Tagged: ‘Brad Ausmus’

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 Land Francisco Rodriguez in Deal with Milwaukee Brewers
November 18th, 2015 at 1:56 PM
The Detroit Tigers made acquiring a closer a top priority this offseason, as evidence by the fact they had discussions about plenty on the open market. ***VIDEO1*** It didn't take long for them to land their man, who ended up being Francisco Rodriguez from the Milwaukee Brewers. Detroit surrendered infielder Javier Betancourt...

Detroit Tigers Continue to Prioritize Analytics with Latest Reported Hire of Jay Sartori
November 10th, 2015 at 11:42 AM
Give Al Avila credit. He's walking the walk after talking the talk. ***VIDEO1*** When Avila took over for Dave Dombrowski in running the show for the Detroit Tigers, there was a feeling that analytics would become a bigger part of what the team does moving forward. Recently, Avila confirmed the need to...

Detroit Tigers’ Manager Brad Ausmus Lands on 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot
November 10th, 2015 at 8:53 AM
The Detroit Tigers haven't had a Hall of Fame player in a while. ***VIDEO1*** Interestingly enough, their manager will try to break that trend in 2016. Monday, Brad Ausmus was named to the 2016 ballot of Hall of Fame players. Along with the likes of Ken Griffey Jr., Jim Edmonds, Mark Grudzielanek,...