Before moving to Detroit in May 2013, Ashley covered Kansas State football and men’s basketball for three years as a correspondent for the Associated Press. Before working for the AP, she wrote for the Kansas State Collegian, where she also spent time as a copy editor and sports editor. Overall, she compiled hundreds of sports stories on her way to graduating. She minored in Spanish and economics along with majoring in journalism, but writing has always been her passion.
At age 13, she emailed her dad a recap of a Kansas City Chiefs game, and he responded that she should think about becoming a sports writer. Almost a decade later, she is living the dream, and she could not be more thrilled to be doing so in a great sports town like Detroit.
“I like our ball club,” Dombrowski said, “and if we can get there, I like our chances.”
Nathan said the work he has done so far this offseason has gone well, from building confidence in his new arm angle to refining pitches.
“I can’t say this is the case for every guy in the National Football League, but I think the line is whatever you can get away with.”
“I think the game is doing well,” Verlander said, “and you see that reflected in player salaries and also what the owners are taking in.”
Price names Martinez, not Cabrera, as the most difficult batter he has had to face.
“We’re going to miss those guys and those personalities,” Ausmus said, “but I’m not worried about there being a problem in the clubhouse.”
“I feel better than I have in three or four years,” Verlander said. “I’m genuinely excited.”
Price would consider a contract extension with Detroit, but free agency does hold a strong appeal – and not just because of the money.
“It’s just something I’m going to decide over time, hopefully the next few months,” Raiola said. “Nobody reached out to me.”
In his introductory press conference, Scherzer acknowledged even he was staggered by the amount of the deal.