Venezuela

DETROIT, MI - JULY 08: Eugenio Suarez #30 and Andrew Romine #27 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate an win over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Comerica Park on July 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Dodgers 14-5.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Handling Transition To Majors With ‘Aplomb,’ Suarez Could Be More Than Temporary Fix For Tigers

Ausmus reached into the upper echelons of his Dartmouth-informed vocabulary to describe how Suarez has handled his transition to the majors.

CBS Detroit–07/11/2014

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers takes batting practice. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images) FILE PHOTO

More Than Baseball On The Mind Of Miguel Cabrera During Spring Training

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.

97.1 The Ticket–02/22/2014

DETROIT - OCTOBER 14:  Magglio Ordonez #30 of the Detroit Tigers hits a three run home run against the Oakland Athletics to win Game Four of the American League Championship Series on October 14, 2006 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Athletics 6-3 to win the series.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Former Slugger Ordonez Elected Mayor In Venezuela

A year after retiring from baseball, former star Magglio Ordonez has been elected as the mayor of a city in his native Venezuela.

97.1 The Ticket–12/09/2013

Brayan Villarreal #60 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch while playing the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on April 8, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Brayan Villarreal’s Family Center Of Kidnapping Scheme In 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.

97.1 The Ticket–03/03/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 25: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers looks on against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 25, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Baseball Talent Flows Like Oil In Venezuela

On a ragged baseball diamond, its grass tall and infield dirt pockmarked, nearly 200 boys practice for hours every day.

97.1 The Ticket–10/28/2012

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