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Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago
Tigers drop to 30 games under .500 after losing another to surging Twins

Tigers drop to 30 games under .500 after losing another to surging Twins

Nicholas Castellanos and Ian Kinsler homered for Detroit, but the Tigers dropped to 4-18 in September. DETROIT (AP) -- Max Kepler and Brian Dozier homered, Byron Buxton had three hits and the playoff-chasing Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 on Friday night. Buxton's two-run double in the fourth put the Twins ahead to stay against a Detroit team that announced before the game that manager Brad Ausmus will not be back in 2018. Minnesota came into the night leading the race for the American League's second wild card by 2 1/2 games over Texas and the Los...
Twinkie Town 6 hours ago

Twins 7, Tigers 3: Buxton and Kepler lead Twins past Tigers

Gibson pitches well as Buxton and Kepler lead Twins past Tigers 7-3 The kitties pounced first with Nick Castellanos belting a solo HR in the 2nd, and for a moment it looked like Kyle Gibson had reverted once again to his old bad ways. But thankfully Max Kepler...
Larry Brown Sports 15 hours ago
Jeff Luhnow concluded Justin Verlander trade at in-laws’ dinner party

Jeff Luhnow concluded Justin Verlander trade at in-laws’ dinner party

Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow had to get extremely creatively to close the deal for ace pitcher Justin Verlander. Luhnow was displaced by Hurricane Harvey at the time of the August 31 non-waiver trade deadline, and was forced to stay at his in-laws’ house in Los Angeles. That meant he had to negotiate the...Read More
Washington Times 6 hours ago

Verlander, Gurriel lift Astros over Angels 3-0

HOUSTON (AP) - Justin Verlander pitched one-hit ball over seven innings to remain perfect with Houston and Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer to propel the Astros to a 3-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Verlander (14-8) walked two and struck out six to improve to ...
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball 5 hours ago

Verlander, Gurriel lift Astros over Angels 3-0 (Sep 22, 2017)

HOUSTON (AP) Justin Verlander pitched one-hit ball over seven innings to remain perfect with Houston and Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer to propel the Astros to a 3-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Grand Rapids Press 9 hours ago
Tigers promise 'extensive' search for new manager to replace Brad Ausmus

Tigers promise 'extensive' search for new manager to replace Brad Ausmus

Well have a good list of names that well whittle down little by little. So it will be a extensive search and it will take some time, said general manager Al Avila. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers' search for a new manager to replace Brad Aumsus won't be a quick one, general manager Al Avila said Friday. Avila promised a broad search that would include deep vetting of a long list of candidates. "We're going to do a lot of thorough background work and we'll have a good list of names that we'll whittle down little by little. So it will be a extensive search and it...
All Things Rockies | Denver Post 8 hours ago

Brad Ausmus out as manager of Detroit Tigers after season

The rebuilding Detroit Tigers will start fresh next season with a new manager.

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Grand Rapids Press 8 hours ago
Brad Ausmus proud to have been a Tiger: 'I walk away with that pride intact'

Brad Ausmus proud to have been a Tiger: 'I walk away with that pride intact'

Its the end of me being in the dugout here, but it also could be a new beginning for me, Ausmus said Friday after the team announced that it would not renew his contract for 2018. DETROIT -- Next spring when the Detroit Tigers are preparing the 2018 season, Brad Ausmus might be at his home in San Diego, Calif. After surfing in the morning, he could head over to watch his daughter's game in the afternoon. "It's the end of me being in the dugout here, but it also could be a new beginning for me," Ausmus said Friday after the team announced that it would not renew...
Grand Rapids Press 9 hours ago

Highs and lows of Brad Ausmus in four years as Detroit Tigers manager

His four seasons at the helm have made for a bumpy ride.
Grand Rapids Press 11 hours ago
Brad Ausmus says time is right for change: 'This team needs a new voice'

Brad Ausmus says time is right for change: 'This team needs a new voice'

I told (Avila) even if he had walked in and offered me a contract, I probably wasnt going to come back, Ausmus said Friday. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila walked into Brad Ausmus' office this week prepared for a difficult task. But Ausmus ensured that while the conversation may have been emotional, the parting was amicable. "I told him even if he had walked in and offered me a contract, I probably wasn't going to come back," Ausmus said Friday. "I think this team and this organization is starting over and needs a new voice. Sometimes you've...
Washington Times 12 hours ago

Ausmus out as manager of Detroit Tigers after season

DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Tigers announced Friday that they will not bring back manager Brad Ausmus next year after four seasons that included a division title amid declining fortunes as the franchise battles age, injuries and the departure of some key stars. General manager Al Avila announced the move ...
Grand Rapids Press 12 hours ago
Brad Ausmus out as Detroit Tigers manager at end of season

