The Angels gave the Tigers permission to interview Omar Vizquel for the job as first-base coach as part of the developing staff of rookie manager Brad Ausmus. And on Monday, it was announced that Vizquel was leaving his position as the Angels’ infield instructor for his first opportunity on a Major League coaching staff.
The Tigers announced the hiring of Vizquel along with that...
Sure-handed Omar Vizquel was a surprising addition to the Detroit Tigers’ staff on Monday, where he will serve as first base coach and an infield coach. (Elise Michelle, Flickr)
Brad Ausmus has already made several good decisions as manager of the Detroit Tigers, continuing to fill out his staff with the announcement of Wally Joyner as Detroit’s newest hitting coach on Sunday...
Former All-Stars Omar Vizquel and Wally Joyner will be part of new Detroit manager Brad Ausmus' coaching staff with the Tigers.
Vizquel was hired as the first-base coach and Joyner as hitting coach, the Tigers said Monday. Vizquel also will serve as an infield and baserunning coach.
Detroit also announced Mick Billmeyer will be the team's bullpen coach and Matt Martin will...
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17 days ago
New Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus continues to round out his coaching staff.
On Monday, reports started coming out of Venezuela that former longtime shortstop Omar Vizquel was leaving the Los Angeles Angels to become the Tigers' first base coach.
The Tigers confirmed the news in a release.
Wilmer Reina, a writer with Diario La Verdad in Venezuela, spoke with Vizquel,...
Indians legend Omar Vizquel has officially joined the rival Detroit Tigers staff as their new first-base coach, multiple media outlets are reporting today.
Fans might recall how Vizquel was a roving infield instructor for the Los Angeles Angeles during the 2013 season. That was news I broke after his talk at the Shaw JCC in Akron in late January. Gonzalez reports that when the Angels...
Omar Vizquel remains a Cleveland Indians fan favorite. Fans appreciated Vizquels on-field wizardry, and that he was one of them in the teams era of greatness in the 1990.s To this day, Vizquel seems to have a tough time coming to grips with how beloved he is in the eyes of Indians fans. Vizquel recently was in town for his bobblehead night. He threw out two first pitches, joked that...
Omar Vizquel has been hired by the Los Angeles Angels as a roving infield instructor.
The 45-year-old Vizquel played for Toronto as a reserve infielder last season, finishing up his 24-year major league career with 2,877 hits. The three-time All-Star won 11 Gold Gloves.
Vizquel is interested in eventually becoming a manager. He'll work with the Angels' major leaguers and...
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January 31, 2013
One of the greatest defensive shortstops in baseball history, a potential Hall of Famer with 24 years of big-league experience, will be in camp when the Angels begin spring training in two weeks.
As a coach.
The team has hired Omar Vizquel as its new roving infield instructor to succeed Dick Schofield, whose contract was not renewed after last season.
The Angels were in the final...
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During the rain delay of last night's Toronto Blue Jays eventual 9-6 win over the Boston Red Sox, 45-year old infielder Omar Vizquel showed off his best dance skills in the dugout.
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