Ron Gardenhire explains why he decided to retire immediately

Just moments ago, the Detroit Tigers held an abrupt press conference to announce that manager Ron Gardenhire has decided to retire, effective immediately. After the announcement was made by Tigers GM Al Avila, Gardenhire spoke to the media and explained why he made the decision to walk away from baseball before the conclusion of the … Read more

Detroit Tigers name replacement for manager Ron Gardenhire

Just moments ago, Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila met with the media and announced that manager Ron Gardenhire is retiring, effective immediately. Embed from Getty Images Avila also announced that bench coach Lloyd McClendon will run the team for the rest of the 2020 season. Nation, who do you think the Tigers will hire for … Read more

Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire retires, effective immediately

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. … Read more

Report: Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila to hold abrupt press conference

According to Tony Paul of the Detroit News, Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila and manager Ron Gardenhire will hold a press conference at 5 p.m. on Saturday. Embed from Getty Images There is no word about what the press conference will be about though there has been some speculation that it could be about Gardenhire’s … Read more

Tigers skipper Ron Gardenhire gives update on RHP Jordan Zimmermann

Detroit Tigers fans got the news yesterday – RHP Jordan Zimmerna has officially been recalled by the team and will soon be making his season debut. Embed from Getty Images Zimmermann, who went on the 45-DL back in July with a forearm strain, is “fine” in the eyes of skipper Ron Gardenhire. He was originally … Read more

Tigers’ manager Ron Gardenhire teases ‘fun’ roster move coming on Wednesday

On Tuesday night, following the Detroit Tigers win over the Milwaukee Brewers, the team announced that OF Christin Stewart, who was hitting just .171 through 33 games this season, has been optioned to Toledo. While talking to reporters after the game, Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire teased a corresponding move, saying it would be “a fun … Read more

Detroit Tigers’ Ron Gardenhire discusses his health, has message for slumping Isaac Paredes

Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire returns to the team tonight after battling a stomach ailment that caused him to leave Saturday’s game against the Twins, and remain in the clubhouse for the subsequent games on Sunday and Monday. Embed from Getty Images “I think I just ate something wrong, and it didn’t do very well … Read more

Minnesota Twins troll Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire with cardboard cutout [Photo]

For the past three seasons, Ron Gardenhire has been the manager of the Detroit Tigers. But prior to his time in Detroit, Gardy managed the Minnesota Twins for 13 years. On Friday, Gardenhire and the Tigers were in Minnesota to begin a rare 5-game series against the Twins and his former team decided to have … Read more

Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire: “We have a shot”

The Detroit Tigers can be excused for feeling pretty good about themselves right now. After all, following a nine game slide, they’ve won seven of nine, including most recently sweeping their divisional rivals the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park over the weekend. They’re right back in the swing of things with a .500 record, and … Read more

Ron Gardenhire not ready to talk about future with the Detroit Tigers

Detroit Tigers skipper Ron Gardenhire is in his third year on the job since taking over from Brad Ausmus, and it happens to be the final year of his contract. And it’s been easily the most challenging of his career thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has contributed to him admittedly feeling worn out. So … Read more

Detroit Tigers pitcher Casey Mize talks about his “poor” home debut

It wasn’t the home debut that Detroit Tigers pitcher Casey Mize was hoping for when he learned he’d be getting the start Monday night at Comerica Park against the Chicago Cubs. Despite a strong 1-2-3 first inning, Mize would eventually surrender four home runs to the Cubs and get the gate in the 4th inning … Read more

Ron Gardenhire after Casey Mize struggles in home debut: “He’ll get there”

Detroit Tigers pitcher Casey Mize had his first start at Comerica Park last night against the Chicago Cubs, and the rookie right-hander started strong. But as usually happens to a young player in just his second game of MLB action, a bit of a reality check set in. Mize began strong in a 1-2-3 1st … Read more

Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire is “a little worn out”

Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire can certainly be excused for taking extra precautions amidst the COVID-19 pandemic that’s turned the world upside down. The 62 year old skipper is among the highest risk group of people for contracting the illness. He’s already had to deal with prostate cancer, and he’s feeling the effects of the … Read more

Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire earns his 1st ejection of 2020 vs. Indians (VIDEO)

Detroit Tigers skipper Ron Gardenhire earned his first ejection of the 2020 season last night against the Cleveland Indians after vociferously arguing a call with umpire Tim Timmons. Jeimer Candelario hit a line drive down the right field corner that became lodged in the padding on the right field wall. Indians outfielder Tyler Naquin grabbed … Read more

Ron Gardenhire is concerned about Tigers starting pitching

It’s official – the Detroit Tigers starting pitching rotation is struggling. Manager Ron Gardenhire had a frank response when asked about his team’s pitching following their 18th consecutive loss at the hands of the division rival Cleveland Indians, a 10-5 setback that was powered by a six-run fourth inning with Ivan Nova on the mound. … Read more