April 21, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers second baseman Brandon Inge (15) flicks the ball to first for an out during the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE
AL Central Standings
Doug Fister is schedule to throw a bullpen side session today, Brandon Inge has a horrible approach at the plate, and Toledo's Brad Eldred is on quite the tear so far. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.
Fister scheduled to throw side session Thursday - Beck's Blog
A short but sweet update on Doug Fister from Jason Beck. With Adam Wilk being sent down last night, Fister may be closer to coming back than we think.
Brandon Inge’s Plate Approach: Bad as it Seems - Motor City Bengals, Garret Craig
I'm probably going to regret linking this, but the stats (small sample size and all) are too astounding to ignore.
Ex-Tiger Jeremy Bonderman has surgery to attempt MLB comeback - The Detroit News, Larry Lage
"'I'd like to get into a camp next spring and maybe start off the season in the minor leagues,' the 29-year-old Bonderman said in a telephone interview Wednesday. 'I just want another shot and give it one more chance.'"
There are Six Other Team that are Just as Bad (or Good) as the 10-7 Tigers - Walkoff Woodward, Josh Worn
To be perfectly honest, I stopped reading this halfway through and went to McDonalds for a cheeseburger and fries. Click over and you'll see why.
Whitecap Wednesday: Eugenio Suarez off to a Hot Start in West Michigan - The Tigers Den, Matt Snyder
A nice look at one of the Tigers' up-and-coming prospects. Suarez is a 20-year old Venezuelan shortstop who will soon be shooting up the Tigers' prospect rankings.
Around the AL Central:
A's 5, White Sox 4; Santiago blows game in the 14th - South Side Sox
"Any White Sox fan who watched this game immediately had their life shortened by three months." Meanwhile, everyone else loved it.
Elsewhere in Baseball:
Michael Pineda Diagnosed With Torn Labrum, Surgery Scheduled for May 1st - Pinstripe Alley
"Pineda is expected to miss a full year of time while recovering from the arthroscopic procedure, Brian Cashman told reporters. The Yankees are targeting May 1, 2013 for Pineda to be back on a big league mound."