Detroit Tigers Links: Jhonny Peralta's value this season & Yu Darvish loses perfect game in 9th inning

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Giving up on Jhonny Peralta would be a mistake, pulling Justin Verlander after the fifth inning was a wise decision, and Yu Darvish loses his perfect game with two outs in the ninth inning (sound familiar?). These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.

Tigers links:

Giving up on Tigers' Jhonny Peralta would be a mistake
The Detroit News, Kurt Mensching

It's unlikely the Tigers will find a player on the trade market they can realistically acquire who'll be a true upgrade over Peralta.

Tigers' Justin Verlander (wisely) chills after five, bullpen does the rest
Detroit Free Press, Drew Sharp

Agreeing with Drew Sharp gives me a bad feeling. But in this instance, I don't understand how anyone could not agree with pulling JV after five innings on Monday.

Tigers' Jhonny Peralta On Pace For Best Season Ever
Motor City Bengals, Matt Snyder

Given Peralta's career numbers, I'm not really sure this statement is that much of a stretch.

The Detroit Tigers Fan's Guide to the 2013 Minnesota Twins
TigerSnark

Stupidest Name on Roster: Trevor Plouffe.

A seat at Comerica Park to see Detroit Tigers will cost a bit more
The Detroit News, Michael Martinez

"Only the rich people, or the stupid people, pay to see this team." Umm. Oh. OK?

Around the AL Central:

MLB Final Score: Indians 4, Blue Jays 1
Let's Go Tribe

That was fun.

Elsewhere in baseball:

Yu Darvish Dominates Professional Baseball Team
Lone Star Ball

A single ground ball is all that stood between Yu Darvish and Perfection.

Yu Darvish loses perfect game with two outs in ninth inning
HardballTalk, Drew Silva

Jason Donald and Marwin Gonzalez are now two people I hate.

How Hall of Famers rank for salary in 2012 dollars
The Hardball Times, Graham Womack

You know what's really depressing about this? A baseball player in 1933 made more money than I do in 2013. I've failed in life.

The beauty of baseball: photos of each stadium from opening day
Big League Stew, Mike Oz

I love this post so much I actually want to cry. Baseball really is so beautiful.

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