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Friday in Detroit: Happy Opening Day!

Ashanti Seabron
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(DETROIT, Mich.) Hello and welcome to this Friday's edition of the Detroit Daily Round-Up. The best day of the week is finally here — I hope everyone has a great weekend and gets a chance to enjoy the return of Tigers baseball!

Today is Friday, April 8, let's check out Detroit's biggest stories of the day.

Opening Day lineup for the Detroit Tigers
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The Detroit Tigers will take on the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park at 1:10 p.m. on Friday.

Below is the team's batting order for the game.

1. Robbie Grossman, RF

2. Austin Meadows, LF

3. Javy Baez, SS

4. Jeimer Candelario, 3B

5. Miguel Cabrera, DH

6. Jonathan Schoop, 2B

7. Akil Baddoo, CF

8. Spencer Torkelson, 1B

9. Tucker Barnhart, C

SP: Eduardo Rodriguez

Delaware North, Detroit Tigers hiring for multiple positions at Comerica Park
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The Detroit Tigers and their concession partner, Delaware North, are looking to add workers for flexible work at Comerica Park this season.

The Tigers and Delaware North will be hiring throughout the 2022 MLB campaign, and interested individuals can apply for positions here.

Royal Oak Taco Fest to debut this 4th of July weekend
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The newly created Royal Oak Taco Fest will take place during this year's Fourth of July weekend.

According to festival organizers, tacos, tequila, music, mariachis and more will be offered by more than 35 taquerias, taco trucks and other eateries.

For more information about the ROTF, visit or call 248-541-7550.

National anthem at Tigers Opening Day to be performed by Jack White
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Detroit-native and 12-time Grammy winner Jack White will perform the National Anthem at Comerica Park on Friday to kick off Detroit Tigers baseball for the 2022 MLB season.

White, 46, alongside his band, will play an instrumental version of the National Anthem. 

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Your go-to news source for everything happening in Detroit. Ashanti Lee Seabron is a lifelong Michigander who's worked as a writer since 2013. He's committed to detailed and pertinent news for Metro Detroit.

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