The Detroit Tigers kept their clubhouse closed longer than usual Tuesday before the opener of a two-game interleague series with the Los Angeles Dodgers to deal internally with the sexual assault complaint against reliever Evan Reed.
Brad Ausmus got a taste of what life is like leading a team in his first week as a Major League Baseball manager.
Baseball’s replay system hit a snag in the Motor City.
New Tigers manager Brad Ausmus explained the changes before the game Wednesday.
Just as veteran outfielder Torii Hunter feared back in August, instant replay may mean no more manager arguments, at least for Brad Ausmus.
The Detroit Tigers home opener is Monday against the Kansas City Royals and fans are excited for this season.
Brad Ausmus had the piece of paper with the Opening Day lineup ready to go Sunday. “I know you’ve been waiting,” he said with a grin.
Jose Iglesias is the latest injury, out indefinitely now with fractures in both legs.
The Detroit Tigers are very much Brad Ausmus’ team now.
Austin Jackson has already bounced around the batting order a bit at spring training, hitting fifth, sixth and even fourth for the Detroit Tigers.