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Bless You Boys Apr 4, 2014

GIF: Nick Castellanos, Austin Jackson get thrown out on the basepaths

#TOOTBLAN was a popular hashtag on the Tigers' Twittersphere today. The Tigers have apparently gotten their offense and defense into regular season shape, but the baserunning lagged behind today. Nick Castellanos and Austin Jackson were both thrown out on the basepaths (like nincompoops), costing the Tigers a chance at a couple more runs. Castellanos' blunder came when he missed a stop sign from third base coach Dave Clark -- though, to be fair, getting held at third has been a rare sight at Comerica Park in recent years. Meanwhile, Jackson was thrown out trying to stretch a single into a...
KFFL Mar 31, 2014

Tigers | Austin Jackson hitting fifth

Detroit Tigers OF Austin Jackson is hitting fifth in the season opener Monday, March 31.
Rotoworld Mar 30, 2014

Austin Jackson slated to hit fifth for Tigers - Austin Jackson (OF) Detroit Tigers

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus announced his starting lineup for Monday's opener against the Royals, with Austin Jackson occupying the fifth spot in the order.
Detroit News Mar 30, 2014

Ian Kinsler hits leadoff, Austin Jackson fifth in Tigers' Opening Day lineup

From first to fifth, that's where Austin Jackson has gone in the Tigers' batting order. Manager Brad Ausmus made the switch official on Sunday before a workout at Comerica Park when he announced the Tigers' Opening Day lineup.
Bless You Boys Mar 20, 2014

Better know a Tiger: Austin Jackson

Austin Jackson has led off in Detroit for four years. Is he ready for a transition to a new role? Austin Jarriel Jackson was born and raised in north Texas. I trust he avoided this year's harsh Michigan winter, or he may be looking forward to moving to a team in a warmer climate. At Denton's Billy Ryan High School, Austin was a two sport star. Baseball America named him the best 12 year old in the nation, and he repeated as the best 15 year old. Which begs the question, do we really need to rank middle school baseball players nationally? He was also ranked as the tenth best high...

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