Detroit Tigers

Ausmus' contract won't be extended past '17
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The Tigers’ rebuilding project will include a change in the manager’s office. Brad Ausmus will not be back as Detroit’s manager next season, general manager Al Avila announced Friday afternoon.

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Players appreciative for Ausmus' dedication
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Most Tigers players haven’t had a chance to talk with Brad Ausmus about the news that he won’t be back as Tigers manager. They heard the news from general manager Al Avila in a team meeting after they came back in the clubhouse from the annual team picture, then they went back out to the […]

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Castellanos homers, but Tigers fall to Twins
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Kyle Gibson continued his impressive run by throwing seven strong innings, Byron Buxton went 3-for-4 and Max Kepler and Brian Dozier both homered to lift the Twins to a 7-3 win over the Tigers on Friday night at Comerica Park.

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Boyd returns to mound after near no-hitter
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The last time Matthew Boyd took the mound at Comerica Park, he fell an out shy of the Tigers’ first no-hitter in six years, settling on a one-hit shutout of the White Sox. As he readies for a Saturday evening matchup against the Twins, he’s trying to keep the same approach he had on that […]

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Tigers announce 2018 spring home games
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Right around the time Tigers fans get sick of winter, the team will provide the first glimpse of spring. They’ll open their 2018 Spring Training schedule on Thursday, Feb. 22 at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium with their annual exhibition against Florida Southern College.

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Zimmermann encouraged after missing time
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Jordan Zimmermann came back for peace of mind, some sign that he can still pitch comfortably without the neck issues that have derailed his Tiger tenure. He stepped back into the Tigers rotation amid Detroit’s slide looking for something to back up his optimism.

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Zimmermann, 'pen struggle in loss to Twins
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The Twins boosted their chance at making the postseason for the first time since 2010 with a 12-1 win over the Tigers, powered by a three-hit game from Joe Mauer and a two-run single from Byron Buxton to snap a three-game losing streak on Thursday night at Comerica Park.

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Norris returns to rotation, looks to play spoiler
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The Tigers have seen the good and bad of Kyle Gibson outings, from eight innings of one-run ball last September to 7 1/3 quality innings a couple months ago to a third-inning exit with seven runs allowed back in April.

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Ausmus coy about future as Tigers enter rebuild
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The remark from Brad Ausmus came at the tail end of a question about Nicholas Castellanos batting in the middle of the order and whether that would continue long-term.

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Zim, Tigers look to play spoiler vs. Twins
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As the Tigers won four straight American League Central titles from 2011-14, the Twins were left trying to play the role of spoiler down the stretch against Detroit. But the tables have turned, as it’s now Minnesota competing for its first postseason berth since 2010, and the Tigers are the ones looking to hurt the […]

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Tigers make late push, but drop finale to A's
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Marcus Semien’s three RBIs supported seven scoreless innings from Daniel Mengden, sending the A’s to their second series sweep of the Tigers at Comerica Park in three years with a 3-2 win Wednesday afternoon.

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Blown lead in 8th eats at veteran Wilson
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Alex Wilson saw the plethora of young relievers in the Tigers’ bullpen down the stretch and thought of Miguel Cabrera’s young son, Christopher, wearing a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle backpack earlier in the year.

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