Here's what Jim Leyland had to say at his press conference today:
"It has been a huge honor to have been the Tigers manager for the past eight seasons, so many wonderful days and nights at Comerica Park with almost every seat filled. I can't thank you enough for your support," said Jim Leyland. "When I came here all I wanted was a chance and you gave...
Connecticut 7, Brooklyn 3
In his first start of the season, Ricky Knapp struggled to find any rhythm resulting in a Cyclones loss to the Connecticut Tigers on Thursday, 7-3. The Tigers took two of three from the Cyclones, who once again fall a game under .500.
The Cyclones scored once in each of the first three innings, but were not able to overcome the five runs that Connecticut...
Jim Leyland is a pretty popular guy. And it’s not just because he led the Tigers to the American League pennant last season.
Turns out, the Tigers manager was voted as most popular as a senior superlative back in high school. On the heels of his high school’s 50-year reunion, Leyland told reporters at the winter meetings about the distinction.
“I was kind of wondering, when...
Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. Patrick Leyland was one of two catchers in the organization to be placed on the disabled list.
Jacob Turner and Patrick Leyland got to know each other as high schoolers facing each other in summer ball. They had an ongoing dialogue Saturday morning on one of the back fields at Tigertown.