Tigers Win Exhibition Opener Over Braves
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LAKE BUENA VISTA (WWJ) – The Detroit Tigers take the exhibition opener 2-0 over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.
The Tigers got the win in grand form as eight pitchers combined to throw a one-hitter against the Braves at Champion Stadium.
Pitcher Chris Bootcheck allowed the lone hit in the game for the Tigers. Doug Fister got the win – Luis Marte takes home the save.
Brandon Inge had the play of the game, making a diving catch and robbing a line drive hit off of the bat of Atlanta’s Jason Heyward.
Designated hitter Jerad Head hit a solo home run for the Tigers. Prince Fielder is batting a thousand after going two for two at the plate.
Tune in to 97.1 The Ticket as the Tigers take on the Braves Sunday at 1:05 p.m.