AL Central Standings
Austin Jackson is finally starting a rehab assignment, David Chadd is please with how the Tigers' draft turned out, and a complete list of all the Tigers' draft picks. These stories and a panicked fanbase in today's Morning Prowl.
Jackson heading to Toledo on rehab assignment (updated) - Beck's Blog
This might be the only good thing that happened in the Tigers organization yesterday.
Detroit Tigers VP David Chadd 'couldn't be more happy' with how team fared in draft - MLive, Chris Iott
Meanwhile, MLive commenters don't know why we didn't draft a major league-ready 2nd baseman.
2012 MLB draft: Complete list of Tigers picks - The Detroit News
I hope that Austin Schotts makes the bigs because the opportunities to make puns about his name are endless.
Keeping Score: Indians @ Tigers 6/6/12 - DesigNate Robertson
"Keeping Score, for those of you new to this site, is simply a running dialogue of the inside of my mind during a baseball game. Batter by batter we’ll go until the end." Like the game itself, it wasn't pretty.
Book Review: The Greatest Show on Dirt by James Bailey - Tiger Tales, Lee Panas
"More than that though, Bailey tells a great story with good humor, colorful characters and interesting plots."
Panic Setting In, But Season's Not Over - Motor City Bengals, Garret Craig
Maybe the team isn't panicking, but the fanbase definitely is.
why is baseball - Roar of the Tigers, Samara Pearlstein
The Tigers are making Samara sad, which is never a good idea.
Around the AL Central:
Game 55: Indians 9, Tigers 6 - Let's Go Tribe
"Michael Brantley made the Tigers pay for a two-out error by hitting a three-run homer, and that set the tone for the rest of the game." Thanks, Boesch.
Royals Try to Bore Twins to Death, Fail, Fall 4-2 - Royals Review, Jeff Zimmerman
"Well it was an exciting game for 1 inning. One pitcher replaced. 2 errors. Half the runs in the game scored."
Elsewhere in Baseball:
Evan Longoria hoping to begin rehab assignment this week - HardballTalk, Aaron Gleeman
"With Longoria in the lineup the Rays were 15-8, compared to 16-16 since his injury." Difference maker? Difference maker.
Meanwhile, here's Rob Neyer's latest video mailbag for Baseball Nation.