Alan Trammell returns to the Tigers

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From the Twitter feed of Tom Gage:

Trammell, of course, was Kirk Gibson’s bench coach in Arizona, and that house was so totally cleaned that you probably can’t find a trace of his existence at Chase Field. Before that Trammell was Lou Piniella’s bench coach in Chicago, but was passed over for the job when Piniella retired. And, of course, managed the Tigers as they rebuilt for three pretty horrible years before Jim Leyland took over. The guy has never been in a really fantastic situation, frankly.

So now he regroups in Detroit. Or gets activated to play shortstop if Jose Iglesias’ shins don’t improve. Which would be pretty sweet and maybe finally convince someone he should be in the Hall of Fame.