By: Evan Jankens

If you are like me then you cannot wait for Tuesday, April 5, when the Tigers open the season against the Miami Marlins.

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Every member of the Tigers has arrived in Lakeland for spring training except for the new closer Francisco Rodriguez, who is having Visa issues but is expected to be in camp sometime Wednesday.

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Getting down to Lakeland, Fla., to watch the Tigers tune up for the 2016 season is a tough task and the Tigers seem to understand that.

Their Twitter account really does give you feeling that you are right there with all the players and coaches.

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You can listen to the Tigers in action against the Pirates next Tuesday, March 1, at 1 p.m. on 97.1 The Ticket.