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Rick Porcello says he needs to make adjustments, Jered Weaver knows Tigers fans hate him, and Mark Teixeira will undergo season-ending wrist surgery. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.
Detroit Tigers starter Rick Porcello: 'There are adjustments I need to make'
Detroit Free Press, George Sipple
That's great analysis, Porcello.
Thoughts: Tigers play ugliest game of year
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield
Your daily "I hate the Tigers" piece from Schoenfield.
Jered Weaver Knows Tigers Fans Hate Him
CBS Detroit, Jeff Riger
Right or wrong, that Carlos Guillen-Jered Weaver moment is easily one of my favorites ever. Will never get old watching it.
We dare you to suffer through this Miguel Cabrera for All-Star hype rap
For The Win, Ted Berg
*Insert distraught face emoticon here*
Inside the minors: Brayan Villarreal struggling in Toledo, Alex Avila now 1-for-12 in three rehab games
MLive.com, James Schmehl
Good news -- if we can really call it that -- is that Avila got a couple more hits last night. Small victories.
Around the AL Central:
Mets 3, White Sox 0: You're welcome, Shaun Marcum
South Side Sox, Jim Margalus
Mets righty finally picks up first win after starting season 0-9.
Marlins 5, Twins 3: Hit Parade Ousts Diamond as Minnesota Swept In Baseball's Hall of Terrors
Kevin Slowey vultures a win as Miami takes the two-game set from the Twins.
Elsewhere in baseball:
Mark Teixeira needs wrist surgery, out for the rest of the season
Big League Stew, Mike Oz
Welp, that's not great news for Teixeira. Or those responsible for his monster contract.
When being a great baseball player just isn't enough
Baseball Nation, Rob Neyer
When you're compared to Bo Jackson, you're more than just a supremely talented baseball player.
The Mariners will be the first team to fly a Gay Pride Flag at a game this Sunday
HardballTalk, Craig Calcaterra
I realize not everyone will agree, but I think this is ridiculously cool.
To an Athlete Flourishing Young: Manny Machado's Great Start in Baltimore
The Triangle Blog, Michael Baumann
But the most encouraging thing about the 2013 Orioles is that they’ll have a full season of Manny Machado.
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