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Detroit News Aug 28, 2014

Kyle Ryan will start for Tigers Saturday; Kyle Lobstein sent back to Toledo

The mystery surrounding who starts in the second game of the doubleheader in Chicago Saturday has been solved. Manager Brad Ausmus announced after the game Thursday that Kyle Ryan will be recalled from Toledo.
Detroit Free Press Aug 28, 2014

Tigers notes: Ausmus mum on who will start day game Saturday

Detroit Tigers brass met for a while Thursday morning to discuss, among other things, who would pitch the first game of Saturday's double-header against the Chicago White Sox. When asked if he and GM Dave Dombrowski and the staff had made the decision yet, manager Brad Ausmus said, 'pretty much.' He just wasn't ready to go public.
Detroit News Aug 28, 2014

Tigers tight-lipped about meeting after deal for Chad Qualls falls through

The 48-hour window expired Wednesday — and when it was mentioned in semi-jest to Ausmus at his Thursday morning media session that Qualls isn't here, he didn't say whether a deal got close to being made.
Bless You Boys Aug 28, 2014

Yankees 8, Tigers 4: David Price gives up eight runs in second-shortest start of career

David Price allows eight runs in the third inning without retiring a batter. He took the loss in what was a tie for the most runs he's given up in his major league career. DETROIT — Every pitcher has an off-night, but for David Price, it was about as bad as they come. The left-hander gave up every run the Yankees would get in one inning, and despite papercut runs scored by the Tigers and a solid performance by the Tigers bullpen, the Tigers lost 8-4 and now sit 2 1/2 games behind the Royals in the AL Central. "It was just an off-night," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. "He left some...
Bless You Boys Aug 27, 2014

Anibal Sanchez visits Dr. James Andrews, confirms pectioral injury diagnosis

A rehab plan is in place and surgery has not been discussed, but Brad Ausmus would not reveal the timetable for Sanchez's return to the rotation. After suffering a painful setback in his recovery from a chest injury, Anibal Sanchez received a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews today. The go-to orthopedist for baseball injuries performed an ultrasound, confirming the original diagnosis of a strained right pectoral muscle. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus added surgery has not been discussed, but Sanchez will remained sidelined for some time. It's hoped Sanchez will return before the...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 27, 2014
Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus on Anibal Sanchez: 'We still think there's a shot he can come back'

Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus on Anibal Sanchez: 'We still think there's a shot he can come back'

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus confirmed Tuesday that the team has not ruled Sanchez out for the season and downplayed reports that surfaced earlier in the day. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers aren't counting out Anibal Sanchez just yet. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus confirmed Tuesday that the team has not ruled Sanchez out for the season and downplayed reports that surfaced earlier in the day, which questioned whether Sanchez's season could be in jeopardy. "By no means has he been written off," Ausmus said after the Tigers' 5-2 win Tuesday. "This is not something that,...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 26, 2014
Detroit Tigers' Anibal Sanchez suffers setback, status now in question for remainder of season

Detroit Tigers' Anibal Sanchez suffers setback, status now in question for remainder of season

Anibal Sanchezs status for the remainder of the season appears to be in question after the 30-year-old suffered a setback during his throwing session Monday. DETROIT -- Anibal Sanchez is eligible to return from the disabled list today. But he won't. In fact, it could be a while before he rejoins the Detroit Tigers. Sanchez's status for the remainder of the season appears to be in question after the 30-year-old suffered a setback during his throwing session earlier this week. "It has obviously kind of set his schedule back," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus told a group...
Bless You Boys Aug 26, 2014
Anibal Sanchez likely out for rest of 2014 season

