Jim Leyland

Tiger Pitcher Benoit Taken Out of Setup Role
It’s about time.  Tiger Manager Jim Leyland said during his Tuesday pregame show that he was taking Joaquin Benoit out of the set-up role.  During the telecast, prior to a rain postponement, Leyland did not say who would take over the role...
Tiger Catcher Avila … Has Fun in Win
Detroit Tiger catcher Alex Avila decided to take Manager Jim Leyland’s words of advice to heart and “have some fun”.  Leyland had observed that Avila wasn’t playing as loose as he did when he played at Alabama.  Avila went 3 for 4…