Detroit Tigers Bringing Back Manager For 2013 Season
Long-time manager Jim Leyland returns after a brutal World Series loss
Jim Leyland is returning next year as manager of the Detroit Tigers.
The team and its manager quickly ended any remaining speculation about his status by announcing Tuesday that Leyland's contract was extended through 2013. He managed on a one-year deal this year and led the Tigers to the World Series, where they were swept by the San Francisco Giants.