• Matheny helped pave way for Ausmus, Williams

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Nov 6, 2013
    Brad Ausmus and Matt Williams might think about sending a thank-you note to Mike Matheny. Ausmus was hired after manager Jim Leyland retired. No one was happier that Brad Ausmus was hired as the manager of the Tigers on Sunday than Randy Smith, the Padres' vice president of player development and international scouting. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak named Matheny as manager after Tony La Russa's retirement at the end of the 2011 season. Williams has been hired as the manager of the Washington Nationals. The Redbirds had just won the World Series and there was some question about why they were turning over the field operation to someone without any managerial experience.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Ausmus retains Jones as Tigers pitching coach

      Pitching coach Jeff Jones will remain with the Detroit Tigers under new manager Brad Ausmus.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Ausmus will be missed by Padres

      No one was happier that Brad Ausmus was hired as the manager of the Tigers on Sunday than Randy Smith, the Padres' vice president of player development and international scouting.
      Source: MLB.com

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