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The Tigers' bullpen is not taking shape, the Marlins claim Duane Below from Detroit, and Yu Darvish is good at pitching. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.
With Valverde back in fold, Tigers' bullpen might finally be taking shape The Detroit News, Lynn Henning Obviously Henning wrote this before Thursday's game. And obviously he was drunk.
Game 20: Two ways to attack a Moose Beck's Blog, Jason Beck Grumble, grumble, grumble.
Marlins claim Duane Below away from Tigers Detroit Free Press, George Sipple Legitimately sad about this.
The strange career of Roy Cullenbine SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield
You're probably not familiar with Roy Cullenbine, considering he played in the majors from 1938 through 1947.
Around the AL Central:
White Sox 5, Rays 2: Early outburst enough for Chris Sale South Side Sox, Jim Margalus
Big first inning leads to consecutive wins for the first time in a week.
Gordon Slams Tigers, Royals win 8-3 Royals Review, Jeff Zimmerman
I love winning, it's like better than losing.
Elsewhere in baseball:
Currently historic: A new strikeout king? The Hardball Times, Jason Linden There is no way anyone can out-strikeout Adam Dunn. It's virtually impossible.
Are baseball games too long? Baseball Nation, Grant Brisbee No.
Yu Darvish GIF shows his five-pitch mastery Big League Stew, Mike Oz This is the most mesmerizing GIF I've ever seen.