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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...

Report: Detroit Tigers Set to Hire Rich Dubee as New Pitching Coach
October 29th, 2015 at 9:57 AM
As of the start of this week, rumors were swirling that the Detroit Tigers would soon make a decision on their new pitching coach. ***VIDEO1*** Early Thursday, that was proven true. MLB.com's Jason Beck reports via sources that the Tigers are set to hire former Philadelphia Phillies' pitching coach Rich Dubee to...

Expect Detroit Tigers’ Coaching Staff to Come Back Intact for 2016 Season
October 24th, 2015 at 8:59 AM
Soon, the Detroit Tigers will add a new pitching coach. That might be the only offseason addition that is made to the staff, however. ***VIDEO1*** Brad Ausmus' group isn't expected to see much change entering into 2016, writes James Schmehl of MLive.com. Schmehl notes that the Tigers aren't expected to lose first...