Some relievers relish a defined role in the bullpen. Alex Wilson has thrived without that kind of relative stability.
Ausmus said he suspected veteran catcher Alex Avila bought and distributed the shirts, but he was not sure.
“I’m not overly concerned about his results right now,” Ausmus said. “It’s more about him getting through these innings.”
Angels outfielder Matt Joyce was scratched from the lineup for Monday afternoon’s game against Toronto after arriving late to the ballpark, incorrectly thinking Los Angeles was scheduled for a night game.
Let the chocolate syrup flow.
Cabrera is currently 52nd on the all-time list for career home runs.
“Hopefully I can stick this time and show them that I can play,” Collins said before Tuesday’s game, in which he had a hit and a walk.
Pedro Alvarez hit a majestic home run that wound up landing in a boat docked along the Allegheny River beyond the right-field stands at PNC Park.
After talking at length about the decision to place Martinez on the disabled list, Ausmus provided updates on Rondon and Verlander.
Designated hitter Victor Martinez did not want to go on the disabled list. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus overruled him Monday night.