Tigers led by cool, calm and collected Brad Ausmus

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Smoko: Tigers 1 Orioles 3

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.
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Regner: No more arguing in baseball

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Brad Ausmus Wins Two Challenges in Detroit Tigers’ Game vs. Kansas City

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...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Vargas faces Scherzer as Royals seek to even their record vs. Detroit

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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers notes: Ausmus ready for new replay system

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Q & A with new Tigers manager Brad Ausmus

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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals building on momentum of last season as they head to opener in Detroit

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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Ausmus jokes about how he's coping with the injuries

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...
Via Bush League Chronicle
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ausmus ready for first managerial job

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...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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