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Spring Training Game Notes: Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers

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Erasmo Ramirez takes the mound as we'll have the first Rays televised game of they year today

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Rays vs Tigers

Today, the Rays will take on the Detroit Tigers at 1:05 in Lakeland with Erasmo Ramirez getting the start for Tampa Bay, meanwhile Shane Greene will start for Detroit. Thus far this spring, the Rays are 3-3, while the Tigers are 4-4.

Also, today's game will be the Rays first televised game of the year as Fox Sports Detroit will air the game.

Here are today's starting line-ups as well as expected notable players;

The Pitchers, courtesy of the Tampa Bay Times

Rays — Erasmo Ramirez, Matt Andriese, Jake Faria, Jaime Schultz, Jhan Marinez

For the Tigers, we'll see Daniel Norris as well.

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Trivia Time!

The answer to yesterday's question was Tony Saunders

Today's player;

wOBA AVG OBP SLG HR K% BB% wRC+ WAR
.321 .289 .326 .416 11 18.7% 4.4% 94 1.8

*bonus if you can name the year as well

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There are 26 days until Opening Day!

That's the same number of strikeouts recorded by J.P. Howell during the 2011 season.

Zero of those came in this particular outing, however, he did record his first save of the year.

Go Rays!