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Reports: Jim Leyland stepping down


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Jim Leyland won't return as manager of the Detroit Tigers next season, a decision the team will announce in a Monday morning news conference, according to multiple reports.

Leyland was managing the Tigers under a one-year contract extension he signed a year ago, after Detroit was swept by the San Francisco Giants in the World Series.Leyland, 68, told the team he was stepping down after the Tigers' Game 6 loss to the Boston Red Sox in the AL Championship Series, Fox Sports reported.

Leyland managed 2012 on a one-year deal as well.




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