MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 15: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning on August 15, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Max Scherzer is one of baseball's weirdest pitchers, Keith Law leaves Miguel Cabrera off his American League MVP ballot, and Melky Cabrera could be this year's batting champion. These stories and other things that make zero sense in today's Morning Prowl.
Max Scherzer: Still One Of Baseball's Weirdest Pitchers -- Baseball Nation, Grant Brisbee
This was written before Wednesday's win against the Twins, but it still holds weight -- probably now even more so.
ESPN's Keith Law disses Tigers' Miguel Cabrera, leaves him off MVP ballot -- Detroit Free Press, Brian Manzullo
Oh no he didn't. /snap fingers
Tiger Fans Don’t Fully Appreciate Miguel Cabrera -- CBS Detroit, Jamie Samuelsen
Man, yesterday was not Cabrera's day in the media.
20 Questions With Fake Boesch!! -- Cats With Bats
WARNING: Not suitable for the kiddos' eyeballs.
AL MVP Race: Mike Trout vs. Miguel Cabrera -- Motor City Bengals, John Verburg
"There is much discussion right now in Detroit going on right now about the A.L. MVP race, fueled in part by Tigers manager Jim Leyland coming out in support of his player Miguel Cabrera just a few days ago."
Scherzer's amazing season. -- MarioImpemba.com, Mario Impemba
Scherzer still -- on occasion -- raises my blood pressure, but Mario is right, he's having an incredible season.
Around the AL Central:
Chicks Dig the Long Ball, Chicks Digging Visiting A's After 3 - 0 Win in Kansas City -- Royals Review
"Hochevar was surprisingly effective. Granted, he gave up two dongs, but they weren't of the soul-crushing, eight-run variety he usually gives up. When Hochevar is the highlighted player of the game, that doesn't tend to bode well for the Royals."
White Sox 7, Blue Jays 2: Indoor fireworks -- South Side Sox, Jim Margalus
"The White Sox used five homers to win a series in Toronto for the first time since 2006."
Elsewhere in baseball:
Melky Cabrera will be this year’s batting champion, according to projection system -- Big League Stew, Kevin Kaduk
Please make this not happen. Please.