• If Leyland Had Say, A.L. Manager of the Year Race Would End in a Tie

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Oct 9, 2012
    It just would not happen," Leyland said. Leyland is finishing up a one-year contract he signed last August. Leyland in particular doesn't want his status to become a distraction for his team during its postseason run. "Everybody's known that I want to manage," Leyland said during his Tuesday pregame session at Oakland Coliseum. "It's no secret." “Not to put the cart before the horse, but I hope that Buck Showalter and Bob Melvin are co-managers of the year,” Leyland said before Game 3 of an American League division series between the Tigers and Athletics in Oakland. Showalter led Baltimore to its first playoff berth since 1997. Under Melvin, the A’s after trailing Texas by 13 games on June 30 and by five with nine games to play swept the Rangers in the final three games of the season to win the A.L. West.
    Source: nytimes.com
    • Leyland confirms desire to continue managing

      The Tigers and manager Jim Leyland both say they'll address his contract situation once their season ends. Leyland did, however, say on Tuesday that he wants to continue managing.
      Source: MLB.com
  • Game Recap: Coco Crisp scored a run and made a home-run savin…

    Coco Crisp scored a run and made a home-run saving catch and Brett Anderson pitched six shutout innings as the A's topped the Tigers 2-0 on Tuesday to force a Game 4 in the ALDS.
    Source: CNNSI.com

Related Articles

Related Teams

Tigers News and Rumors
Athletics News and Rumors
Orioles News and Rumors