The Tigers tied the Braves 6-6 and most of the Tigers offense came from the top of the order. Gary Sheffield belted a two run homer, his first of the spring, while Placido Polanco had two hits, two runs and two RBIs. Magglio Ordonez was a perfect three for three and he drove in a run.
Jeremy Bonderman was roughed up and he lasted just four innings. He gave up four runs (three earned) on six hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Freddy Dolsi was tagged for two runs while Francis Beltran pitched two shutout frames to close out the game.
Tomorrow is the Tigers first night game. It’s a 7:05 start on the road againt the Astros with Nate Robertson getting the start.