The 35-year-old Martinez is hitting .323 with 20 home runs this season. The 26-year-old Martinez is hitting .317 with nine home runs.
In Hunter’s place, yet again, is the hot-hitting J.D. Martinez.
First a slip of the tongue — now a t-shirt.
There is a lot more to prove before people will start to believe again; but you have to start somewhere.
Joe Nathan cautions that he is not out of the woods yet, even after striking out the side in the ninth inning of a one-run game Thursday.
ESPN’s Keith Law Comes Down Hard On Ausmus, Calls His Remark ‘Nauseating,’ Apology ‘Doesn’t Unsay It’
He wrote that Ausmus’ remark showed a lack of empathy and that he does not know “what kind of psychopath you have to be to even think about joking about beating your wife.”
Ausmus indicated he would likely make some kind of contribution to an organization related to preventing domestic abuse or helping victims of it. However, he said the details of such action would be private.
“I think that will send a strong message that that’s something that we can’t tolerate.”
Ausmus hasn’t managed on any level, and he was handed a team favored to win the World Series as his first job.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus quickly apologized for making a sarcastic remark after Detroit’s latest loss when he told reporters that he beats his wife when his team isn’t playing well.