TV, time info for spring training opener

Detroit Tigers baseball is back, for the most part, at least.

The games don’t count, but MLB spring training is underway following a nearly three-month lockout. After a slew of teams played Thursday, the Tigers open their exhibition season vs. the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.

Wondering how to watch the Tigers’ first preseason game? You’ve come to the right place: The matchup will be broadcast by Bally Sports Detroit.

Key free agent signing Eduardo Rodriguez will take the bump for Detroit, who also added Gold Glovers Javier Baez and Tucker Barnhart and reliever Andrew Chafin.

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