“In baseball you always want to find a reason to explain stuff,” Ausmus said. “Sometimes there’s no reason. It’s just the way it is.”
Ian Kinsler was ejected from Detroit’s game against Baltimore on Sunday after slamming his bat down in disgust when he hit a flyball.
The Tigers are always having fun in their clubhouse.
With the team mired in a losing streak, players have struggled at times to keep a sense of urgency from overtaking them.
McCann said Kinsler came to talk with him about McCann choosing to bunt in the third inning of Tuesday’s game against the Athletics.
“Anaheim was a slap in the face,” Ausmus said, referring to the recent four-game sweep by the Angels. “This was a punch in the gut.”
“Things weren’t working, so we looked at it, or I looked at it, tried to find some way we could maybe mix it up,” Ausmus said Tuesday.
Does it appear to you that he may have pulled his hamstring?
David Price dazzled again Friday, allowing only one earned run over eight innings as the Tigers notched a win over the White Sox.
Tigers skipper Brad Ausmus was asked about how good Iglesias and Kinsler could be together and responded “right there with Trammell and Whitaker.”