Kansas City at Detroit

Kansas City at Detroit

Alex Gonzalez won it with a run-scoring single in the ninth as the Detroit Tigers rallied for a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Opening Day.
Detroit Tigers name Brad Ausmus manager

Detroit Tigers name Brad Ausmus manager

DETROIT, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Former major league catcher Brad Ausmus has been named to succeed Jim Leyland as manager of the Detroit Tigers, the team announced Sunday.

Farrell introduced as Bosox manager

BOSTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- John Farrell, introduced Tuesday as the new skipper of the Boston Red Sox, said it was "an incredible privilege" to have been hired.

Dodgers place C Ausmus on disabled list

LOS ANGELES, April 10 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Brad Ausmus has landed on the disabled list for the first time in his 17-year career, team officials said Saturday.

Dodgers C Martin out 4-to-6 weeks

PHOENIX, March 7 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Russell Martin will miss the rest of spring training and opening day with a pulled groin muscle, manager Joe Torre says.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 4, Houston 3

LOS ANGELES, July 19 (UPI) -- Matt Kemp's solo homer Sunday lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 win over Houston, averting a three-game sweep.

MLB: LA Dodgers 7, Milwaukee 4

MILWAUKEE, July 12 (UPI) -- Clayton Kershaw held Milwaukee to a run and two hits in six innings Sunday, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-4 win over the Brewers.

MLB: LA Dodgers 1, Colorado 0

LOS ANGELES, July 1 (UPI) -- Rafael Furcal's pinch-hit single in the eighth inning Wednesday sent pinch-runner Russell Martin racing home for a 1-0 LA Dodgers win over the Colorado Rockies.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Colorado 5

DENVER, April 25 (UPI) -- Brad Ausmus put Los Angeles in front in the ninth Friday and Jonathan Broxton then escaped a Colorado threat to give the Dodgers a 6-5 win over the Rockies.

MLB: Houston 3, Atlanta 1

HOUSTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Wandy Rodriguez yielded an unearned run on four hits in seven innings Sunday, pacing Houston's season-ending 3-1 win over the Atlanta Braves.

MLB: Houston 6, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Roy Oswalt yielded just one run in six innings Sunday, allowing the Houston Astros to register a 6-2 victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

MLB: Houston 6, N.Y. Mets 4 (10 innings)

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Brad Ausmus and Darin Erstad hit solo homers in the top of the 10th inning Sunday, delivering Houston a 6-4 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: Houston 11, Milwaukee 6

MILWAUKEE, July 27 (UPI) -- Geoff Blum led a 16-hit attack Sunday with two homers and four RBI in Houston's 11-6 win over Milwaukee.

MLB: Houston 4, LA Dodgers 1

HOUSTON, June 30 (UPI) -- Lance Berkman homered and Roy Oswalt was cruising before leaving in the seventh with an injury Monday in Houston's 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 8, Houston 4

HOUSTON, June 14 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez hit an inside-the-park home run Saturday to help the New York Yankees record an 8-4 win at Houston.
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Brad Ausmus
Los Angeles Dodgers' Brad Ausmus walks off the field after flying out to center field during the fourth inning against the Chicago White Sox at U. S. Cellular Field in Chicago on June 25, 2009. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)

Bradley David "Brad" Ausmus (pronounced /ˈɔːsməs/; born April 14, 1969, in New Haven, Connecticut) is a catcher in Major League Baseball for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

He is a three-time Gold Glove Award winner (2001–02, 2006). He was also an All Star in 1999. He won the 2007 Darryl Kile Award "for integrity and courage," presented annually by local chapters of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) to players on the Astros and St. Louis Cardinals.

A five-time league-leader at catcher in fielding percentage, he has also led the league twice each in percentage caught stealing and in range factor, and once each in putouts and assists.

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