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Morning Prowl: Phil Coke, Jhonny Peralta, Spring Training Records

Getty Images Despite positive results, Tigers starter Phil Coke expects better
Calm down, Mr. Coke. You did fine. Don't drive yourself crazy over it.

Tigers SS Jhonny Peralta's consistent play reminds Leyland of Trammell | Detroit Free Press |
It's not just Will Rhymes who had compliments for Jhonny Peralta. A certain manager is gushing like Sparky Anderson.

Promotions have sapped Tigers' farm strength, but talent is evolving | | The Detroit News
Lynn Henning writes about Cale Iorg, Jacob Turner and others. Is it OK to be excited about Tigers' 5-0 spring training start?
Ian asks the question. The correct answer is that winning is fun and exciting so it's fine to enjoy it, but reading too much into spring training would be a mistake.

Big League Stew: 10 things I learned from my first trip to spring training
Besides, Ian should be excited about the Tigers starting 5-0. It was his first spring training! Ten Questions with Charlie Furbush
Charlie Furbush has gone from preparing for a career in sports management to elite Major League prospect. He talks about that transition.

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Zac Snyder looks back to a scary past. Sizemore at right stage of rehab process
Grady Sizemore won't be ready for opening day but he's not behind in the process, Indians say. Hitting coach Greg Walker believes White Sox lineup can avoid prolonged breakdowns
The Sox really do have a much better lineup than in the past year. I just hope they know you can't buy the division title. Trust us, we know. If anyone knows, we know. Morneau sees doctor, maintains progress
He hasn't been green lit to play but he's doing baseball-y things anyway. Pierzynski ticketed for speeding in full uniform
Not really news but I know how you like Schadenfreude .