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Dan Marowski, official scorer for Detroit Tigers, dies at 65

Nov. 20, 2020 9:14 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Dan Marowski, who worked for over a decade as an official scorer, mostly for the Detroit Tigers, has died. He was 65. Marowski’s son, Steve, said he died Thursday night. Marowski grew up in the Detroit area and got a master’s degree in English at Michigan. His family described...

Tigers waive Brandon Dixon so he can pursue job in Japan

Nov. 19, 2020 12:19 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers on Thursday requested unconditional release waivers on utilityman Brandon Dixon so he can pursue an opportunity in Japan. Dixon led the Tigers with 15 home runs in 2019, but the 28-year-old had only 13 at-bats in the majors during this year's shortened season. Those came...

Tigers hire Coolbaugh, Lombard, Hale to coaching staff

Nov. 7, 2020 9:51 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers hired Scott Coolbaugh as hitting coach, George Lombard as bench coach and Chip Hale as third base coach. The Tigers announced the additions to new manager AJ Hinch's staff Saturday. Coolbaugh was the assistant hitting coach for the Chicago White Sox. He's also been a...

Tigers hire Michigan's Chris Fetter as pitching coach

Nov. 6, 2020 8:57 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers hired Chris Fetter as pitching coach. The Tigers announced the move Friday, along with three other picks for new manager AJ Hinch's staff. Juan Nieves was promoted to assistant pitching coach, Josh Paul remains on the staff as a quality control coach, and Ramon Santiago...

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2019, file photo, Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch (14) reaches for a ball before Game 3 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees in New York. The Detroit Tigers have hired AJ Hinch to be their new manager, giving him a chance to return to a major league dugout after he was fired by Houston in the wake of the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Fresh off suspension, Hinch takes over as Tigers manager

Oct. 30, 2020 4:49 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — As he waited out his suspension this year, AJ Hinch knew he wanted to return to baseball. The question was whether anyone in the sport would be ready to welcome him. His answer came pretty quickly. “About 30 minutes after the World Series' last out, my phone rang,” Hinch said....

Detroit Tigers hire former Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch

Oct. 30, 2020 1:09 PM EDT
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Tigers hire former Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch.
Julio Urias of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts after the last out as fans celebrate from their cars as they watch the national broadcast of the Los Angeles Dodgers defeat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 during game 6 to win the the 2020 MLB World Series baseball game in the parking lot at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

World Series TV ratings average drops 32% below previous low

Oct. 28, 2020 9:02 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers’ six-game win over the Tampa Bay Rays received an average television rating 32% below the previous World Series low. The six games on Fox averaged a 5.2 rating, 12 share and 9,785,000 viewers, Nielsen Media Research said Wednesday. The previous low was...

Two-sport standout Tom Yewcic dies at age 88

Oct. 24, 2020 8:37 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Tom Yewcic, a multisport standout who played one game at catcher for the Detroit Tigers before spending several years as a punter with the Boston Patriots, has died. He was 88. An obituary posted on the website of Keefe Funeral Home in Massachusetts said Yewcic died Tuesday. Yewcic...

Fans wear face masks and use social distancing during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Texas and TCU, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

The Latest: Memphis expanding capacity for football games

Oct. 6, 2020 2:40 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Memphis Tigers will be allowed to more than double their home crowd to nearly 12,000 fans in the stands at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium starting with their Oct. 17 game against UCF. The university announced the move Tuesday...