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Mensching: Ausmus never had chance to succeed in Detroit

Before Brad Ausmus arrived, Jim Leyland haunted this city. In 2006 Leyland was the hero. Seemingly every year after, he was made the villain. Looks like Ausmus is on track to get the axe as well in Tigertown. To be honest, it’s not all his fault. This is the team he inherited that was basically put… Read more »

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Adam Jones and baseball’s complex racial future | SI.com

The fans in Boston’s Fenway Park behaved despicable when they hurled racist taunts and a bag of peanuts at Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones. No player should be subjected to that kind of behavior from the fans. Baseball’s problems with race are not confined to the stands behind the visitors’ dugout at Fenway Park. No… Read more »

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MLB: Does Justin Upton Make the Tigers the AL Central Favorites?

With Justin Upton in the lineup and better pitching, the Tigers will compete for a wild card. Do they have any shot at the division? Source: MLB: Does Justin Upton Make the Tigers the AL Central Favorites? Upton strengthens an already potent lineup for the Tigers and solidifies the left field position in the outfield…. Read more »