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Publix Field At Joker Marchant Stadium Welcomes Detroit Tigers For Spring Training

LAKELAND, FL (March 14, 2022) | Full workouts began today for the Detroit Tigers, and it makes the 86th season for Spring Training at Tiger Town, extending the longest-standing relationship between a Major League team and a current Spring Training host community.  The 2022 Spring Training season will be the club’s 57th consecutive season of playing at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium. 

Director of Parks & Recreation, Bob Donahay said, “We are so excited the 2022 Grapefruit League season will take place and we the complex at Tiger Town is ready for the players and the fans.  There will be an abbreviated schedule this spring with the first game happening Friday, March 18th against the Phillies.”

The Detroit Tigers will play 19 Grapefruit League games this spring season that includes 10 home games. The condensed spring training schedule begins with a March 18th home game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, followed by a trip to Bradenton for a March 19th clash with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Spring training concludes April 6th in Lakeland against the Baltimore Orioles. For more information and for tickets, go to https://www.mlb.com/tigers/tickets/spring-training.

2022 spring training schedule

March 18: Phillies (Lakeland)

March 19: Pirates (Bradenton)

March 20: Yankees (Tampa)

March 21: Blue Jays (Lakeland)

March 22: Phillies (Clearwater)

March 23: Pirates (Lakeland)

March 24: Yankees (Lakeland)

March 25: Blue Jays (Dunedin)

March 26: Phillies (Lakeland)

March 27: Orioles (Sarasota)

March 28: Yankees (Lakeland)

March 30: Phillies (Clearwater)

March 31: Blue Jays (Dunedin)

April 1: Yankees (Lakeland)

April 2: Orioles (Lakeland)

April 3: Phillies (Clearwater)

April 4: Blue Jays (Lakeland)

April 5: Yankees (Tampa)

April 6: Orioles (Lakeland)





Kevin Cook
Director of Communications
City of Lakeland

About Lakeland

The City of Lakeland was incorporated in January 1885 and has grown to become one of the largest inland communities in Florida.  With a current population of over 100,000, Lakeland continues to grow. It has been designated a Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area by the US Census Bureau for over 30 years.  With tourist attractions and gulf beaches only an hour away, Lakeland continues to capitalize on its ideal central Florida location along the I-4 corridor.  The City owns and operates Lakeland Electric, the third-largest publicly owned utility in Florida and it was one of the first to offer power in the Sunshine State over 110 years ago.

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