Teams have called Chipper Jones’ agent to see if he’s really retired

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If anyone thinks Chipper isn’t truly retired or, if had doubts, that he’d play for anyone other than Atlanta, they’ve made a mammo miscalculation. That said:

 

That said: who do you think would have a better 2013 season: zombie Chipper Jones or Kevin Youkilis?

Angels hire Brad Ausmus as special assistant to the GM

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Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports that the Angels have hired former Tigers manager Brad Ausmus as a special assistant to GM Billy Eppler.

Ausmus, 48, managed the Tigers for four seasons, accruing a 314-332 (.486) record. The Tigers fired him after the 2017 season and hired former Twins manager Ron Gardenhire in his place.

Ausmus will assist with scouting and evaluations of players in the Angels’ system, amateurs, and players in other organizations.