Detroit Tigers Links: A look at Detroit's free agents & Prince Fielder's contract

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

A look at Detroit's free agents, Prince Fielder's contract and attitude, and a preview of tonight's Game 6 of the World Series. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.

Tigers links:

Will they stay or will they go: A look at the seven Detroit Tigers players who will be free agents, Chris Iott

From Jhonny Peralta to Jeremy Bonderman, let's take a look at each of the seven Detroit Tigers players who will be free agents this offseason.

Former Tigers manager Jim Leyland named grand marshal of Thanksgiving parade
The Detroit News, Tom Gage

Leyland on Tuesday was named Grand Marshal of America's Thanksgiving Parade. The announcement was made on WDIV's 'Live in the D' show.

Prince Fielder's contract, attitude could be albatross for Detroit Tigers
Detroit Free Press, Matt Pelc

When a team does not live up to expectations, it's natural to assign blame. In the days following the Tigers' ouster in Game 6 of the ALCS, people were quick to turn on the franchise's highest paid player.

Tigers shut out of Gold Glove Awards for fourth straight season
Out of Left Field, Matthew B. Mowery

Four years and counting since the last time the Detroit Tigers had a Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipient.

Tigers New Manager Will Have Pressure Beyond Belief
Where Have You Gone, Johnny Grubb?, Greg Eno

There isn't that much pressure on the next manager of the Tigers. All he has to do is win the World Series in his first season.

Cobbling Together a Bullpen
Motor City Bengals, Chris Hannum

You know and I know that the Tigers bullpen was not a strength last season.

Take Me To My Leader (And Make it Manny Acta)

I wanted to weigh in on this manager search before it becomes a moot point. Or "mute point", if you’re Rod Allen.

Elsewhere in baseball:

Cardinals' season comes down to Wacha one more time, Albert Chen

He was wearing a gray fleece jacket and blue jeans and looked like he was on his way to class on a college campus -- which, of course, is where he was just 18 months ago.

Is this what normal baseball looks like?
Baseball Nation, Rob Neyer

Game 5 was mostly about Jon Lester and Adam Wainwright -- rather than some crazy ending -- and Lester got the best of things, extending his incredible postseason run and putting the Red Sox just one victory away from yet another championship.

San Diego State baseball team plays game in Halloween costumes
Big League Stew, Mark Townsend

From the blog Big League Stew: Halloween game on Sunday afternoon, and some of the costumes worn were absolutely outstanding.

Difficult to defend this postseason
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield

The Gold Glove Awards are announced Tuesday night in the middle of the World Series, which is a bit ironic considering the defensive sloppiness we've seen from the Cardinals and Red Sox.

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