MESA, AZ - MARCH 6: Brandon Phillips #4 of the Cincinnati Reds bats during the game against the Chicago Cubs on March 6, 2015 at Sloan Park in Mesa, Arizona. The Reds defeated the Cubs 5-2. (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Players, Managers And Coaches Pledge Record $2.64 Million To B.A.T. During 2015 Spring Training Fundraising Tour

More than 1,400 players, coaches and managers from all 30 MLB Clubs have collectively pledged a record donation of $2,643,195 to the Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) during the organization’s 13th annual Spring Training Fundraising Tour to raise money for members of the Baseball Family in need of assistance.

97.1 The Ticket–03/30/2015

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 06: Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees slides safely into home as before the tag by catcher Bryan Holaday #50 of the Detroit Tigers on a fielders choice hit by Brian McCann #34 during the eighth inning of a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on August 6, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Tigers 5-1. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Holaday, Collins Among Those Cut By Tigers

Holaday spent last season in Detroit as the backup to Alex Avila and played in 62 games.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2015

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Cabrera Homers, Leads Tigers Over Cardinals, 4-3

Cabrera was playing in his sixth game of the spring while recovering from offseason surgery on his right ankle.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2015

PEORIA, AZ - MARCH 06: Zach Duke #33 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the San Diego Padres during the spring training game at Peoria Stadium on March 6, 2015 in Peoria, Arizona. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Big Additions Spur Big Expectations For White Sox

A decade removed from their most recent championship, the Chicago White Sox once again are eyeing a big season.

97.1 The Ticket–03/27/2015

TEMPE, AZ - MARCH 08: Kendrys Morales #25 (L) and Alex Rios #15 of the Kansas City Royals look on from the dugout during the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Tempe Diablo Stadium on March 8, 2015 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

AL Champ Royals Enter New Season With Newfound Expectations

Every once in a while, Ned Yost will spin a story about his days on Bobby Cox’s bench with the Atlanta Braves, back when the organization was winning NL pennants by the fistful.

97.1 The Ticket–03/27/2015

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 03: Casey Fien #50 of the Minnesota Twins pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the game on August 3, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Baseball Careers Often Start With Winter Grunt Work

Long before any of that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most players are in a similar predicament as everyone else in the regular workforce.


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David Price Roughed Up In Tigers’ 6-4 Win Over Mets

Price struggled, allowing eight hits and two runs in 4.1 innings, while also walking a batter, striking out seven and stranding seven baserunners.

97.1 The Ticket–03/21/2015

Opinion: David Price Is Right Choice For Tigers Opening Day

Price told reporters Friday that he was so sure Verlander would be starting on Opening Day that Price told his family members to schedule their trip to Detroit for the second game of the season.

CBS Detroit–03/20/2015

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - MARCH 06: David Price #14 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during the second inning of the game against the New York Mets at Tradition Field on March 6, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

David Price Will Start On Tigers Opening Day

The choice comes as a bit of a surprise considering Justin Verlander has started Opening Day each of the last seven seasons.

CBS Detroit–03/20/2015

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 14:  Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus #7 watches the action from the dugout during the fourth inning of the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on September 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Indians 6-4.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Verlander, Price Poke Fun At Ausmus ‘Glamour Shots’ On Twitter

The two most venerable starting pitchers for the Tigers had a little Twitter fun at the expense of manager Brad Ausmus on Friday morning.

CBS Detroit–03/20/2015