Just moments ago, Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila met with the media and announced that manager Ron Gardenhire is retiring, effective immediately.
Following the press conference, the Tigers released a statement from Avila in which he thanks Gardy for his time in Detroit and to congratulate him on a great career.
Statement from Tigers Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager, Al Avila. pic.twitter.com/3jKqOzSu71
— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) September 19, 2020