Some pitchers have trouble finding the plate.
Miguel Cabrera went 1 for 3 with a walk for the Detroit Tigers in his second exhibition game since returning from offseason right ankle and foot surgery, a 9-8 loss Tuesday night to the New York Yankees.
The Detroit Tigers, in compliance with Major League Baseball’s league-wide security initiative, have reinforced safety and security measures for the upcoming 2015 season at Comerica Park.
Between Grapefruit League play, Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera was spotted in Jose Iglesias’ ’55 Chevy Bel Air.
“I have work to do on my slider,” Verlander said. “My slider has been about 50-50.
Martinez went 0-3 with a strikeout and a pair of groundouts in a 5-3 split-squad loss to the Braves.
Price struggled, allowing eight hits and two runs in 4.1 innings, while also walking a batter, striking out seven and stranding seven baserunners.
General Manager Dave Dombrowski and the Detroit Tigers made a plethora of moves this offseason in an attempt to keep the squad among the ranks of contenders in the American League.
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.
The choice comes as a bit of a surprise considering Justin Verlander has started Opening Day each of the last seven seasons.