J.K. Simmons will toss out the first pitch on opening day for the Detroit Tigers.
It’s Detroit’s annual spring ritual and the biggest party of the year, The Detroit Tigers Home Opener and 97.1 The Ticket’s Opening Day Block Party.
Manager Paul Molitor said Monday that Hughes has been “penciled in” to take the mound on April 6 when the Twins play at Detroit.
Stop by and meet your favorite radio personalities at the Ultimate Block Party.
Joe Nathan, Alex Gonzalez and Tyler Collins were among the new players who chalked up some big plays on Opening Day.
“I think one of the greatest things about our Tigers owner is that he’s exceptionally passionate about the Tigers, he is like every other fan coming to the ballgame, he’s excited, he’s probably got some butterflies.”
“For me, the most important thing is for guys to relax,” Nathan continued. “We’ve got to go down there, continue to have fun.”
“It’s like Christmas.” That’s how many Detroit Tigers fans refer to Opening Day.
Before heading to Comerica Park for Tigers Opening Day, fans may want to stop by the Detroit Opera House. A specially-designed car from an upcoming made-in-Michigan movie will be on display.
It’s opening day and WWJ is broadcasting live from the Champions Club at Comerica Park as the Detroit Tigers begin their 114th season with a game versus the Kansas City Royals.