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Were the Detroit Tigers right in keeping manager Brad Ausmus for the 2017 season?

Another year, another Ausmus. The Detroit Tigers have decided to keep him for a fourth year after the team failed to make the postseason for the second straight year. You might be wondering why Al Avila chose to keep Ausmus, but you are not alone. I find myself wondering what what going through Avila’s head when he decided “hey we should keep this guy”. I was even kinda wondering...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Ausmus returning as Tigers manager in 2017

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers weren't about to make a change for the sake of change.Brad Ausmus will return next year for a fourth season as Detroit's manager after the team announced Wednesday it was exercising the 2017 option on his contract. The Tigers were eliminated from playoff contention Sunday, but a 12-game improvement from 2015 was enough for Ausmus to keep his job...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers pick up club option on manager Brad Ausmus

Despite a second consecutive failure to qualify for the postseason, the Detroit Tigers will not be making a managerial change. The Tigers announced on Wednesday that they have exercised the 2017 club option on manager Brad Ausmus’ contract. Ausmus was hired in November 2013 after Jim Leyland’s retirement and has steered the club to a 250-234 (.517) record in his three seasons...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ausmus be back with Tigers in 2017?

DETROIT (AP) -- When the Detroit Tigers spent millions last offseason to sign Jordan Zimmermann and Justin Upton, it appeared they extended their window of opportunity to challenge for a championship for another couple of years. One of those chances went by the wayside in 2016. The Tigers were eliminated from the AL wild-card race on the final day of the season, missing the playoffs...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Ausmus’ meltdown hoodie fetches $5,000 at auction

The hoodie and cap Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus utilized as improvised props during a fantastic meltdown earlier this season has fetched $5,010 in an auction on The final bid amount on Ausmus' hoodie and cap closed at $5,010 — Catherine Slonksnis (@CSlonksnis) May 26, 2016 Ausmus not surprisingly was ejected...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

MLB auctioning off clothes from Brad Ausmus’ ejection

If you enjoyed the spectacle of Brad Ausmus’ ejection on Monday night, then now’s your chance to own quite the collectible. is auctioning off the clothing worn by the Detroit Tigers manager during his memorable ejection. That includes the hooded sweatshirt he took off and put on home plate, and the cap he removed from his head and threw onto the field as he was exiting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Brad Ausmus auctions off the hoodie from his dramatic ejection

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus put on a show while getting tossed from a game earlier this week against the lowly Minnesota Twins. Now he and the Tigers are looking to create a positive spin on an otherwise lamentable moment for the Tigers manager. While arguing in demonstrative fashion with home plate umpire Doug Eddings on Monday night, Ausmus ripped off his hoodie and placed...
Via The Comeback
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Brad Ausmus tirade includes covering home plate with sweatshirt (VIDEO)

It has been a frustrating past few weeks for the Detroit Tigers — having lost 11 of their last 13 contests. On Monday night, the frustration boiled over for manager Brad Ausmus. After posting an eight-run first inning against the Minnesota Twins, the Tigers all but let the lead slip away by the middle innings. Nick Castellanos struck out on a questionable call in the bottom of...
Via The Sports Daily
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

The Tigers accept mediocrity, retain Brad Ausmus for 2016

Brad Ausmus has rightfully received plenty of criticism for the Tigers’ play in 2015. The team has gone from worst to first in the AL Central, and Ausmus has been in the crosshairs for his on-field decisions. But Tigers fans hoping for him to be the scapegoat got a rude awakening on Saturday when GM Al Avila announced Ausmus would be retained as manager for the 2016 season. Executive...
Via The Outside Corner
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Brad Ausmus’ job as Tigers manager is in danger

The tenure of Brad Ausmus as Detroit Tigers manager could come to an end sooner rather than later. According to a report from Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, pressure on Ausmus is growing as the Tigers continue to slide down the standings in the American League. Al Avila, the new GM, also supported Dombrowski’s call to tab Ausmus, but the voices against have grown stronger as the...
Via The Outside Corner
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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