Roy Hallday is going everywhere

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Your latest dose of Roy Halladay “news”

— He’s going to the Phillies, Brewers, Rangers and Dodgers.

— He’s going to the Tigers, Twins and Red Sox.

— Oh, and the White Sox.

— And if you want to talk ancient history, you can go all the way back to last Wednesday and throw the Yankees into the mix too.

It’s all so confusing, it’s enough to make you cry.

With the passing of Walter Cronkite over the weekend, one pines for the days when the news happened before it was reported.

And for the record, I still don’t think he’s going to be traded by the deadline.

Report: Tigers to hire Ron Gardenhire as new manager

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The Tigers are expected to hire Ron Gardenhire as the team’s new manager upon completion of a contract, per Ken Rosenthal and Katie Strang of The Athletic. Gardenhire, 59, spent the 2017 season serving as the bench coach for the Diamondbacks.

Gardenhire managed the Twins for 13 seasons between 2002-14, amassing a 1,068-1,039 (.507) record in the regular season and reaching the playoffs six times.

According to Strang and Rosenthal, Gardenhire was one of 10 candidates to interview with the Tigers. Others included Alex Cora, Mike Redmond, Fredi Gonzalez, Joe McEwing, Hensley Meulens, Dave Clark, and Omar Vizquel. Apparently, GM Al Avila wanted a manager with previous major league managing experience.

The Tigers parted ways with previous manager Brad Ausmus at the end of the 2017 regular season, his fourth year at the helm.