Detroit Tigers Links: Jhonny Peralta could return for playoffs & Pete Rose says he 'picked the wrong vice'

Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE

Jhonny Peralta could return for playoffs if needed, Pete Rose says he "picked the wrong vice," and where Delmon Young goes from here. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.

Tigers links:

Tigers have the left fielders they need, if they're used correctly
The Detroit News, Kurt Mensching

Andy Dirks' play has led to a barrage of questions. When's Nick Castellanos coming up? Is Nick Castellanos up yet?

Writer: Most likely World Series is Detroit Tigers beating L.A. Dodgers
Detroit Free Press, Phil Rogers

The most dangerous teams the Dodgers and Tigers could face in the playoffs are the Braves, Pirates and Rays.

Expect Cruz and Peralta back if their teams need them for October
SI.com, Tom Verducci

Will the Rangers and Tigers welcome back Nelson Cruz and Jhonny Peralta when their drug suspensions expire this year?

Dark Side of Green
A new Tigers blog for everyone to check out!

Around the AL Central:

AL Central: At the three-quarter mark
The Hardball Times, Chris Jaffe

The show's mostly over—the teams have sorted themselves out.

Elsewhere in baseball:

Where Delmon Young goes from here ...
Baseball Nation, Grant Brisbee

The Phillies took a shot. Who's next?

Pete Rose says he ‘picked the wrong vice,’ alcohol or drugs would have gotten him another chance
Big League Stew, Mike Oz

Between the recent Hall of Fame inductions, the banned-for-life threats aimed at Alex Rodriguez and last week's Biogenesis suspensions, we've heard Pete Rose's name a lot recently.

Shut the Door, Have a Seat: Kenley Jansen Is Simply Awesome
The Triangle Blog, Michael Baumann - Grantland

Here's what you probably know about Kenley Jansen: He’s a pretty good pitcher.

Banana tosser says he was mad at Giants, nothing to do with Adam Jones
HardballTalk, Matthew Pouliot

After hearing the outcry over a thrown banana, Alexander Poulides reached out to the San Jose Mercury News on Monday and said that he was the tosser and that it was a move made strictly in frustration.

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