Found February 24, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
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Lakeland, Fla. -- Tigers manager Jim Leyland had a spring in his step Friday morning during the first full-squad workout in Lakeland. After speaking with his outfielders and infielders separately, Leyland put his players right to work. Miguel Cabrera spent his non-batting practice time at third base and Brandon Inge spent his at second base. For Leyland, it was just what he wanted for the first day with everyone in camp. As he promised, Leyland had his pitchers throw batting practice to live hitters the first day. "I thought it went really well," Leyland said. "We had a couple little burps where a couple younger guys got confused on what field (to go to). But they got there. Other than that, it was absolutely perfect so I was tickled with it. "Pitchers did a good job being around the plate, the hitters, it's tough coming in the first day having to see those guys. They all handled it well. I thought overall it was very, very good." While Leyland w...
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