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DETROIT, MI - JUNE 19:  Pitcher Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers receives a high-five from Ian Kinsler #3 after recording his 14th save in a 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on June 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Joe Nathan Strikes Out The Side, Says Pitching Feels ‘So Much Easier’ Now

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.

CBS Detroit–06/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 25: Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus #7 walks back to the dugout after making a pitching change during the seventh inning of the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on May 25, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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.”

CBS Detroit–06/19/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 28:  Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers signals to the bullpen to make a pitching change, taking Anibal Sanchez #19 out of the game in the top of the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on May 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Athletics won the game on a three-run walk-off homer from Josh Donaldson in the bottom of the ninth inning. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Ausmus Apologizes Again For ‘Insensitive’ Remark: ‘Hasn’t Been A Fun 12 Hours’

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.

CBS Detroit–06/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 04: Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers watches the action during the game against the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park on April 4, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Orioles 10-4. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Woman Calls For Boycott Of Detroit Tigers After Manager Brad Ausmus Jokes About Beating His Wife

“I think that will send a strong message that that’s something that we can’t tolerate.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 25: Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus #7 walks back to the dugout after making a pitching change during the seventh inning of the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on May 25, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Is Ausmus The Right Guy To Lead The Tigers? [BLOG]

Ausmus hasn’t managed on any level, and he was handed a team favored to win the World Series as his first job.

CBS Detroit–06/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 11: Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus #7 walks back to the dugout during the seventh inning of the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on May 11, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Twins defeated the Tigers 4-3. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ausmus Apologizes For Remark About Beating Wife

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.

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2014

Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers watches the action during the game against the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park on April 4, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

First Step Responds To Coach’s Comment About Beating Wife: “Domestic Violence Is Never A Joking Matter”

Tiger manager Brad Ausmus is under fire after a reporter asked him what he does after a team loss … and he joked, “I beat my wife.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2014

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Brad Ausmus Misses With Joke About Beating Wife After Loss

“An Ivy League degree doesn’t mean you don’t say stupid stuff,” 97.1 The Ticket afternoon show host Mike Valenti said.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2014

Evan Reed #57 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the ninth inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Comerica Park on April 18, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Angles defeated the Tigers 11-6. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ausmus Talks Rapid Rise Of Chad Smith, Recent Struggles Of Evan Reed

When Chad Smith blew out his elbow on a ninth-inning first-pitch slider against Oregon on April 17, 2011, everything changed.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2014

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 17:  Pitcher Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers heads for the dugout after being pulled in the fifth inning as catcher Alex Avila #13 waits for his replacement during a game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on June 17, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Ausmus On Slump: ‘I Stopped Saying, ‘Every Team Goes Through This’ A Week Ago’

In an unprecedented turn of events, the starting rotation that made Detroit so formidable has recently hurt the team more than helped it.

CBS Detroit–06/18/2014

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