Detroit Tigers Links: Tigers want to keep Anibal Sanchez & Brandon Inge wants the A's to remember Al Alburquerque's kiss

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Dave Dombrowski has admitted that the Tigers want to keep Anibal Sanchez next season, Jim Leyland is using the same lineup in tonight's game has he did on Sunday, and Brandon Inge wants the A's clubhouse to stew over Al Alburquerque's kiss from Sunday. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.

Detroit Tigers to use same lineup as Game 2; A's name Brett Anderson starter for Game 3
MLive, James Schmehl
I'm a bit surprised that Leyland is sticking with Gerald Laird behind the plate, but Alex Avila's splits were pretty horrible this season.

Tigers want to keep - rather than rent - pitcher Anibal Sanchez
The Detroit News, Tom Gage
I am all for this. Hopefully Sanchez is too.

Will The Real Best Bullpen Please Stand Up?
Motor City Bengals, Chris Hannum

"18.2% of the fly balls that he has allowed have gone yard. That’s a lot. Fly ball pitchers are going to live and die themselves on whether the ball dies on the warning track. For the A’s, it pretty much had all season long."

'Mr. Baseball' himself congratulates Miggy
MLB.com: News
This is unspeakably awesome.

Brandon Inge wants A's to stew about Al Alburquerque's kiss
Detroit Free Press, Shawn Windsor
Sure Inge, go ahead and do that.

ALDS Games 1 and 2
Roar of the Tigers, Samara Pearlstein

"I mean, Don Kelly, you guys. The Tigers are heading west in this best of all possible positions thanks to Don Kelly. Roll that one around in your mind for a while."

Elsewhere in Baseball:

St. Louis Cardinals hit Washington Nationals into submission to tie NLDS
Viva El Birdos, Dan Moore
The Cardinals were able to steal a win despite their starting pitcher only going two innings, but the Nationals still came away with the all-important split before heading back to D.C.

St. Louis Cardinals Even NLDS Up At 1-1 With 12-4 Win Over Washington Nationals
Federal Baseball, Patrick Reddington
The pressure might not have gotten to Jordan Zimmermann, but the Cardinals sure did.

Maryland troopers ask Derek Jeter and Nick Swisher for autographs during ALDS Game 1
Big League Stew, David Brown
I can understand Jeter, but Swisher? Seriously?

Yankees take early lead thanks to some fancy footwork by Ichiro
HardballTalk, D.J. Short
I'm not sure how this doesn't qualify as "out of the base line," but oh well.

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