Report: Ausmus Likely To Return As Tigers Manager in 2017Believe what you may about Brad Ausmus' future, but one writer close with the Tigers front office believes the oft-criticized manager will be back at the helm in 2017.
Jim Leyland "Definitely Thinks" Tigers Will Make Playoffs"When you’re in a situation like this, you have to make sure that you realize that you have to win," said Leyland, who was involved in numerous playoff races over his 22-year career as a big-league manager.
Kirk Gibson: "I Don't Think Ausmus Is The Problem."“Again, I don’t think Brad is the problem,” he said. “The players are the guys that gotta get it done. He’s put them in a good position to do the job.”
Caldwell, Ausmus Comment on Kaepernick ControversyOn Monday, Lions coach Jim Caldwell and Tigers manager Brad Ausmus commented on the matter and reached similar conclusions.
Al Avila Supportive of Ausmus And 'Resilient' Tigers“Brad’s played for 18 years in the big leagues and he’s managed several years now, so Brad would know more than anybody what to do in that situation. So it’s not like I’m up there [in the luxury box] telling him what to do or thinking of what he should be doing. He knows exactly what he needs to be doing,” Avila said.
National Writer: Brad Ausmus Could Be Manager Of The YearThe Tigers' season hasn't exactly gone according to plan.
J.D. Martinez Stages Moment Of The Tigers Season“It was special, it was awesome, the momentum,” he said. “Obviously after he hit that ball, the crowd was…electric."
Terry Foster: Don't Be Surprised If Ausmus Is Back In 2017There is always a chance the team totally tanks and player’s revolt and General Manager Al Avila has no choice.
Justin Verlander And Brad Ausmus: An Uncommon Bond“I’m hoping to make eye contact with him so he knows I’m good,” Verlander explained.
Brad Ausmus Can't Figure Out Who He Wants To Be, Falling Dangerously In The MiddleThe skipper is wavering, and the team is following his lead.
Ausmus Answers Second-Guessing After Tuesday Night LossThe failed move isn’t always the wrong one.
Ausmus Reflects On His Own Draft, His First $1,000 Contract, And How Times Have Changed“Back then,” as Ausmus explained, “I was just playing baseball.”