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Is Miguel Cabrera the Hero of the Post-Steroid Era?
NYTimes.com, Mark Leibovich
Performance-enhancing drug scandals turned the mighty men of baseball into tragic figures. Then along came a big hitter with a beer-league physique.
Miguel Cabrera: The Art of Hitting
WSJ.com, Matthew Futterman
With a bat in his hand, Miguel Cabrera does it all wrong, but gets it all right. How the game's greatest offensive player defies years of accrued wisdom.
Fans are right to wonder just how this situation became so dire. What could have, and should have, been done to protect a man who might go down as the greatest and most important hitter in Tigers history?
Who Are Oakland's Hottest (And Coldest) Hitters Entering The ALDS?
Athletics Nation, Alex Hall
The regular season is over. Who are Oakland's hottest hitters entering the playoffs?
MLive.com writers Chris Iott and James Schmehl take their best shots at predicting the outcome of the American League Division Series between the Detroit Tigers and the Oakland Athletics.
Tigers starters will have to shoulder load during postseason run
The Detroit News, Lynn Henning
Frontline starters, a playoff team's cornerstone, are the specialty of the Tigers and the reason why an imperfect roster still is regarded as a dangerous matchup for any October opponent.
Tigers vs. A's: Who has the edge, position by position
The Detroit News, Tony Paul
Tony Paul of the Detroit News makes a position-by-position comparison of the Tigers and A's, including who has the edge and an overall prediction of who will win the American League Divisional Series.
Detroit's World Series pursuit technically begins tonight in Oakland, in the opener of the five-game Division Series.
Postseason Preview: Should Tigers be worried about what A's did here in August? 'Don't mean nothin' for both sides'
The Oakland Press, Matthew B. Mowery
If there weren’t more than a century worth of precedents, the old adages wouldn’t be touted so often.
SweetSpot TV: Tigers-A's ALDS preview
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield
Eric Karabell and I break down a rematch of last year's Division Series, when Justin Verlander dominated and the Tigers won in five.
Roar of the Tigers, Samara Pearlstein