In others, it’s apparent the manager is already resigned to his fate. Brad Ausmus made a joke about next year's manager just now. Ausmus was hired by the Tigers before the 2014 and has since posted a 312-324 record.
Following an NFL team is no small deal. In addition to the time commitment, there's the emotional drain of following the ups and downs of a team throughout the season. Last year, I wrote off the Detroit Lions before their season began. But I seem a bit more excited about the franchise this season. Am I just setting myself up for a crushing disappointment?
The Chicago Cubs took complete control of the National League (NL) Central with a win over the Milwaukee Brewers in MLB on Thursday. Kris Bryant's two-run home run off reliever Oliver Drake in the top of the 10th inning provided the winning margin as the Cubs beat the Brewers 5-3 in 10 innings. The loss could not have been more heartbreaking for the Brewers, who fought back from a 2-0 deficit to tie the game, then took the lead on an Eric Thames single in the eighth.