Unfortunately the Detroit Tigers won’t be facing Doug Fister in today’s exhibition game against the Washington Nationals, but they will be commencing their first game action against the team with which they made the much maligned offseason trade.
Detroit Tigers vs. Washington Nationals — 1:05 PM EDT
Joker Marchant Stadium – Lakeland, Fla
Radio: WXYT 1270 AM
Live Stats: MLB Gameday
Weather: 70 degrees, sunny
When We Last Met
The Detroit Tigers had just two separate two-game sets against the Washington Nationals last season, and the two sides split the season series with two wins apiece (with both teams sweeping their home games).
This is the first of four games the Tigers will play against the Nationals over the next seven days.
#Tigers lineup: Kinsler 2b, Hunter rf, Cabrera dh, VMart 1b, Avila c, Jackson cf, Castellanos 3b, Davis lf, Perez ss. Porcello p.
— Jason Beck (@beckjason) March 14, 2014