4/11/02 1. 4/4/02 - Detroit News President George W. Bush decided to send Secretary of State, Colin Powell, to the Midwest to try to help along negotiations in resolving the Israeli-Arab conflict. 2. 4/5/02 - Detroit News The Detroit Tigers lost their home opener 10-1 to the Cleveland Indians.

Mark Redman was the starting pitcher for the Tigers, and got the loss. Days Baez was the starting pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, and received the win. 3. 4/6/02 - Detroit Free Press A pipeline rupture sent about 90, 000 gallons of oil pouring into a southeast Louisiana coastal area known as Little Lake Saturday. Owner BP Amoco shut down the pipeline as soon as it became aware of the spill and notified Garner Environmental, which dispatched five boats to begin containment and cleanup, said company spokesman Neil Chapman. 4.

4/8/02 - ESPN The Detroit Tigers fired head coach Phil Garner and general manager Randy Smith today. Replacing Garner will be Double-A coach Luis Pujols. And replacing Smith will be president and CEO, Dave Dombrowski 5. 4/10/02 - Detroit Free Press One day after firing manager Phil Garner and general manager Randy Smith, president and general manager Dave Dombrowski canned pitching coach Dan Warthen and third base coach Doug Mansolino, replacing them with Steve McCatty and Rafael Landestoy. Bullpen coach Ed Ott, also fired Monday, will be replaced by Jeff Jones. 4.

4/8/02 - ESPN The Detroit Tigers fired head coach Phil Garner and general manager Randy Smith today. Replacing Garner will be Double-A coach Luis Pujols. And replacing Smith will be president and CEO, Dave Dombrowski 5. 4/10/02 - Detroit Free Press One day after firing manager Phil Garner and general manager Randy Smith, president and general manager Dave Dombrowski canned pitching coach Dan Warthen and third base coach Doug Mansolino, replacing them with Steve McCatty and Rafael Landestoy. Bullpen coach Ed Ott, also fired Monday, will be replaced by Jeff Jones..