Photos of the Week: April 6-12

Tebow takes the field and players bundle up as the season begins

Bowling Green catcher Jonah Heim tags out a Lansing runner trying to score on April 10. (Steve Roberts/Bowling Green Hot Rods)

By MiLB.com | April 12, 2017 10:12 AM ET

Take a look back at the past week in the Minors with some of the best photos from MiLB.com's photographers. Want more? Follow @MiLB on Instagram


Colorado Springs Sky Sox shortstop Yadiel Rivera reaches for a line drive against the Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers on April 8. (Bobby Stevens/MiLB.com)

Columbia outfielder Tim Tebow smiles on Opening Day. The former NFL quarterback homered in his first at-bat. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Former Major League All-Star outfielder David Justice tips his cap before throwing a ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day at The Diamond in Richmond, Virginia. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

Frederick Keys DH Yermin Mercedes tries to avoid getting hit by a ball on April 7. (Patrick Cavey/MiLB.com)

Colorado Springs pitcher Josh Hader, the Brewers ' No. 3 prospect, attempts to stay warm in the dugout against Omaha on April 6. (Bobby Stevens/MiLB.com)

Sky Sox center fielder Brett Phillips eyes a fly ball on April 9 against the Storm Chasers. (Bobby Stevens/MiLB.com)

Fireworks glow in the sky over AT&T Field in Chattanooga on April 7 during opening weekend festivities. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

Springfield's Jacob Wilson tries to avoid a tag from Frisco catcher Jose Trevino on April 7. (Joshua Tjiong/MiLB.com)

Tigers prospect Ben Verlander takes a selfie in the dugout before Lakeland's season opener against the Tampa Yankees on April 8. (Tom Hagerty/MiLB.com)

Smoke from a nearby grill surrounds fans in the concourse of Joker Marchant Stadium on April 8 in Lakeland, Florida. (Tom Hagerty/MiLB.com)

Asheville Tourists center fielder Manuel Melendez meets his shadow after catching a ball at the wall against Hagerstown on April 8. (Patrick Cavey/MiLB.com)

The Tampa Yankees bullpen takes in a game at Lakeland on April 8. (Tom Hagerty/MiLB.com)

Hot Rods third baseman Michael Brosseau (10) and shortstop Lucius Fox tag a Lansing runner at second on April 10. (Steve Roberts/Bowling Green Hot Rods)

Akron second baseman Jason Kipnis tags out Trenton's Zack Zehner on April 10. The Indians infielder was on a rehab assignment with the Double-A RubberDucks, who wore throwback jerseys of the organization's longtime name, the Akron Aeros. (David Monseur/Akron RubberDucks)

Bowie second baseman Sean Coyle helps a young fan during an in-game promotion on April 6. (David Monseur/Akron RubberDucks)

Rochester's Bengie Gonzalez tags out Syracuse's Brian Goodwin during a rundown on April 9. (Rick Nelson/MiLB.com)

Syracuse basketball coach and Hall of Famer Jim Boeheim and his wife, Julie, attend "Jim Boeheim Value Day" on April 9 in Syracuse. The promotion, thrown by the Syracuse Chiefs, was in response to one created by the Class A Grasshoppers that took aim at the longtime coach and his comments about Greensboro. (Rick Nelson/MiLB.com)

Tommy Field of Rochester beats the tag of Syracuse catcher Pedro Severino on April 8. (Rick Nelson/MiLB.com)

Syracuse players line up for the national anthem before the Chiefs' season opener on April 8. (Rick Nelson/MiLB.com)

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