Detroit Tigers Links: More on Miguel Cabrera's Triple Crown & Austin Jackson's successful season

Peter G. Aiken-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Miguel Cabrera's Triple Crown has the Internet on fire, Austin Jackson quietly finished the season batting .300, and 100 reasons why you should watch the postseason. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.

Tigers links:

After Victor Martinez injury, two shrewd moves sent Tigers to title
The Detroit News, Lynn Henning

Better hitter, better athlete, greater spirit and hustle than most in Detroit imagined ahead of his signing. Mike Ilitch has gotten a nice kickback from Prince Fielder, even if those paychecks will become harder to digest a few years from now.

Triple Crown perfect fit for Cabrera
The Detroit News, Bob Wojnowski

Miguel Cabrera did what supposedly couldn't be done anymore, and he did it with unflinching power and uncommon calm.

Miguel Cabrera's Triple Crown Coronation
The Triangle Blog, Anna Clark

Cabrera doesn’t fit the mold set by the 14 others who won the Triple Crown. He is the first American immigrant to win it. He’s the first Latino. He’s active in Santeria and Catholicism.

Trout Versus Cabrera: Offense Only, Context Included
FanGraphs Baseball, Dave Cameron

At this point, both sides are basically just yelling at each other, and no one is changing their minds.

Since when is Miguel Cabrera not getting any press for his Triple Crown?
HardballTalk, Craig Calcaterra

If you do a Google News search for "Miguel Cabrera MVP" — and even if you cut it off before yesterday to avoid all of the cut-and-paste "Cabrera won the Triple Crown" reports that came out last night — you get 93,000 results.

How Miguel Cabrera surprised us en route to Triple Crown history
SI.com, Ted Keith

It is part of baseball's endless charm that history can be made anywhere at anytime by almost anyone.

Why each team can win it all
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield
Man, what a goober that Tigers writer is.

Triple Crown Visual Roundup
Brain Matters

More Miguel Cabrera love!

Thoughts on Miguel Cabrera's Triple Crown
Tiger Tales, Lee Panas

Thus, Cabrera had his chance at history and seized it by becoming only the 16th player since 1887 to win the Triple Crown. It may not have been the greatest individual season in Tigers history, but it will go down as one of the most memorable.

Austin Jackson Finishes 2012 with a .300 Batting Average
Motor City Bengals, Matt Snyder

Austin Jackson deserve a crown, too. Miggy can share.

Three crowns for Mr. Cabrera.
Roar of the Tigers, Samara Pearlstein

Triple your pleasure. Triple your fun.

Elsewhere in baseball:

100 reasons to watch the MLB postseason
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield

The only reason I don't like playing in the World Series is I can't watch myself play. -- Reggie Jackson

Bye, bye Bobby: Valentine gets axed by Red Sox after one dismal season
Big League Stew, Kevin Kaduk

I feel very little remorse for this man.

Meet Kris Medlen, Baseball's Best Pitcher
SBNation.com, Ray Glier

Kris Medlen, who stands at just 5'9, has been the best pitcher in baseball for the last two months. On Friday, he'll be the starter in the Braves' Wild Card game.

The all-month team: October
The Hardball Times, Richard Barbieri

October is the home of postseason heroics. Is it the birth of heroes on the field as well?

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