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Morning Prowl: Trade Post-Mortems, Bad Bullpens, and Throwin' That Speedball By Ya

Cutoff Man wonders if the Josh Anderson trade could mean the end of Gary Sheffield's days in Detroit. Maybe I'm reading the situation wrong, but I think it's a mistake to assume Anderson would be part of the everyday lineup.

And I don't know about the rest of you, but the more I think about this deal, the more I like it. The Tigers were in crying need of speed off the bench, not to mention a lefty bat.

Washington Nationals manager Manny Acta was impressed by what he saw from Ryan Perry yesterday. That line's getting pretty long now.

Detroit Tigers Thoughts wonders why the Tigers seemed to be interested in reassembling the devilish 2007 Tampa Bay Rays bullpen.

I'm glad Royals Review noticed this, because I was going to say something: What is the deal with Mark Teahen's eye-black? Was he crying about being moved to second base?

Tigers minor leaguer Dan DeLucia is blogging for Here's his first dispatch from Spring Training. DeLucia's a left-handed pitcher who appeared in 15 games for Oneonta last year.

If you're really into 80's Night, the Tigers announced that you can get your big hair and leg warmers on May 4 at Comerica Park. A Jack Morris jersey t-shirt will also go to the first 7,500 in attendance. I think Mike McClary and I might show up in matching "Choose Life" t-shirts. Jitterbug!

Note to the Freep and Detroit News: The New York Times interviewed three Yankees bloggers for its "Bats" blog. All I'm saying is that if the NYT can do it...

(via Baseball Musings)

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