Category: ‘Coaches’

Detroit Tigers Hire Lloyd McClendon as Hitting Coach
October 24th, 2016 at 12:53 PM
The Detroit Tigers dipped back into the Jim Leyland coaching tree to fill a void they had on their staff. ***VIDEO1*** After former hitting coach Wally Joyner departed the team last week, the Tigers announced on Friday that they would be hiring Lloyd McClendon to be their new hitting coach. McClendon comes over...

Grading the 2016 Detroit Tigers: Manager Brad Ausmus
October 13th, 2016 at 7:32 PM
The Detroit Tigers had many shortcomings in 2016, and while Brad Ausmus was far from the biggest problem, he was still a disappointment overall. ***VIDEO1*** In his third season, it was right for fans to expect more from Ausmus, especially as it relates to lineup construction, in-game decision making and bullpen decision-making....

Five Things That Went Wrong for the Detroit Tigers in 2016
October 7th, 2016 at 1:09 PM
Even though the Detroit Tigers stayed in the hunt most of 2016, there were still plenty of low lights which helped the team fall short. ***VIDEO1*** Here's five of the biggest things that went wrong this season which led to plenty of the team's problems. 1. Health wasn't achieved. Again. The Tigers struggled...

Detroit Tigers Officially Bring Back Brad Ausmus for Another Year
October 5th, 2016 at 4:37 PM
The Detroit Tigers didn't wait long to decide the fate of manager Brad Ausmus. ***VIDEO1*** Following a season of challenges in which the Tigers failed to qualify for the playoffs for the second straight season and a few days of rumors, Detroit's plan for 2017 is to stick with Ausmus. The team...

Detroit Tigers Might not Be Able to Afford Keeping Brad Ausmus
October 3rd, 2016 at 2:39 PM
The Detroit Tigers finished out their 2016 season with an ugly thud against the Atlanta Braves. ***VIDEO1*** Detroit lost two of three to put a painful cap on their season, and as a result, didn't get into the postseason. Considering all the things the team battled for the entirety of the season...