Relief Pitcher Bruce Rondon Sent Home For Season Due To 'Effort Level'Closer Bruce Rondon has been sent home from the season due to "effort level," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus told reporters on Tuesday.
Avila: Decisions On Personnel, Including Ausmus, To Come By Season's End"In fact, I reconfirmed with Mr. Ilitch and manager Brad Ausmus this morning that these evaluations are on-going and decisions in any of these areas will be made by the end of the season."
Report: Tigers To Fire Brad Ausmus After SeasonAccording to a report from WDIV, the Tigers are planning on firing manager Brad Ausmus after this season.
Streaky Simon More 'Dr. Jekyll' Than 'Mr. Hyde' In 6-0 Tigers Win“Simon has been kind of a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde here in the last month, and I really like Dr. Jekyll a lot better than Mr. Hyde."
Detroit Tigers See Season Collapsing Down The StretchIt might be too late for the Tigers to even save manager Brad Ausmus' job.
Justin Verlander An Inch Away From History, But Still Vintage Verlander In One-Hitter“This has a special meaning because of the way the fans were treating me and reacting. … It really (gave) me goosebumps coming off the mound in the seventh.”
Shane Greene To Have Surgery Thursday; Out For SeasonAs far as other Tigers pitchers go, Ausmus said there was nothing new to report on either Anibal Sanchez or Daniel Norris, who are both on the disabled list.
Tigers Find Their Offense But Simon Can't Find Strike Zone In 8-7 LossAlfredo Simon fell apart against the Angels, going four and 1/3 innings, allowing nine hits, eight earned runs, four walks and a home run, while striking out only two. Three of those earned runs were scored off Simon’s three wild pitches.
Offensive Issues Continue To Plague Tigers As They Drop Series To Rangers“In baseball you always want to find a reason to explain stuff,” Ausmus said. “Sometimes there’s no reason. It’s just the way it is.”
Randy Wolf Has Solid Start But No Run Support Against RangersWolf settled down after he got rocked then, and the Tigers managed to throw in a three-run homer from Ian Kinsler to make it a more respectable loss of 5-3. The journeyman left-hander finished with seven innings pitched, allowing nine hits and four runs (three earned), with five strikeouts and no walks.
New Tiger Randy Wolf Talks Pitching Arsenal And Living With 'No Regret'“I kind of always wanted to live in a way where when I look back when I’m 50 years old, I don’t want to look back with any regrets. I had to give it one more try and see what I had in the tank.”
Daniel Norris Out A 'Minimum' Of 4 Weeks With Oblique Strain“I definitely felt like I was turning a corner, feeling really good on the mound. And that happens, it’s a little frustrating.”