Sunday, November 3, 2013

Brad Ausmus to be named new Manager of the Detroit Tigers

Despite having never managed in the big leagues, former Tigers catcher Brad Ausmus will be named the new manager in Detroit.

Several reports have stated that Ausmus, a former Gold Glove catcher, will replace Jim Leyland, who resigned following the Tigers loss to Boston in the American League Championship Series.

Ausmus played for the Tigers in 1996, 1999-2000.

Ausmus last played in 2010 for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Ausmus, highly regarded in baseball circles, did manage team Israel in this years World Baseball Classic.

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