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Bless You Boys Podcast 92: Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos

Kurt and Al cover the past week of Detroit Tigers baseball, including the hiring of new manager Brad Aumus, Max Scherzer trade rumors, the possibility of a payroll crunch, free agency and the made-for-TV waste of time known as MLB awards season.

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Bless You Boys Podcast 92 has a running time of 49 minutes and features Al Beaton, and of course, Kurt Mensching. HookSlide has the week off.

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  • Meet Brad Ausmus, managerial flavor of the month!
  • It's far, far to early to make any kind of judgment, good, bad or indifferent, about the hiring if Ausmus.
  • Gene Lamont and Jeff Jones return. Tom Brookens won't.
  • Goodbye Lloyd McClendon.
  • Just because there's rumors the Tigers will trade Max Scherzer doesn't mean it's likely to happen. It's improbable, at best,
  • Is there a payroll crunch?
  • This is Omar Infante's one shot at a huge contract.
  • The few Tigers free agency rumors involve closers, the first of which was about Grant Balfour. Expect the Tigers to be linked to any and every closer on the market.
  • Awards season is here and we don't give a damn.
  • The SB Nation MLB Awards were determined by nerds. Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos Cabrera.

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