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Detroit Tigers Links: More thoughts on the Anibal Sanchez deal & Jack Morris Hall of Fame debate

More thoughts on the Anibal Sanchez deal, Torii Hunter says he's not upset over the Josh Hamilton signing, and the case for Jack Morris in the Hall of Fame. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.

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Sanchez reaction
MarioImpemba.com

The Anibal Sanchez deal became official today as the Tigers put the finishing touches on one of top rotations in baseball. The club held a press conference at Comerica Park officially announcing the five-year deal.

Tigers' Torii Hunter reiterates he's not mad at Angels over Josh Hamilton signing
Detroit Free Press, James Jahnke

"I'm not upset, I'm not sore. I signed with one of the best teams, if not the best team, in baseball.'"

Sanchez left money on table, and other tidbits
Beck's Blog, Jason Beck

As if you couldn't like him anymore ...

Jack Morris, the Hall of Fame, the narrative
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield

I find it interesting that of all the pictures they include of Morris, it's of him in a Twins uniform.

Winter Ball Update 2012: Part Four
Walkoff Woodward, Erin Saelzler

As we head into the final weeks of the regular season, your current league leaders are the Aguilas Cibaeñas/Estrellas de Oriente (Dominican Republic, both 30-17), the Tomateros de Culiacan (Mexico, 13-7), the Criollos de Caguas (Puerto Rico, 18-10), and the Leones del Caracas/Navegantes del Magallanes (Venezuela, 30-24).

PCB’s Guide to the Holidays.
Brain Matters

The holidays can sure be a stressful time. With all the extra work of preparing food, buying presents, and trying to figure out what the heck Kwanzaa is, it can be downright maddening.

And There Goes Plan B (Or Was It Plan A?)
The Daily Fungo, Mike McClary

Not sure I speak for the majority of Tigers fans, but I’ve given up hope that anyone but Jhonny Peralta would be the Opening Day lineup for the Tigers.

Why Trading Rick Porcello For A Reliever Would Be Horrible For The Detroit Tigers
Motor City Bengals, Matt Snyder

I'd still like to see Porcello considered for a relief position, even at closer. Though I think I'm mostly alone in those sentiments.

Anibal Sanchez jumps into a giant pile of money.
Roar of the Tigers, Samara Pearlstein

I imagine it would be fun to jump into a giant pile of money. Perhaps I'll know someday.