Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 11/3/13
AP Brad Ausmus is a Detroit Tiger for the third time in his 44 years on this planet.  The former Major League catcher will replace Jim Leyland as the Tigers’ manager, a story that was broken by Adam Spolane, an employee at a Houston radio station. Ausmus, who has no professional managing experience, interviewed with three different clubs this offseason and quickly became one of the hottest managerial candidates around.  He had been a special assistant with the San Diego Padres since 2010.  He spent 18 seasons in the big leagues, including two stints with the Tigers.  The Tigers traded for him and then traded him away two different times.  Ausmus interviewed with Tigers’ President and CEO Dave Dombrowski on Monday. Dombrowski also had interviewed Tigers hitting coach Lloyd McClendon, San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria and Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Tim Wallach. It’s a peculiar hire to say the least, mainly because of Ausmus’ lack of managing experience.  It is no se...
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