BRAD AUSMUS RUMORS & GOSSIP
TAMPA -- When Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was asked about Justin Verlander's path of pitching every fifth day ending up exactly on March 31, which is Opening Day, he smiled and said, "Is that what it is?"
Ausmus noted that he didn't know where Verlander's pitch count build-up will be three weeks from now, saying that he has "options" in any...
LAKELAND, Fla. -- Brad Ausmus met behind the batting cage for several minutes on Monday morning with St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, who the new Detroit Tigers manager believed had an impact on him getting the job.
Matheny, 43, had never managed anywhere before going straight to the majors and finishing 88-74 his first season before winning the National League pennant and...
I don't mean 'neat' in the informal sense of the word; I mean he's habitually tidy, according to Craig Calcaterra at Hardball Talk in an article titled, 'Brad Ausmus did not stay in a Holiday Inn Express last night. He didn't have to.':
Ausmus’ manner is free and easy and he’s quick with a joke, but he’s not hilarious the way Jim Leyland often...
Brad Ausmus was a winner in his first game as a manager as the Detroit Tigers beat Florida Southern 12-0 Tuesday in an exhibition matchup.
Steve Lombardozzi had two hits in his Tigers debut and seven pitchers held the Division II school to just three hits.
Steven Moya had a double, triple and four RBIs for Detroit and Daniel Fields and Eugenio Suarez each homered.
Ausmus is replacing...
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17 days ago
Brad Ausmus has all the pieces to win the World Series in his first year (via ClevelandNews)
The Detroit Tigers are this year’s American League favorite to reach the World Series despite trading away five time all-star Prince Fielder this offseason, along with losing their coveted manager who decided to step down. Jim Leyland led his clubs to two AL pennants over the span of eight...
LAKELAND, Fla. -- Tigers manager Brad Ausmus got some clarification on expanded instant replay late Friday afternoon.
Ausmus, bench coach Gene Lamont and defensive coordinator Matt Martin attended a meeting with MLB officials to discuss the new system.
"It's really not that different from what they released at the end of January," Ausmus said. "They did give us...
LAKELAND, Fla. -- For Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, Tuesday was just another day.
Although it was the first full-squad workout and everyone was in camp, Ausmus said he didn't feel any different.
"Just felt like spring training," Ausmus said. "A lot of the position players have been here. They've been sitting in on the morning meetings anyway so I wasn't...
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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28 days ago
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If you thought Jim Leyland is going to continue to be a fixture at Tigers spring training and in the clubhouse, you’re apparently wrong. According to George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press, the former Tigers manager says he won’t interfere with Brad Ausmus’ team nor will he be a regular face at Spring training. “Brad Ausmus is his own man, he has his own ideas, and that’s...