Just as veteran outfielder Torii Hunter feared back in August, instant replay may mean no more manager arguments, at least for Brad Ausmus.
Joe Nathan, Alex Gonzalez and Tyler Collins were among the new players who chalked up some big plays on Opening Day.
“For me, the most important thing is for guys to relax,” Nathan continued. “We’ve got to go down there, continue to have fun.”
Even with the addition of metal detectors, security at Comerica will not be as intense as it is at other venues.
The Detroit Tigers home opener is Monday against the Kansas City Royals and fans are excited for this season.
For all the trouble weather caused Nabozny and the rest of the Detroit Tigers grounds crew, the process could have been even more hectic.
Brad Ausmus had the piece of paper with the Opening Day lineup ready to go Sunday. “I know you’ve been waiting,” he said with a grin.
The Tigers will take on the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on Monday, March 31st at 1:05 p.m.
Barring any last-minute moves the 25 players currently on the Tigers roster will be the ones available for Opening Day on March 31.
“Our culinary team is constantly looking to bring Tigers fans the best possible ballpark experience through our food.”