Detroit Tigers extend contract of team manager Brad Ausmus

Posted at 1:16 PM, Oct 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-06 11:30:11-04

The Detroit Tigers will keep team manager Brad Ausmus for another season, according to a statement.

Ausmus is expected to return for his fourth season as the Tigers manager. He started the position on November 3, 2013. 

"Brad was instrumental in leading the team through adversity and with the development of our younger players, particularly the young starting pitchers," said Executive Vice President and General Manager Al Avila in the statement.