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On Monday, the Detroit Tigers interviewed Brad Ausmus for their managerial position.  An 18-year Major League catcher, Ausmus has never managed nor coached in the big leagues since retiring as a player three seasons ago.  But Ausmus feels that his first shot at managing should be wit the Tigers, who have won three consecutive American League Central titles. As reported by Jason Beck of MLB.com, Tigers’  president/general manager Dave Dombrowski interviewed Ausmus after receiving permission from the San Diego Padres, with whom Ausmus works as a special assistant in baseball operations. “I enjoyed meeting and discussing the Tigers with Dave and his staff,” Ausmus replied in a text message. “I felt like it went well.” Although Ausmus’ only managerial experience at the professional level was for Israel’s team at this year’s World Baseball Classic, he is Ivy League educated and his career as a catcher give him a solid foundation.  Former teammate Travis Fryman and one AL official give Au...
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