Tagged: ‘Brad Ausmus’

Justin Verlander’s velocity is in summer form in 1st start
February 26th, 2017 at 7:51 AM
***PHOTO1*** LAKELAND, Fla. -- Justin Verlander's fastball averaged 94 mph in 2016.  On Saturday, his first start of the Grapefruit League seasons, he reared back and reached up to 95 mph. "I don't want to throw a parade, but it was certainly the best first outing I've seen out of Justin since...

Detroit Tigers: Just Getting Warmed Up & Looking Good
February 25th, 2017 at 8:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Detroit Tigers have played a trio of spring training games, one against Southern Florida College and two against actual MLB teams. The Detroit Tigers had a snoozer of a game on Friday afternoon against the Baltimore Orioles, But on Saturday, it didn't take long for the bats to get going...

Tigers see no ill intent in rookie’s pitch that hit Miguel Cabrera after 3 home runs
February 25th, 2017 at 5:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** LAKELAND, Fla. -- The Detroit Tigers could afford to be in a forgiving mood after Saturday's 11-4 win over the Houston Astros. Miguel Cabrera didn't have any bruising after getting plunked on the left forearm in the third inning by Astros pitcher Edison Frias. Cabrera told manager Brad Ausmus immediately that...

Tigers say Chris Ilitch’s talk to team was well-received
February 25th, 2017 at 7:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** LAKELAND, Fla. -- Detroit Tigers owner Chris Ilitch's visit with the team was well received by players, manager Brad Ausmus said. Ilitch spoke to players before Friday's Grapefruit League opener at Joker Marchant Stadium. Ausmus said he also visited with the team's new owner for about 15 minutes Friday. The team...

Tyler Collins strains lat muscle, will be limited defensively
February 24th, 2017 at 9:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** LAKELAND, Fla. -- Detroit Tigers center fielder Tyler Collins won't be able to throw for 10-14 days after suffering a strained left lat muscle. Collins said he would still be able to hit and run. Collins is one of at least three players competing to be the Tigers' regular center...