Saturday, August 31, 2013
REPORT: Phil Nevin out as manager of Tigers' Triple-A affiliate
According to John Wagner of the Toledo Blade,
the Tigers Triple-A affiliate, the Toledo Mud Hens, announced Saturday night that manager Phil Nevin had been fired, and will not finish out the final two games of the season International League season.
The former big-leaguer amassed a 192-238 record in three seasons in Toledo.
Gene Roof, the organization's coordinator of baserunning, will be the team's interim manager, Wagner reported, while hitting coach Leon "Bull" Durham and pitching coach A.J. Sager will be with the team for the final two games.