In a year when a rookie played an instrumental role in bringing the Tigers within a nose of the playoffs, it's natural for Detroit fans to look down the ranks for prospects who might join Michael Fulmer in making a significant impact over the next few seasons.
The Lakeland Flying Tigers have been selected to host the 2017 Florida State League (FSL) All-Star Game on Saturday, June 17 at the newly renovated Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium. Lakeland has previously hosted the game in 1960, 1999 and 2006. More
The Detroit Tigers have named Andrew Graham manager of the Lakeland Flying Tigers for the 2017 season. In his three seasons as manager of the West Michigan Whitecaps, Graham compiled a record of 228-177 (.563), guiding the Whitecaps to three playoff appearance and the league championship in 2015. More
Roy Halladay, Ryan Howard, Joe Mauer and Travis Hafner head the list of 2016 FL State League inductees. The ceremony and dinner will take place Nov 15 in Clearwater. Tickets may be purchased by contacting the FSL league office at (727) 724-6146.
Publix Super Markets is pleased to announce support of the City of Lakeland, the Detroit Tigers and the Lakeland Flying Tigers by sponsoring the naming rights of Tigertown field. The stadium will be renamed Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium. The naming rights will continue through 2036.
Former Flying Tigers Christin Stewart (Erie) and Kade Scivicque (Braves org) have been named to the Florida State League End of Season All-Star Team.
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