Tigers 2, Braves 1

View Comments
Manager Jim Leyland of the Detroit Tigers. (File Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Manager Jim Leyland of the Detroit Tigers. (File Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers
Upcoming Games

Buy Tigers Tickets Full Schedule
Tigers Central
Shop for Tigers Gear
Buy Tigers Tickets

MLB Scoreboard
MLB Standings
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

ORLANDO, Fla. (97.1 The Ticket) – As the snow falls in metro Detroit the first sounds of spring can be heard as the Detroit Tigers beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 in the Grapefruit League opener Friday.

As heard on 97.1 The Ticket- a two-run eighth inning made the difference, with RBI’s by Hernan Perez and Jeff Kobernus to give Detroit the lead over Atlanta.

Rick Porcello got the start as the Tigers took to the field for the first time since Game 4 in the World Series the Detroit Tigers beat the Braves under sunny skies and 83 degree temperature.

The Braves threatened to score twice; once in the fifth inning and again in the seventh, each time the runner on base was erased.

Atlanta got on the board in the ninth inning as Joey Terdoslavich hit a solo homer.

Tune in to 97.1 The Ticket as the Tigers take on Toronto Blue Jays at 1:05 pm.

Get the latest scores for Tigers, Lions, Red Wings, and Pistons scores delivered daily to you from 97.1 for FREE. Simply text the keyword to the number and you’re all set! Text SCORE to 97136. To unsubscribe anytime, reply STOP. Standard message charges apply.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,303 other followers