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Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus says major league pitchers should have help in gripping baseball

Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus says major league pitchers should have help in gripping baseball

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus can to the defense of suspended Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Will Smith on Friday. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus can to the defense of suspended Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Will Smith on Friday. Smith was suspended eight games by Major League Baseball after he was ejected from Thursday's game against the Atlanta Braves for having a foreign substance on his right forearm. He said it was sunscreen and rosin to help grip the ball better in the cool and windy conditions in Atlanta. "Honestly, I feel like we should have...
Grand Rapids Press May 21, 2015
Detroit Tigers players wear T-shirts poking fun at 'dreamy' Brad Ausmus

Detroit Tigers players wear T-shirts poking fun at 'dreamy' Brad Ausmus

Nearly every Tigers player was gifted a T-shirt on Wednesday with Brad Ausmus face plastered on it, along with the word Dreamy, spelled with an Olde English D. The customized 'Dreamy' T-shirts can be purchased at bigwaterapparel.com.Courtesy of Big Water Apparel  DETROIT -- Alex Avila seems to have plenty of free time on his hands nowadays since being placed on the 15-day disabled list earlier this month. And Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has an idea how the injured catcher has been spending some of it. Nearly every Tigers player was gifted a T-shirt Wednesday with...
Grand Rapids Press May 19, 2015
Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus confident Victor Martinez will 'contribute at some point this year'

Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus confident Victor Martinez will 'contribute at some point this year'

When asked if Brad Ausmus is confident Victor Martinez will be able to contribute at some point this season, the second-year manager didnt hesitate with his response. DETROIT -- Detroit manager Brad Ausmus refused to speculate Tuesday about a timetable for when Victor Martinez will be ready to rejoin the Tigers. It could be two weeks when he's first eligible to return from the 15-day disabled list. It could be after the All-Star break in mid-July. It's too early to say right now, Ausmus said when he met with reporters in his office prior to Tuesday's game. "I...
Grand Rapids Press May 19, 2015
Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus tossed from game after arguing balls and strikes

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus tossed from game after arguing balls and strikes

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was ejected by plate umpire Tripp Gibson in the fifth inning for arguing balls and strikes after Ian Kinsler was caught looking at third strike Tuesday.   DETROIT -- For the second time this season, Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has been tossed from a game. Ausmus was ejected by plate umpire Tripp Gibson in the fifth inning for arguing balls and strikes after Ian Kinsler was caught looking at third strike from Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Jimmy Nelson on Tuesday night. Kinsler protested the call near the batter's box and...
Houston Chronicle May 21, 2015

Brad Ausmus: Astros are a force to be reckoned with

DETROIT — Brad Ausmus and A.J. Hinch didn’t live far from each other in San Diego when both were in the Padres front office from November 2010 until Ausmus left to manage the Tigers before last season. The two former big league catchers turned skippers weren’t close during their contemporaneous playing careers, but have a […]

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