on February 25, March 1, March 2, March 8, March 17 and March 24 range from $9-20.
Full season ticket packages for the 2011 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 now 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 8th, 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 office at 863-686-8075.