Category: ‘Coaches’

Former Detroit Tigers’ Skipper Jim Leyland to Manage Team USA in World Baseball Classic
April 15th, 2016 at 12:31 PM
Former Detroit Tigers' manager Jim Leyland isn't completely retired just yet. ***VIDEO1*** In addition to actively helping the Tigers' front office, Leyland once again added "manager" to his job title on Friday, when it was announced he would be leading Team USA at the 2017 World Baseball Classic. The news was first...

Jim Harbaugh Will Coach First Base for Detroit Tigers This Week
February 29th, 2016 at 3:10 PM
The Detroit Tigers already know what kind of arm Jim Harbaugh has. Now, they'll reportedly put his coaching instincts to the test. ***VIDEO1*** According to a report from Angelique Chengelis of the Detroit News, during a spring training game this week against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Michigan Wolverines' head coach will coach...

Brad Ausmus Surprised but Enthused with Detroit Tigers’ Offseason Pitching Additions
December 8th, 2015 at 10:58 AM
So far, the Detroit Tigers have done well to beef up their pitching staff, which had been a stated goal heading into the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** As a former catcher, manager Brad Ausmus realizes the importance of that, and appreciates the work of his general manager Al Avila in making it happen quickly...

Lloyd McClendon Hired as Manager for Toledo Mud Hens
November 24th, 2015 at 11:02 AM
Back when Jim Leyland was retiring, one of the options the Detroit Tigers considered was Lloyd McClendon. ***VIDEO1*** Eventually, Detroit settled on Brad Ausmus as their next manager, and McClendon was hired by the Seattle Mariners to run the show. His first year on the job, McClendon won 87 games. Last season,...

Detroit Tigers Hope to Find Good Mix with Diversified RIch Dubee as Pitching Coach
October 29th, 2015 at 3:29 PM
There weren't too many pitching coaches with the diversified background of Rich Dubee, which is why he became particularly attractive to the Detroit Tigers. ***VIDEO1*** Dubee, with his background in Philadelphia and Miami, worked with developing young pitchers as well as managing a veteran staff. That's why the Tigers tabbed him as...