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Selection of Wally Joyner, Omar Vizquel As Detroit Tigers’ Coaches Shows a Positive Step Forward

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 and hiring Omar Vizquel to be the … Continue reading

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Connecting With Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera Will Be Biggest Challenge for Brad Ausmus

Don’t call it a comeback, call it a homecoming. Brad Ausmus returning to manage the Detroit Tigers represents a return home. Even though Ausmus didn’t play in Detroit longer than five years during his tenure at catcher, he was the … Continue reading

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Detroit Tigers Should Move In Opposite Direction From Lloyd McClendon, Others Currently On Staff

A week after Jim Leyland retired and merely two interviews into the process to identify his successor, there are far too many beginning to advocate for the comfortable. The Detroit Tigers don’t need continuity in their dugout now, they need … Continue reading

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Lloyd McClendon Gets First Interview for Detroit Tigers’ Manager Spot

Lloyd McClendon became the first candidate to interview for Jim Leyland’s vacated job as the Detroit Tigers’ manager, Jason Beck reported on the team’s website. McClendon is one of three current members of the Detroit staff — along with Gene … Continue reading

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The Detroit Sports Show: Jim Leyland’s Resignation and What It Means for the Tigers

For the third straight season, the Detroit Tigers had the look of a World Series champ only to fall short in the postseason. What went wrong this time and what is ahead, especially now that Jim Leyland has stepped down … Continue reading

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In Detroit Tigers’ Search For New Manager, Don Mattingly Stands Out With Youth and Experience

When Jim Leyland retired as Detroit Tigers’ manager on Monday morning, some people around the internet sarcastically started asking about the future of Donnie Baseball. In that particular instance, they meant Don Kelly, a Pittsburgh kid and perpetual favorite of … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Tigers Season in Review: Jacoby Ellsbury Exactly the Upgrade Detroit’s Outfield Needs

The Detroit Tigers frustrating loss to the Boston Red Sox in the American League Championship Series wasn’t without plenty of scapegoats. Prince Fielder felt plenty of ire for his failure at the plate and on the bases, the performance of … Continue reading

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Dave Martinez Needs to be the First Call in the Detroit Tigers’ Managerial Search

Even though the body on Jim Leyland’s career as the Detroit Tigers’ manager is not yet cold, it is never too early to fall in love with a potential candidate for his replacement and Dave Martinez’s experience behind Joe Maddon … Continue reading

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