Fans get up close with team at Tigerfest

Posted at 6:43 PM, Jan 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-23 21:34:56-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) -- The Detroit Tigers hosted their annual fan festival, TigerFest, Saturday. Fans got autographs, balloon animals, face paint and plenty of team souvenirs.

They also got to hear from players and coaches about everything from the history of the team, to their predictions for this season.

One lucky fan got the chance of a lifetime Saturday afternoon in the Kid's Zone. Audrianna Zito was called in to pinch hit for Nick Castellanos in the lip sync battle. That put Zito on stage with J.D. Martinez. Zito did an enthusiastic rendition of Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off', and Martinez performed Justin Bieber's 'Sorry'.

Though the crowd clearly enjoyed Martinez, Zito was named the winner. She described the experience as 'scary, but also really fun' and when asked to choose between Taylor Swift and the Tigers, Zito said it was too tough to choose one!