Aumus’ staff returning except hitting coach Joyner

Aumus' staff returning except hitting coach Joyner

The Tigers led the Majors in batting average in Wally Joyner’s first two seasons as their hitting coach. (Getty) DETROIT — Brad Ausmus will have most of his coaching staff back with him for 2017, but he’ll have to hire a new hitting coach. Wally Joyner will not return after three seasons on the job, the Tigers announced on Saturday, instead opting to pursue other interests in baseball. Pitching coach Rich Dubee, bench coach Gene Lamont, first-base coach Omar Vizquel, third-base coach Dave Clark, bullpen coach Mick Billmeyer and defensive coordinator Matt Martin will return. All of them have […]

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