Simon Sharp, Victor Martinez Homers As Tigers Beat Rays, 1-0Simon retired his first 14 batters before Desmond Jennings singled with two outs in the fifth and struck out three.
Cabrera Homers, Doubles In Tigers' 11-5 Loss To RaysMiguel Cabrera hit his third home run of the spring, doubled and drove in three runs in an 11-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Verlander To Miss Start Thursday, Hopes To Pitch April 8Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said he expects Verlander to follow David Price in the rotation and pitch the second game of the season.
Simon Allows 1 Run In 6 Innings As Tigers Lose To Braves, 4-2Acquired from Cincinnati after going 15-10 last season, Simon gave up five hits, walked three and struck out two.
Cabrera Homers, Leads Tigers Over Cardinals, 4-3Cabrera was playing in his sixth game of the spring while recovering from offseason surgery on his right ankle.
Verlander Leaves With Triceps Cramping In Tigers' LossVerlander believes not drinking enough water before the game and a further arm extension from his revised mechanics may have contributed to the cramping.
Detroit's Verlander Roughed Up By Nationals In 7-7 Tie"I have work to do on my slider," Verlander said. "My slider has been about 50-50.
David Price Roughed Up In Tigers' 6-4 Win Over MetsPrice struggled, allowing eight hits and two runs in 4.1 innings, while also walking a batter, striking out seven and stranding seven baserunners.
Cabrera, Martinez See First Spring Action In Minor League GameBoth are expected to be designated hitters in Sunday's split-squad games with Martinez going to Kissimmee to face the Atlanta Braves and Cabrera staying at home against the Washington Nationals.
A-Rod Homers As Yankees Down Tigers, 11-2Alfredo Simon allowed six first-inning runs before settling down with two shutout innings. Joe Nathan, Joba Chamberlain and Joakim Soria also pitched scoreless inning for the Tigers.
Rajai Davis Forgets His Jersey, Borrows Gene Lamont's For Game Vs. Yankees [PHOTO]Spring Training is a time for all ball players to work out the kinks and get ready for the start of the regular season. One thing they shouldn't have to work on is dressing themselves...
Sanchez Roughed Up As Phillies Top Tigers, 5-4, In Split-Squad GameSanchez gave up four runs on four hits and a walk in four innings. He was 8-5 with a 3.43 ERA last year.