Anthony Gose demoted to Double-A Erie as his slide within Tigers organization continues

Posted at 2:11 PM, Jul 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-13 14:11:21-04

Anthony Gose's tumble within the Tigers organization continues.

Days after getting into a shouting match with Toledo Mud Hens manager Lloyd McClendon, Gose has been reinstated from a three-day suspension and optioned to Double-A Erie.

"After collectively evaluating the situation in Toledo, we spoke with Anthony and emphasized our organization's expectations of him," said Tigers general manager Al Avila through a statement.

Gose cleaned out his locker after McClendon took him out of the game, the Toledo Blade's John Wagner reports.

The outburst in Toledo is only the latest chapter in an ugly season for Gose, who was an Opening Day starter for the Tigers.

He played in 50 games with the Mud Hens, batting only .185, after hitting .209 in 29 games with Detroit.

"Most important, Anthony's transfer to Erie is a move to give him a fresh start to his overall performance as he works his way back to Detroit."