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5 Epic Manager Meltdowns In Baseball

In honor of Joe Mikulik’s ridiculous rant here are five of the most epic manager meltdowns in baseball history.

08/19/2014

Macomb County officials unveiled plans for a minor league ballpark in Utica. (Source: Macomb County.)

Utica To Play Ball With New Minor League Stadium

Minor league baseball may be coming to central Macomb County at an independent league stadium in Utica.

CBS Detroit–08/18/2014

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Minor League Ballpark Development Announced In Macomb County

Would you attend a baseball game in Utica?

CBS Detroit–08/18/2014

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 02:  Jim Johnson #45 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Cleveland Indians during the ninth inning at O.co Coliseum on April 2, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Tigers Call Up Reliever Jim Johnson, Demote Mercedes

Brad Ausmus avoided questions about Johnson before the game, but made the announcement of his promotion at the end of his postgame news conference.

97.1 The Ticket–08/16/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 16: David Price #14 of the Detroit Tigers warms up prior to the start of the first innng of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Comerica Park on August 16, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Price Dominates In First Home Appearance, Tigers Beat Mariners, 4-2

Price allowed three hits, struck out seven and walked three in his first game at Comerica Park since he was acquired in a trade with Tampa Bay last month.

97.1 The Ticket–08/16/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 15: Eugenio Suarez #30 of the Detroit Tigers looses the ball while trying to tag Dustin Ackley #13 of the Seattle Mariners stealing second base in the first inning at Comerica Park on August 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers Drop Series Opener, 7-2, To Mariners

Rick Porcello struggled badly in his first appearance since pitching the final three innings of Detroit’s 19-inning loss in Toronto on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–08/15/2014

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Marker Installed To Recognize Negro Leagues Site

A former home of baseball’s Negro Leagues has been recognized with a historical marker.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 11:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during inter-league play at PNC Park on August 11, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Verlander Exits After One Inning, Tigers Drop Out Of First Place With 11-6 Loss To Pirates

The loss, coupled with Kansas City’s 3-2 win over Oakland, dropped the Tigers a half-game behind the now first-place Royals in the AL Central Division.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 13:  Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers heads to the clubhouse after the Tigers defeated the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 during a game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 13, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Tigers Lose In Extras To Blue Jays, 3-2, After Blown Save

Danny Valencia singled off Joba Chamberlain to begin the 10th and Reimold followed with a double to the wall in left-center as Valencia scored without a play.

97.1 The Ticket–08/09/2014

TORONTO, CANADA - AUGUST 8: Nick Castellanos #9 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his two-run home run in the ninth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on August 8, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Castellanos, Suarez Homer As Tigers Rally To Beat Blue Jays, 5-4

The rookies knocked back-to-back jacks off of Toronto closer Casey Janssen after Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez left with an injury in the fifth inning.

97.1 The Ticket–08/08/2014

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