Detroit Tigers Links: Jhonny Peralta doesn't solve left field problems & where are all the Cleveland Indians fans?

Duane Burleson

Jhonny Peralta doesn't solve left field problems, setting the Tigers' playoff rotation, and where are all the Cleveland Indians fans? These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.

Tigers links:

World Series titles pack far more punch than individual accolades
The Detroit News, Kurt Mensching

Miguel Cabrera, Max Scherzer, Jose Iglesias; these players are part the group. We want to see them do well and earn individual honors like MVP, Cy Young or Rookie of the Year.

Why you shouldn't read into Detroit Tigers rookie Nick Castellanos taking grounders at third base
MLive.com, James Schmehl

The Tigersphere was thrown for a bit of a loop Saturday when the Detroit Tigers' official Twitter account tweeted a picture of Nick Castellanos taking grounders at third base.

Jhonny Peralta or Matt Tuiasosopo in LF? Still no resolution for Detroit Tigers
Detroit Free Press, John Lowe

Leyland indicated that Peralta likely will join the Tigers for the final three games of the season.

Worth done for the season with dislocated shoulder
Out of Left Field, Matthew B. Mowery

Reserve infielder Danny Worth dislocated his left shoulder diving for a ball in a game in Kansas City on Sept. 6, and it’s an injury that will end his season.

Setting the Detroit Tigers’ Playoff Rotation
Motor City Bengals, Tom Zahari

Going into play on Monday, the Detroit Tigers own a 5 game lead over the Cleveland Indians with 13 games remaining and a magic number of 9.

Around the AL Central:

Where are all the Indians fans?
Baseball Nation, Rob Neyer

The Indians are enjoying their best season in quite some time. It's too bad nobody's coming to the ballpark to watch them.

Elsewhere in baseball:

Navy Yard shooting in Washington D.C. leads to postponement of Braves/Nationals game
Yahoo Sports, Mike Oz

Thoughts and prayers are with those affected by yesterday's events.

The Roberto Clemente Award Nominees have been announced
HardballTalk, Craig Calcaterra

The Roberto Clemente Award goes to the Major Leaguer who "best exemplifies the game of baseball, sportsmanship, community involvement and the individual’s contribution to his team."

Mike Trout Edition of September History Watch
ESPN, Jayson Stark

The September History Watch question of the day: How great is Mike Trout?

Koji Uehara and greatest relief seasons
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield

Fun with numbers ... Lowest batting averaged allowed (50 innings minimum): 1. Koji Uehara, 2013 Red Sox: .126 2. Craig Kimbrel, 2012 Braves: .126 3.

Who is the real-life Crash Davis? How about Willie Mays Hayes?
Sporting News, Ryan Fagan

We all secretly envy our favorite characters from our favorite baseball movies, the kids we wished we would have been or the adults we wished we had become.

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