On Saturday, the Detroit Tigers held an abrupt press conference with GM Al Avila and manager Ron Gardenhire and we now know why the presser was needed.
During the presser, Avila announced that Ron Gardenhire is retiring effective immediately.
“I’d like to congratulate Gardy for having one of the best managerial careers in baseball history. His leadership and hard work over three seasons with our ballclub has helped move us towards our goal of bringing winning baseball back to Detroit. …” Avila said.
Al Avila announced that manager Ron Gardenhire is going to retire effective today
— Chris McCosky (@cmccosky) September 19, 2020
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