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Detroit Tigers Links: More Anibal Sanchez news & Alex Rodriguez's injury affects the Tigers' plans

Anibal Sanchez still isn't a Tiger, Michael Bourn is also unemployed, and Alex Rodriguez's injury could affect the Tigers' offseason plans. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.

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MLB Winter Meetings 2012: The Detroit Tigers invade Nashville
Bless You Boys
Since there wasn't much going on yesterday that Al and Alli didn't cover, be sure to get your fix here.

Tigers remain in talks on Sanchez
Beck's Blog, Jason Beck
One little nugget we didn't mention about Sanchez yesterday: if his contract offers go north of 7 years and/or $100 million, the tigers are expected to drop out of the running. Rumor has it that Dave Dombrowski will also laugh at the GM that signs that deal every night before he goes to sleep.

With Alex Rodriguez injured, Yankees' offseason plans could affect Tigers
The Detroit News, Tony Paul
I think that the Stephen Drew connection is a bit of a stretch, but I wouldn't rule the Yankees out of the Anibal Sanchez sweepstakes just yet either.

Meanwhile...Last Month in New York
TigerSnark
Parental discretion should probably be advised in any of Rogo's future posts involving Alex Rodriguez.

Elsewhere in Baseball:

Rangers, Joakim Soria agree on a 2 year, $8 million deal
Lone Star Ball, Adam J. Morris
This could end up being a steal for the Rangers, especially considering there is also a third year team option in this deal.

Giants bring Angel Pagan back for four more years
McCovey Chronicles, Grant Brisbee
Four years, $40 million for Pagan. It would be easier to call this an overpay had they not just won the World Series.

Free-agent matchmaker: Michael Bourn
Baseball Nation, Grant Brisbee
I'm a bit surprised that Bourn hasn't been signed yet, but I'm glad that no one has given in to his $100+ million demands quite yet either.

Jack Morris says his career is more than just Game 7 of the 1991 World Series
Big League Stew, David Brown
Damn straight.

Yost believes Hochevar can turn the corner for Royals
Kansas City Star, Bob Dutton
I love Ned Yost for this.