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Brad Ausmus Rumors & News
- Bats: R
- Throws: R
- Height: 5-11
- Weight: 190
- Age 41
- Seasons: 17
- Salary: 850,000
- Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut
Bless You Boys Nov 23, 2015
Getting sabermetrics off the spreadsheets and onto the field for the Tigers may not be easy as you think, but the 2013 Pirates showed how it could be done. When the Detroit Tigers first hired Brad Ausmus, many fans thought, "he's young and highly educated, I'll bet he's into sabermetrics!" That lasted about a month before Ausmus went on the radio in January of 2014 and said, "people got the thought that, because of my age and my background, I'm a sabermetrician...I'm really not." His in-game strategical decisions over the past two seasons have more than proved that he wasn't joking. But...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 20, 2015
The Tigers drafted Maybin 10th overall in the 2005 draft. The Detroit Tigers drafted outfielder Cameron Maybin in the first round in 2005. Now, he's back with the team. The Tigers obtained Maybin on Friday from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for left-handed pitchers Ian Krol and Gabe Speier. "Cameron Maybin is a good outfielder with plenty of experience in center field," Tigers general manager Al Avila said in a release announcing the trade. "He is coming off a solid offensive season in 2015 and brings speed and athleticism to our club. Brad Ausmus and the...
Despite finishing the season with the New York Mets, ex-Tiger Yoenis Cespedes was crowned the American Leagues best defensive left fielder Tuesday night. DETROIT -- For the first time since 2009, the Detroit Tigers have a Gold Glove winner. But he's no longer a Tiger. Despite finishing the season with the New York Mets, ex-Tiger Yoenis Cespedes was crowned the American League's best defensive left fielder Tuesday night. It marked the first career Gold Glove Award for Cespedes, who became the first Tigers outfielder to capture the award since Gary Pettis in...
BOCA RATON, Fla. — Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred remains hopeful a big league team will play an exhibition game in Cuba during spring training. President Barack Obama announced in December his intention to restore diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba, and embassies were re-established in July. There are a variety of issues involved there, not all... BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred remains hopeful a big league team will play an exhibition game in Cuba during spring training. President Barack Obama announced in...
The Detroit Tigers are expected to add two starting pitchers through free agency or trades. Here is a list compiled by MLive.coms James Schmehl of the top 10 starters who are available as free agents this winter.
In an effort to expand their analytics department, the Detroit Tigers will reportedly hire Jay Sartori as senior director of baseball operations and analytics. In an effort to improve their analytics department, the Detroit Tigers will reportedly hire Jay Sartori as senior director of baseball operations and analytics. The move was first reported by FOX Sports' Jon Paul Morosi on Monday. A former Blue Jays assistant general manager, Sartori was in attendance during the first day of baseball's GM meetings in Boca Raton, Fla., according to MLB.com. Sartori most...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 9, 2015
Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is among 15 newcomers on this years Hall of Fame ballot. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is among 15 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot. Ken Griffey Jr. and Trevor Hoffman headline the list of first-year players on the 32-man ballot announced Monday. David Eckstein, Troy Glaus, Mike Hampton, Mike Lowell and Billy Wagner also are among the players eligible for the first time. A career .251 hitter in 18 major-league seasons, Ausmus is considered a long shot to receive at least five percent of the vote, which is needed...