July 26, 2021

Tigers Manager Ron Gardenhire Retires (MLB Trade Rumors)

Ron Gardenhire is retiring as Tigers’ manager, effective immediately, GM Al Avila announced today (via Chris McCosky of the Detroit News). Bench coach Lloyd McClendon will take over the manager’s chair for the remainder of the season, per Bob Nightengale of USA Today. Gardenhire intended to step away at the end of the 2020 season, he informed reporters (via Evan Woodbery of MLive), but a recent bout with food poisoning led him to step away a week and a half early.

More to come.

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