Category: ‘Short Stops’

Mike Ilitch’s five best moves with the Detroit Tigers
February 13th, 2017 at 2:39 PM
Friday evening, the baseball world was heartbroken to learn about the passing of Detroit Tigers' owner Mike Ilitch. ***VIDEO1*** Over the years, Ilitch worked hard to field a competitive baseball team in Detroit, doing a great job of making bold moves and restoring the roar to a franchise which had stumbled through...

Five Things the Detroit Tigers Must Accomplish at the Winter Meetings
December 6th, 2016 at 3:53 PM
The Detroit Tigers are at the Winter Meetings, and there's been little news on them as other squads have made signings and trades in recent hours. ***VIDEO1*** Before the meetings end, the Tigers have to make a bit of noise, though. Here's five things the team should try to accomplish over the...

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...

Pressure on Al Avila as Detroit Tigers Hint They Will Start to Slash Payroll
October 18th, 2016 at 4:49 PM
The days of free spending seem to be coming to an end for the Detroit Tigers. ***VIDEO1*** Speaking Tuesday about his offseason plan to select members of the media, general manager Al Avila hinted that there would be a change in how the Tigers decide to do business moving forward. Avila admitted the...

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...