New Detroit Tigers skipper A.J. Hinch previews 2021 season

The Detroit Tigers made things official in October, hiring A.J. Hinch as their new manager following the retirement of Ron Gardenhire near the end of last season. It marks the return for Hinch to managing after serving a one year suspension due to his role in the Houston Astros sign stealing scandal that overshadowed their … Read more

New Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch ready to win immediately

The Detroit Tigers last made the MLB playoffs in 2014, losing the AL Divisional Series against the Baltimore Orioles. And with a 198-345 record their past four years, they’ve not been picked by many baseball pundits to end their non-postseason streak any time soon. Don’t tell that to new manager A.J. Hinch, however. The 2017 … Read more

New Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch discusses plans for Miguel Cabrera

Could Detroit Tigers designated hitter Miguel Cabrera return to playing first base? Under new manager A.J. Hinch, it’s a definite possibility. Speaking at the end of last season, Cabrera reiterated his desire to return to playing first base. “I miss a lot playing first base,” he said at the end of September. “I hope they … Read more

Casey Mize: New Tigers manager A.J. Hinch will change the culture

The Detroit Tigers made things official in October, hiring A.J. Hinch as their new manager following the retirement of Ron Gardenhire near the end of the 2020 regular season. The move has garnered positive reaction from the likes of former Tigers manager Jim Leyland and former ace Justin Verlander, as well as players on the … Read more

New Tigers manager A.J. Hinch begins making contact with his players

The Detroit Tigers made things official last month, hiring A.J. Hinch as their new manager following the retirement of Ron Gardenhire near the end of last season. And of course, now begins the process of getting to know his new players. “This week I’ve been contacting players, starting a baseline with starting a relationship and … Read more

Former Michigan players share excitement for new Tigers pitching coach Chris Fetter

Former University of Michigan pitching coach Chris Fetter is now officially the pitching coach for the Detroit Tigers, marking the first hire for the staff of new manager A.J. Hinch. Upon hearing the news, several of his former players in Ann Arbor shared their excitement over what he’ll be bringing to the majors. “I got … Read more

Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila, manager A.J. Hinch comment on hiring of Chris Fetter

The Detroit Tigers made things official with a key addition to their coaching staff this morning, bringing aboard former University of Michigan pitching coach Chris Fetter. Fetter comes to Detroit highly accredited, having helped guide the Wolverines to the 2019 College World Series championship, and is viewed as one of the game’s rising stars. Under … Read more

Jim Leyland weighs in on Detroit Tigers hiring A.J. Hinch

Former Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland helped lead the team to some of the greatest moments that we as Motor City sports fans have experienced in recent memory. Embed from Getty Images Now serving as a special advisor, you can count Leyland among those who approve of the hiring of A.J. Hinch following the retirement … Read more

New Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch describes first meeting with GM Al Avila

The Detroit Tigers made things official last week, hiring 46 year old A.J. Hinch to be their new manager. Embed from Getty Images Following the resignation of Ron Gardenhire in September, the Tigers began their search for their new skipper, and Hinch’s name was always in Avila’s mind. The team was forbidden from any formal … Read more

A.J. Hinch breaks down 3-step plan to lead Detroit Tigers to World Series title

On Friday, the Detroit Tigers officially announced that they have hired former Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch to lead them into the future. Embed from Getty Images Following the announcement, Hinch spoke to Jeff Seidel of the Detroit Free Press and he revealed his 3-step plan to lead the Tigers to a World Series title. … Read more

A.J. Hinch is hired by Detroit Tigers, proceeds to steal jersey number

As you know by now, the Detroit Tigers have hired A.J. Hinch to be their next manager. Hinch, of course, was fired by the Houston Astros and suspended by Major League Baseball in wake of the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal in 2017. Embed from Getty Images Hinch has been remorseful for what happened in Houston and … Read more

Detroit Tigers P Matthew Boyd reacts to hiring of A.J. Hinch

The Detroit Tigers have officially hired 46 year old A.J. Hinch to be their next manager following the abrupt retirement of veteran skipper Ron Gardenhire near the end of the 2020 season. And while Hinch’s accomplishments in the majors speak for themselves, he’ll always be associated with the sign stealing scandal while with the Houston … Read more

Tigers manager Al Avila confident A.J. Hinch will help restore Detroit to former glory

The Detroit Tigers made things official this afternoon, hiring 46 year old A.J. Hinch to be their new manager. Embed from Getty Images Following the resignation of Ron Gardenhire in September, the Tigers began their search for their new skipper, and Hinch’s name was always in Avila’s mind. The team was forbidden from any formal … Read more

Justin Verlander sends special message to new Tigers manager A.J. Hinch

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves

The Detroit Tigers made it official this afternoon, agreeing to a multi-year contract with A.J. Hinch to become the team’s new manager. Embed from Getty Images Hinch, 46, helped guide the Houston Astros to the 2017 World Series, but had been suspended for the 2020 campaign in the wake of the sign stealing scandal that … Read more