Brad Ausmus out as Detroit Tigers manager at end of season

The former Tigers catcher has a 312-325 record going into tonights game. DETROIT -- Brad Ausmus will not manage the Detroit Tigers next year. General Manager Al Avila announced Friday that the team told Ausmus on Thursday that his contract would not be extended. Ausmus, in his fourth year at the helm, will coach through the end of the season. The former Tigers catcher took a 250-234 overall record into 2017, but this season has been a major disappointment. The Tigers brought a 62-91 record -- second-worst in the American League -- into Friday night's game...
Grand Rapids Press 19 hours ago
Tigers' Jordan Zimmermann aims to enter offseason healthy after shaky 2017

Tigers' Jordan Zimmermann aims to enter offseason healthy after shaky 2017

Its the best stuff Ive had in probably two years and the best Ive felt in a long time, he said. DETROIT -- Jordan Zimmermann summed up his first start in three weeks this way: "I didn't look good as I felt." That's OK, though, since the Detroit Tigers have long since moved beyond aesthetics in favor of practical concerns.  So the fact that Zimmermann lasted only four innings in the Tigers' 12-1 loss to the Twins on Thursday wasn't terribly important.  More pressing was how he felt after receiving an injection to treat a nerve block in his neck. "I was just...
Grand Rapids Press Sep 21, 2017
Daniel Norris moving back into Tigers rotation, will start Friday

Daniel Norris moving back into Tigers rotation, will start Friday

Barring any further changes, the Tigers rotation is now set for the rest of the year. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers left-hander Daniel Norris will make his first big-league start since July 5 on Friday night against the Minnesota Twins. Manager Brad Ausmus made the announcement after Thursday's game. Norris has been in the bullpen since returning from a dismal rehab assignment at Triple-A Toledo in which he walked 12 batters in 8 1/3 innings over his last three starts.  Jordan Zimmermann returned to the rotation Thursday for the first time since getting an...
Grand Rapids Press Sep 21, 2017
Playoff-hungry Twins open series with 12-1 rout of Tigers

Playoff-hungry Twins open series with 12-1 rout of Tigers

The Tigers have given up 10 or more runs an MLB-high 23 times in 2017, including seven times in September. DETROIT -- The Minnesota Twins are trying to sew up an American League wild card spot and the schedule-maker couldn't have been any kinder. The Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 12-1 on Thursday night, the first of seven games between the two teams in the final week-and-a-half of the 2017 season. The Tigers (62-91) are now only a half-game ahead of the AL-worst Chicago White Sox and are 4-17 in September. The Twins (79-74) increased their lead over the Los...
Grand Rapids Press Sep 21, 2017
Tigers vs. Twins: Live stats, scoring, chat

Tigers vs. Twins: Live stats, scoring, chat

The Twins currently have a 1 1/2 game lead over the Los Angeles Angels for the second American League wild card. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers open up their final homestand of the season with a four-game series against the Minnesota Twins, a team still fighting for a playoff spot. The Twins currently have a 1 1/2 game lead over the Los Angeles Angels for the second American League wild card. Twins lefty Adalberto Mejia (4-6, 4.62 ERA) will face Tigers right-hander Jordan Zimmermann (8-12, 6.18), who is making his first start since Sept. 2. Follow the live stats...
Grand Rapids Press Sep 21, 2017
Tigers, Twins lineups: Miguel Cabrera at 1st base, JaCoby Jones in CF

Tigers, Twins lineups: Miguel Cabrera at 1st base, JaCoby Jones in CF

Left-hander Adalberto Mejia is on the mound for the Minnesota Twins. DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera will be back at first base for the Detroit Tigers after serving as designated hitter for each of the last three games. John Hicks will serve as the DH and JaCoby Jones will play center field with left-hander Adalberto Mejia on the mound for the Minnesota Twins.  Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Jeimer Candelario, 3B3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B4. Nicholas Castellanos, RF5. Mikie Mahtook, LF6. James McCann, C7. John Hicks, DH8. JaCoby Jones, CF9. Jose Iglesias, SS Bench: C...
Grand Rapids Press Sep 21, 2017

These GIFs make the Detroit Tigers' disastrous 2017 season almost worth it

Sometimes the best way to handle a frustrating or disappointing result is to laugh at yourself.
Grand Rapids Press Sep 21, 2017
Anibal Sanchez, leaving Detroit on high note, hopes for career revival in 2018

Anibal Sanchez, leaving Detroit on high note, hopes for career revival in 2018

In 2017, Sanchez has struck out batters in 21.3 percent of plate appearances, his best K rate since 2013, when he finished in third place in the Cy Young balloting. DETROIT -- As Detroit Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez walked off the mound on Wednesday afternoon after another strong outing, he admitted that the thought crossed his mind that he was pitching at Comerica Park for the final time. "I would love to (be back), but I don't control that," Sanchez said. If he's back, it will probably be wearing a different jersey. After three years of struggles, that...

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