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Detroit Tigers Links: Torii Hunter could be a Tiger soon & the Marlins do their best Marlins impression

Torii Hunter would make a good fit in Detroit, Bob Melvin was named AL Manager of the Year, and the Marlins do their best Marlins impression. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.

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Outfielder Torii Hunter would be a good fit for Detroit Tigers
The Detroit News, Tom Gage

And anyone who disagrees, I will personally punch in the face!

A Full-Blown Outfield Plan For The Detroit Tigers
Motor City Bengals, Chris Hannum

Torii Hunter. That is all.

Off-season is now fun for Tigers fans
Detroit Free Press, John Verburg

One of the first things I do on a daily basis is check out multiple sporting sites searching, no, hoping is more like it, for some big news on a move the Tigers made while I was sleeping.

Oakland A's Bob Melvin named AL Manager of the Year; Jim Leyland receives two third-place votes, Chris Iott

Naoko Sato of Nikkan Sports News and Gregg Patton of the Riverside Press Enterprise gave their third-place votes to Leyland.

Elsewhere in baseball:

Mike Trout and Bryce Harper put up historic seasons in 2012, Tom Verducci

Harper and Trout. Trout and Harper. They have been linked already in their young careers with strong bonds: travel baseball superstars as amateurs, Scottsdale Scorpions teammates in the Arizona Fall League last year, major league call-ups on the same day this year, their first All-Star Game experienced together this year, texting buddies and now Rookies of the Year announced on the same night.

When Robinson Cano made it clear that he was the World's Greatest Second Baseman
Baseball Nation, Rob Neyer

If there was any doubt about the identify of baseball's greatest second baseman, the Yankees' superstar removed that in 2012.

Marlins and Blue Jays near deal that sends Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson north
Big League Stew, Kevin Kaduk

I can't even imagine having to be a Marlins fan. You guys deserve better.