Ausmus reached into the upper echelons of his Dartmouth-informed vocabulary to describe how Suarez has handled his transition to the majors.
Political violence is blamed for at least eight deaths and more than 100 injuries since Feb. 12 in Venezuela, home to 63 players who were on opening day rosters at the beginning of the 2013 season.
A year after retiring from baseball, former star Magglio Ordonez has been elected as the mayor of a city in his native Venezuela.
A scary experience for Tigers pitcher Brayan Villarreal who learned his family’s home was attacked by three armed robbers in Venezuela, who threatened to kidnap his relatives in the future.
On a ragged baseball diamond, its grass tall and infield dirt pockmarked, nearly 200 boys practice for hours every day.