The Tigers' rotation is turning out to be pretty darn good, a writer compares Lance Armstrong and Roger Clemens, and Fox Sports Detroit gives us the greatest gift ever. These stories and some awesome Jose Canseco commercials in today's Morning Prowl.
Two Aces? The Tigers Have Three - Motor City Bengals, Chris Hannum
If the Tigers make the playoffs, this is a scary rotation for opposing teams.
Rod Allen Soundboard - Fox Sports Detroit
This is about three years overdue.
The Tigers Aren't Hitting Enough Home Runs - Eye On the Tigers, Jeff Roberts
"No, the problem has come from the core of Alex Avila, Jhonny Peralta, Brennan Boesch and Ryan Raburn who have hit a combined 32 HR so far this year, down from a combined 70 HR a year ago." Surprise!
tigerscoaster - Roar of the Tigers, Samara Pearlstein
So. Much. Awesome.
Jim Leyland, Dave Dombrowski agree: Stop excessive September callups - The Detroit News, Tony Paul
"That's not the issue, Leyland said. He just believes the league should set a cap at how many players are active each night - perhaps the typical 25, or even stretch it to 30. In other words, have healthy scratches each night, like they do in the NHL."
Detroit Tigers' Dave Dombrowski remains hopeful despite offense that has been 'very inconsistent' - MLive, Chris Iott
Translation: don't expect many changes this offseason.
Arizona Fall League preview - The Hardball Times, Jeff Moore
Obligatory Nick Castellanos mention.
Around the AL Central:
Samuel Deduno and Throwing Strikes - FanGraphs Baseball, J.P. Breen
Deduno's solid stats make me feel slightly better about him dominating the Tigers back in August.
Elsewhere in Baseball:
Roger Clemens cheated, why the celebration? - ESPN, Steve Wulf
The comparison to Lance Armstrong is eerie, if nothing else.
Jose Canseco’s Old Milwaukee commercials are now online for everyone to enjoy - Big League Stew, Kevin Kaduk
Words cannot describe...
How Will Washington Nationals Fans Get Home From Postseason Games? - Baseball Nation, Al Yellon
If I end up attending one of these games, you can bet that I will be taking a cab home.