BRAD AUSMUS RUMORS & GOSSIP
DETROIT (AP) -- Brad Ausmus got a taste of what life is like leading a team in his first week as a Major League Baseball manager.
The Detroit Tigers rallied to win twice and also won in a rout. They also blew a big lead in the ninth, but held on for another victory. And on Sunday, his team got beat in businesslike fashion.
The upshot -- and it is real early -- is the Tigers have...
We all knew it had to happen sometime and it did on Sunday as the Tigers lost their first game of the young season. It's too bad for first year manager Brad Ausmus. It would've been kinda cool to have an undefeated first home stand. Still, 4-1 is pretty good as the Tigers have continued to play well at home as they did under Jim Leyland. Staff writer Nick Shlain saw it all go down.
We all know that there's no crying in baseball.
Now, thanks to the new replay challenge, apparently there's no arguing in baseball anymore either.
As Tigers fans revel in two successful replay challenges of manager Brad Ausmus during Wednesday's 2-1, extra-innings victory over Kansas City, consider this:
Gone are the days when a portly, middle-aged manager storms out...
Brad Ausmus is off to a pretty good start with MLB’s new replay system.
The Detroit Tigers’ rookie manager challenged a pair of calls Wednesday against the Kansas City Royals — both on close plays at first — and successfully won, resulting in the initial decisions being overturned. Ausmus first asked the umpires to review a play in the sixth inning, when Tyler Collins was...
The Detroit Tigers gave Brad Ausmus a victory in his managerial debut.
Now Ausmus gets to hand the ball to the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner in his second game.
Max Scherzer begins his season for the Tigers on Wednesday when they continue a three-game home series against the Kansas City Royals.
Detroit won 4-3 on Monday in the first game for Ausmus after replacing the legendary...
DETROIT -- If there's something to challenge, the Tigers will be ready.
After testing out the new replay system in spring training, now it's time for the real thing, which Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said should work well.
"Spring training was archaic compared to what we have with this new hawkeye system that every stadium has," Ausmus said. "In spring training...
LAKELAND, Fla. -- Detroit Tigers fans knew what to expect with Jim Leyland. His game strategy, quirks and personality became common knowledge to even casual fans.
But now there's a new manager in town, and we began getting acquainted with Brad Ausmus during spring training.
Two things stood out after observing him on a daily basis.
Ausmus seems to always be in control and well...
DETROIT -- Brad Ausmus expects to approach his managerial debut with the same relaxed attitude he showed throughout spring training.
"I'm assuming it will be similar to opening day, the first time I played an opening day," Ausmus said. "Having been to Detroit, I know there will be a ton of energy in the stadium, having played opening day there before. I'm sure...
Brad Ausmus can't catch a break.The injuries have been piling up for the Detroit Tigers this spring. Namely, shortstop Jose Iglesias and reliever Bruce Rondon, who just this week were ruled out for the season. This is not to mention the loss of outfielder Andy Dirks for at least three months due to back surgery.Naturally, the rash of grim news has been tough for first-year manager...
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Brad Ausmus is ready to establish his own style as Detroit Tigers manager. For one, he will not be growing a mustache like his predecessor Jim Leyland.
''I used to have a mustache like Jim. I also wore Ray-Ban sunglasses,'' Ausmus said Friday before he met with the pitchers and catchers. ''Time for a change.''
Ausmus spent his first day as a manager...
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February 14, 2014