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Chris McCosky The Detroit News Published 5:48 AM EDT Sep 20, 2020 Detroit – Spencer Turnbull was about to begin his pre-start preparations Saturday when a team meeting was hastily called to announce that manager Ron Gardenhire, citing health issues, was retiring. Effective immediately. “A complete shock,” said Turnbull, who pitched six strong innings in
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Ron Gardenhire is retiring as Tigers’ manager, effective immediately, GM Al Avila announced today (via Chris McCosky of the Detroit News). Bench coach Lloyd McClendon will take over the manager’s chair for the remainder of the season, per Bob Nightengale of USA Today. Gardenhire intended to step away from the sport at the end of
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Chris McCosky The Detroit News Published 11:39 PM EDT Sep 19, 2020 Detroit – Spencer Turnbull was about to begin his pre-start preparations Saturday when a team meeting was hastily called to announce that manager Ron Gardenhire, citing health issues, was retiring. Effective immediately. “A complete shock,” said Turnbull, who pitched six strong innings in
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Evan Petzold Detroit Free Press Published 9:48 PM EDT Sep 19, 2020 Every coach and player from the Detroit Tigers stood for the national anthem at Comerica Park. A spot was left open in the line of coaches, right near interim manager Lloyd McClendon. It was for former manager Ron Gardenhire, who announced his sudden retirement Saturday afternoon.
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DETROIT — The Tigers were getting ready to take their at-bats in the fourth inning Saturday as the Comerica Park scoreboard played a video tribute to manager Ron Gardenhire, who announced his retirement a mere few hours earlier. With the setting sun casting light over the downtown Detroit skyline in DETROIT — The Tigers were
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The acting manager of the Detroit Tigers announced his stunning retirement on Saturday evening. For a brief period, the Detroit Tigers were in postseason contention, which many baseball fans weren’t expecting even in this truncated, 60-game season. However, they’re now all but eliminated from fall ball. Before the MLB regular-season ends next week, the Tigers
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Evan Petzold Detroit Free Press Published 6:52 PM EDT Sep 19, 2020 For the first time in 2020, Detroit Tigers reliever Joe Jimenez has delivered three consecutive scoreless appearances. Albeit, not in his desired role. The ex-closer collapsed in August by allowing 12 earned runs in six innings — leaving then-manager Ron Gardenhire with no
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DETROIT — Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire stepped down on Saturday, announcing his retirement after three seasons in Detroit and 16 years managing in the Major Leagues. The decision came out of a Saturday afternoon meeting with general manager Al Avila at Comerica Park, during which Gardenhire discussed his recent health DETROIT — Tigers manager Ron
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DETROIT — Ron Gardenhire spent all Summer Camp watching Derek Hill make highlight catches in center field at Comerica Park. Still, even the Tigers manager was surprised by the catch the former first-round Draft pick made in Friday’s 1-0 loss to Cleveland. “That one I would like to see some DETROIT — Ron Gardenhire spent
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Evan Petzold Detroit Free Press Published 12:32 PM EDT Sep 19, 2020 Detroit Tigers right-hander Michael Fulmer just wants some time away from baseball. For a pitcher who went 22 months without making a big-league appearance due to knee surgery and Tommy John surgery, that might not make much sense. But he started his rehabilitation throwing
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DETROIT — Michael Fulmer had more shattered bats than base hits allowed over three scoreless innings in his latest piggyback start, but he could only do so much for the Tigers opposite Indians starter Zach Plesac. Delino DeShields tripled and scored on a Francisco Lindor sacrifice fly in the fifth DETROIT — Michael Fulmer had
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