“There’s so much analysis, video, scrutiny nowadays,” manager Brad Ausmus said Thursday. “I think some players tie themselves in a knot.”
“I saw Yoenis make a lot of those throws in Oakland, and I saw Rajai go over a lot of walls in Toronto, so it wasn’t a surprise,” Maddon said.
Yan Gomes hobbled toward home plate on crutches to accept an award.
In the first season with Ausmus at the helm, the Tigers ranked seventh in the majors in stolen bases, up from 30th the previous season.
Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis is out of the starting lineup Sunday for Game 3 of their AL Division Series against Baltimore.
The Tigers achieved a dramatic and overwhelming comeback Tuesday night largely on the strength of Castellanos, Avila, Suarez and Davis.
The Detroit Tigers finished a night honoring the 1984 World Champion Detroit Tigers in the most dramatic of ways – with the rarest of hits: with the Tigers down by three in the bottom of the 9th, Rajai Davis hit a walk-off Grand Slam to deliver an incredible 5-4 win for the Tigers.
It’s never good to get cocky when you are the Twitter account for a Major League Baseball team and that’s exactly what happened to the Oakland A’s last night.
Needless to say, Jackson’s catch was relegated to secondary status in the realm of highlights from Monday’s game.
Eugenio Suarez struck out but Sean Doolittle walked Austin Jackson — just the second walk he has issued this season — to load the bases.