Ausmus, Tigers Heading Into 2016 With 'Much, Much Stronger Bullpen'The bullpen’s performance isn’t exactly a favorite topic of manager Brad Ausmus, either. He knows it was shaky at best, brutally bad at times, and inconsistent always.
Tigers' Bruce Rondon Reportedly Recovering From Chikungunya VirusBruce Rondon will reportedly miss the Tigers' winter caravan and TigerFest this week because he's suffering from the Chikungunya virus. The virus is transmitted to humans via mosquitoes.
Flags, Firings And A Fail Mary: Top Detroit Sports Stories Of 2015We saw hirings and firings, a teenager taking over hockey, a flurry of yellow flags, a Hail Mary, a botched punt and, oh yeah, the Red Wings still haven’t missed the playoffs.
With Pitching Help, Tigers Hope To Get Back To Playoffs In 2016"I know they’re gonna score a ton of runs, so I know if we do our job on our end … we should have a winning season.”
Avila Happy With Starting Pitching, Bullpen Moves Could Still Come“Starting pitching, we can say we’re happy with the way it is right now."
Ausmus Was 'Surprised' Tigers Landed Jordan Zimmermann“I thought it was a little bit of a long shot when you’re targeting one guy as the guy you’d like to have."
Avila On Castellanos: 'His Bat Is Going To Do The Talking For Him'“I would probably say that right now, sitting here today, he’s probably a below-average defender, with the ability or the chance of becoming at least an average defender."
Avila On Bringing Back Soria: 'We Had Interest In Him From Day One'General manager Al Avila did not want to discuss specifics of what kind of offer was made to Joakim Soria, or why that offer wasn’t beefed up to bring the right-handed reliever back to Detroit.
Avila: 'Ridiculous' That McClendon Was Hired In Toledo To Succeed Ausmus“It’s ludicrous to tell you the truth.”
Brad Ausmus Joins Legends On 2016 Hall Of Fame BallotKen Griffey Jr. and Trevor Hoffman are among 15 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot.
Tigers Announce Pitching Coach Jeff Jones' RetirementJones was named to the position in July of 2011, and saw both Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer win the American League Cy Young Award in 2011 and 2013, respectively, under his watch.
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.