While the Tigers have high hopes for McCann, they also like what they have seen over a span of time with Avila and Holaday.
he Detroit Tigers held their first full squad workout of spring training Tuesday.
For the first time in a while, the Detroit Tigers may not be favored to win the AL Central.
“We’re going to miss those guys and those personalities,” Ausmus said, “but I’m not worried about there being a problem in the clubhouse.”
“We were up late but it was worth it.”
It’s only December but at the baseball winter meetings it’s rather difficult not to think about the upcoming baseball season and how things with the Tigers will shake out.
“There is not one thing that has changed from the Detroit Tigers perspective,” Dombrowski said.
“I don’t bet against Dave Dombrowski ever, I believe that the Tigers can and will be the team to beat in the central this year but they have a little work to do this offseason.”
It has always seemed unlikely the Tigers would ditch Ausmus following just one season, especially since Detroit won its division again.
Maddon is always ahead of the curve, never behind it. The classic example is how he position his fielders. It’s changed the game, and he was the leader on that front.