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Phil Coke did not like giving up a home run Sunday. He didn't like waiting to get a fresh ball for the next batter, either. But he likes starting, so that's good.
Phil Coke did not like giving up a home run Sunday. He didn't like waiting to get a fresh ball for the next batter, either. But he likes starting, so that's good.

Ah, another nice weekend in the north country. Time to get back to work! Check back at 10 for a story about Ryan Raburn and 12:30 for our daily gamethread.

The 2011 BYB Meet-up: Seats reserved, payment info
Don't forget to reserve your spot!

AL Central In Focus: Prospect Profile: Andrew Oliver

Freep: Tigers LHP Andrew Oliver's solid performance raises issues
John Lowe looks at three issues surrounding Andy Oliver's nice showing so far this spring.

No Run Support » Tigers win 2-1 thanks to late heroics
Erin (sabrerosetiger) reports from Lakeland.

Tigers.com: Coke handling ups and downs of starting
Phil Coke is feeling more comfortable as a starter already. I don't put too much emphasis on spring training stats, but it's good to see he's getting into the groove as a member of the rotation.

DetNews: Tigers outfielder Avisail Garcia, 19, 'a good-looking baby'
A nice profile of an outfield prospect with this important pronunciation note: It's Avi-sy-eel. Not Avi-sail, as in sale.

DetNews: 'Bull Durham' or 'The Natural'? Our Tigers writers debate that and much more
Tom Gage and Lynn Henning debated Twitter style. But the answer has got to be "Bull Durham" right? Yeah, thought so.

Freep: Tigers rookie OF Andy Dirks making case for roster
Dirks has been on fire so far during spring training, but I still think that might not get him his big league ticket until later in the season.

Tiger Tales: A Detroit Tigers Blog: Outfielders Battling for Roster Spots
Lee comes the same conclusions I did a few days back.

MLive: Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila is being more aggressive with at-bats
Avila worked hard during the offseason to be stronger and faster, he said.

AL Central In Focus: White Sox Extend Matt Thornton

TwinsBaseball.com: Casilla day to day with tweaked left ankle
See, other teams have injuries too.