Brad Ausmus

DETROIT, MI - JULY 20: Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmu #7 makes a pitching change replacing Alfredo Simon #31 during the sixth inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners on July 20, 2015 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ausmus Makes The Case For Tigers To Press On

With the possibility of significant trades looming over the Detroit Tigers, Brad Ausmus sat in the dugout and made the case for staying the course.

97.1 The Ticket–07/22/2015

DETROIT, MI - JULY 19: Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus #7 gets in between home plate umpire Manny Gonzalez and Ian Kinsler during the third inning of the game against the Baltimore Orioles on July 19, 2015 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

This Week In Baseball: Dugout Phone Problems, Greinke’s Run

Detroit manager Brad Ausmus acknowledged the Tigers have accidentally called the bullpen before when they meant to contact the replay room, leaving bullpen coach Mick Billmeyer a bit puzzled.

97.1 The Ticket–07/20/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 6:  Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers greets his players prior to the start of the Opening Day game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on April 6, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 4-0.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

With Future Uncertain, Tigers Hope For Big Second Half

Over the past few years, baseball’s trade deadline has been a source of excitement and anticipation in Detroit.

97.1 The Ticket–07/15/2015

ANN ARBOR, MI - APRIL 04: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines looks on during the Michigan Football Spring Game on April 4, 2015 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Jim Harbaugh Throws Out Tigers First Pitch Wearing A Tucked In Jersey

University of Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh still has a decent arm, but that tucked in jersey has to go.

07/01/2015

CLEVELAND, OH -  JUNE 23: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers hits an RBI single during the fifth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on June 23, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Bunt Call, Decision To Pinch-Run For Martinez Prompt Second-Guessing Of Ausmus

“It’s easy to judge from outside, but we’re trying to win ball games,” Victor Martinez said Thursday. “I think that was the best option.”

CBS Detroit–06/25/2015

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 26:  Nick Castellanos #9 of the Detroit Tigers hits an RBI-single to drive in Victor Martinez in the sixth inning of a game against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on August 26, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Castellanos Turning The Corner? Ausmus Says Third Baseman Will Be Fine

“There’s so much analysis, video, scrutiny nowadays,” manager Brad Ausmus said Thursday. “I think some players tie themselves in a knot.”

CBS Detroit–06/25/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 1:  Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals slides into home as he scores against Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers in the third inning on May 1, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Avila Meeting Up With Mud Hens For Rehab Stint

“James McCann’s done an excellent job … but experience is huge when it comes to that position,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Thursday.

CBS Detroit–06/25/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 6:  Miguel Cabrera #24 and Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers greet each other prior to the start of the Opening Day game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on April 6, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 4-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Activating Victor Martinez From Disabled List

In 34 games before going on the disabled list, Martinez had a .216 batting average and a .308 on-base percentage.

CBS Detroit–06/19/2015

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 16:  Anthony Gose #12 of the Detroit Tigers slides into the tag from Brayan Pena #29 of the Cincinnati Reds while trying to score from second base during the fifth inning at Comerica Park on June 16, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers’ Brad Ausmus Not Impressed With This Year’s Umpires

Ausmus said it has gotten to the point where managers do not know what to expect when they challenge a play, whereas last season teams had a reasonable idea of whether they would win a challenge.

CBS Detroit–06/17/2015

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 9:  Ian Kinsler #3 and pitcher Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers exchange high-fives before the start of a game against the Chicago Cubs at Comerica Park on June 9, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Verlander Says Higher Velocity In First Start ‘Good Sign Of Things To Come’

“It was nice to see it coming out pretty good there,” Verlander said Saturday, when he hit 96 and 97 on the radar gun in the fifth inning.

CBS Detroit–06/13/2015

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