Gardenhire not lacking for coaching staff options

New Tigers Manager Ron Gardenhire meets members of the Tigers front office on his first day, including Al Kaline DETROIT — Ron Gardenhire didn’t just keep the manager’s office stable in Minnesota for 13 years, he kept a relatively tight circle of coaches in his tenure, too. Now that he’s a manager again with the Tigers, he has to fill out a new staff. Whether he goes back to the coaches he knows, looks to some of his former players who have stayed in the game or goes outside for candidates remains to be seen. Whatever path he chooses, […]

Relive former Detroit Tiger Justin Verlander's World Series history

Justin Verlander is back in the World Series with the Houston Astros. A brief look back at his starts in the Fall Classis

       

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Red Sox hire Astros bench coach Alex Cora as new manager

The Boston Red Sox have hired Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora as their new manager, the Red Sox announced Sunday, just a day after the Astros advanced to the World Series. ESPN is reporting that Cora will receive a three-year contract, plus a club option for 2021, to become the 47th individual to manage the Red Sox. He’s the third to do so since the club parted ways with Terry Francona following the 2011 season. Cora, 42, spent parts of 14 seasons in the majors. He hit .243/.310/.338 for his career, during which he was primarily used as […]

Tigers pick former rival, hire Gardenhire as new manager

Detroit Tigers baseball team’s new manager Ron Gardenhire wears a Tigers hat and jersey as he is flanked by Chris Ilitch, left, president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc., and Tigers general manager and executive vice president of baseball operations Al Avila, during an introductory press conference at Comerica Park in Detroit, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. (Robin Buckson/Detroit News via AP) DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers were certainly familiar with Ron Gardenhire’s managerial resume. Some of his most significant accomplishments came at their expense. "It’s going to be nice to have him on our side of the dugout," […]

Major League Baseball roundup

FILE PHOTO: Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman celebrates after hitting a 3-RBI home run in game two of the NLDS, October 7, 2017. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports (The Sports Xchange) – The Washington Nationals have won four National League East division titles since 2012 under three different managers. But the Nationals are still looking for a postseason series win and some stability in the dugout, as the club announced Friday that manager Dusty Baker will not return in 2018 after his two-year contract expired. — The Detroit Tigers opted for experience in their managerial search and […]

Tigers could be under the radar for a while during rebuild

Detroit Tigers baseball team’s new manager Ron Gardenhire wears a Tigers hat and jersey as he is flanked by Chris Ilitch, left, president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc., and Tigers general manager and executive vice president of baseball operations Al Avila, during an introductory press conference at Comerica Park in Detroit, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. (Robin Buckson/Detroit News via AP) DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers hired Ron Gardenhire to be their manager – and that may be the most newsworthy thing they do for a while. With the managerial opening filled, the rest of the rebuilding process […]

Coming off worst season in decades, Giants reportedly shake up coaching staff

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