Anibal Sanchez likely out for rest of 2014 season

Sanchez suffered a setback while throwing on Monday. Well, this is awful. Anibal Sanchez suffered a setback while throwing a bullpen session on Monday and "may not be able to return" in 2014 according to MLive's James Schmehl. Sanchez emerged from a meeting with manager Brad Ausmus, GM Dave Dombrowski, and head athletic trainer Kevin Rand moments ago and waived off reporters. While no official word has yet been given, it looks like Sanchez will be out for the rest of the season. This is surprising news given the glowing reports Sanchez received over the weekend. The Tigers had not yet ruled...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 24, 2014
Brad Ausmus: Joakim Soria has 'trended upward' while working way back from oblique injury

Brad Ausmus: Joakim Soria has 'trended upward' while working way back from oblique injury

Soria has allowed five earned runs on 10 hits in five innings of work since joining the Tigers. He had a 2.70 ERA and a 0.870 WHIP in 36 games with the Rangers. MINNEAPOLIS -- Joakim Soria is on the mend. But when the right-handed relief pitcher will return to play for the Detroit Tigers remains unclear. Soria threw Saturday and was slated to throw again Sunday, according to Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, who is encouraged by the progress Soria is making. "He felt a lot better yesterday than he had felt previously in Tampa when he threw," Ausmus said Sunday...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 24, 2014
Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus hopes rest helps Miguel Cabrera after right ankle injury flares up

Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus hopes rest helps Miguel Cabrera after right ankle injury flares up

Ausmus was asked whether the ankle issue could explain the lack of power Cabrera has displayed recently. Ausmus said he didnt know but that he couldnt rule it out. MINNEAPOLIS -- Brad Ausmus delayed posting his lineup for about two hours Sunday morning. In the end, the one he posted didn't have Miguel Cabrera on it. Cabrera aggravated a nagging right ankle issue Saturday night while trying to beat out a double play in the fifth inning of an 8-6 win over the Minnesota Twins. Don Kelly will start at first base in his place. The lineup was posted after the...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 23, 2014
Detroit Tigers notebook: Anibal Sanchez feels good after throwing for first time since going on DL

Detroit Tigers notebook: Anibal Sanchez feels good after throwing for first time since going on DL

Both Sanchez and Joakim Soria, who is also on the disabled list, are scheduled to throw today at Target Field. MINNEAPOLIS -- Anibal Sanchez felt good Friday afternoon after throwing for the first time since hitting the disabled list Aug. 10 due to a right pectoral strain. Sanchez reported no discomfort after throwing on flat ground Friday at Target Field.  "He felt good," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Friday afternoon. "He tossed today and really didn't feel anything at all." Sanchez was scheduled to throw again at some point today to further test the...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 23, 2014
Brad Ausmus considered using Bryan Holaday at second base, as pitcher in lopsided Tigers loss

Brad Ausmus considered using Bryan Holaday at second base, as pitcher in lopsided Tigers loss

Ausmus ruled out Don Kelly as a pitcher due to a shoulder issue stemming from an incident in April in San Diego. Detroit Tigers shortstop Andrew Romine pitches Friday night in the bottom of the eighth inning of a 20-6 loss to the Minnesota Twins. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus also considered using outfielder Don Kelly and catcher Bryan Holaday on the mound.AP Photo  MINNEAPOLIS -- It was a strange scene Friday night at Target Field when Detroit Tigers infielder Andrew Romine pitched the bottom of the eighth inning. It nearly became much stranger. Tigers manager...
Detroit Free Press Aug 23, 2014

Minn. 20, Detroit 6: Tigers blown out by Twins in 'embarrassing' effort

The Tigers fell a season-high 2 ½ games behind Kansas City, and it couldn't have been much uglier. 'Embarrassing,' manager Brad Ausmus said.
Detroit Free Press Aug 22, 2014

Tigers' Ausmus says pitch counts often flawed

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said before Thursday's game he appreciated how much left-hander David Price wants to stay in a game.
Detroit Free Press Aug 21, 2014

Tigers notes: Predicting September callups, more on Verlander

'The focus is unparalleled,' Ausmus said of Martinez. 'His work ethic, the passion which he goes about the art of hitting, I didn't know anything about. I haven't seen another player that can match him.'

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