The Tigers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-2 in Grapefruit League action Thursday.
Ian Kinsler hit a double with the bases loaded in the third inning and Victor Martinez belted his second home run of the spring with a solo shot in the fourth.
Starting pitcher Daniel Norris surrendered one run in two innings and Shane Green had two scoreless innings in relief.
Detroit hosts the New York Yankees this afternoon at Joker Marchant Stadium.
Justin Verlander is scheduled to make his first start of spring training today. First pitch is 1:05 p.m.
MLB Spring Training Scoreboard:
Tampa Bay Rays 10, Baltimore Orioles 3
Detroit Tigers 8, Atlanta Braves 2
Houston Astros 3, Philadelphia Phillies 2 (ss)
St. Louis Cardinals 4, Miami Marlins 3
Washington Nationals 9, New York Mets 4
Philadelphia Phillies (ss) 13, New York Yankees 4
Toronto Blue Jays 10, Pittsburgh Pirates 8
Boston Red Sox 6, Minnesota Twins 5
Milwaukee Brewers 2, Chicago Cubs 1 (ss)
Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Chicago White Sox 1
Cincinnati Reds 9, Cleveland Indians 1
Milwaukee Brewers (ss) 8, San Francisco Giants 7
Texas Rangers 10, Kansas City Royals 0
Colorado Rockies 6, Arizona Diamondbacks 5
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 8, Oakland Athletics 2
Seattle Mariners 6, San Diego Padres 5
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports