"I'm not focusing on that I'm out of options, or whatever," he said. "Just play. That's the only thing I can control.
The Chicago Cubs have Bryzzo, but the Detroit Tigers have Miggy, JV, K-Rod, and V-Mart. It's time for the Tigers to get their own portmanteau nicknames.
Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila brought in significant minor league depth in the offseason. A prominent portion of that depth came at first base.
Detroit Tigers fans saw the team add players on minors deals. Per a tweet from Detroit's public relations Twitter account, two players have signed.
In 36 1/3 innings last year, Rondon registered a 2.97 ERA, striking out 45 and walking 12.
Detroit Tigers news takes a look at the club's ownership situation after the passing of venerable team owner Mike Ilitch.
"You'd be surprised how often players are more willing to listen to their teammates than coaches," Ausmus said.
Detroit Tigers fans will see a different bench unit next season. One player who could prove to be a key reserve next season is infielder Dixon Machado.
The Tigers left-handed pitcher was born, played high school ball and still lives in nearby Auburndale.