Parrish to manage Detroit's West Michigan affiliate

Posted: 9:19 AM, Nov 08, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-08 14:19:56Z

Lance Parrish is taking over as manager for Class A West Michigan, a minor league affiliate of the Detroit Tigers.

Parrish managed Double-A Erie, another Detroit affiliate, for the past four seasons. The Tigers announced Tuesday he is moving to West Michigan.

The Tigers also announced Andrew Graham is taking over as Erie's manager for 2018. Mike Rabelo will manage Class A Lakeland, and Gerald Laird returns for his second season as manager at Rookie-level Connecticut.