Feb 28, 2014; Lakeland, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus (7) talks with first baseman Miguel Cabrera (24) against the New York Yankees at Joker Marchant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Fresh off of losses in both halves of yesterday’s split squad action, the Detroit Tigers look to rebound in today’s meaningless exhibition game with the Houston Astros.
Detroit Tigers vs. Houston Astros – 1:05 PM ET
Joker Marchant Stadium – Lakeland, FL
TV Broadcast: None
Radio Broadcast: 97.1 FM The Ticket in Detroit (click for radio affiliates)
Live Stats: MLB Gameday
Weather Forecast: 73 degrees, sunny
When We Last Met
The Tigers dominated the Astros in their (i.e. the Astros’) first season in the American League. Houston was obviously still in the middle of their tear-down-to-build-up project, but Detroit’s six-games-to-one (and 55 runs to 19) shellacking still goes into the books as a Major League beat down.