Former Gator All-American Alex Faedo to Make Professional Debut April 6

Led Gators in 2017 to First College World Series Title

Alex Faedo. Detroit Tigers. Tigertown. Lakeland, Fla. Feb. 26, 2018. (Photo by Tom Hagerty.) (Tom Hagerty)

By Lakeland Flying Tigers | April 3, 2018 4:02 PM ET

Former Gator All-American Alex Faedo is scheduled to make his professional debut for the Flying Tigers on Friday, April 6. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and gates to Publix Field will open at 5:30 p.m.

Former Gator All-American Alex Faedo is scheduled to make his professional debut for the Flying Tigers on Friday, April 6. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and gates to Publix Field will open at 5:30 p.m.

 

Faedo is currently rated the third-best prospect in the Detroit Tigers organization by MLB.com. He was selected by the Tigers in the first round (18th overall) of the June 2017 draft from the University of Florida. Faedo helped Florida to its first national title in 2017, earning College World Series Most Outstanding Pitcher honors.

 

Night Moves, the ultimate Bob Seger tribute band, will perform following the game.

 

 Tickets for Friday's game range from $6.00 - $9.00 in advance and may be ordered in person at the Baycare box office, by calling (863) 413-4140 or by clicking here.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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