AL Central Standings
(updated 9.20.2012 at 7:57 PM PDT)
Ex-Tiger Brandon Inge: Miguel Cabrera deserves AL MVP honors over Angels' Mike Trout
MLive.com, James Schmehl
Because you all really wanted to know Brandon Inge's opinion.
Miguel Cabrera, The Triple Crown, And Handicapping The AL MVP Race
Baseball Nation, Grant Brisbee
"Miguel Cabrera might win the Triple Crown. Could voters conceive giving the MVP to someone else if he does it?"
Justin Verlander makes passionate case for Miguel Cabrera as AL MVP
Big League Stew, Kevin Kaduk
Justin Verlander would probably be a good campaign manager.
Jim Leyland is wrong with his implication that Detroit Tigers wouldn’t trade Miguel Cabrera for Mike Trout
The Tigers Den, Matthew Snyder
"There’s actually three separate questions at play here that we should separate out first. (1) Who’s the better player, (2) who’s having the better season, and (3) who would you rather have on your team."
Why Do Sabers Want to Deny Miguel Cabrera the MVP?
Tiger Tales, Lee Panas
"The biggest question in the baseball internet community right now is whether Miguel Cabrera or Mike Trout is more deserving of the MVP award."
This is easily the greatest thing Phil Coke's Brain has ever written.
Drew Sharp: Jim Leyland should be skipper for 2013
Detroit Free Press, Drew Sharp
For all the Drew Sharp fans out there. You know who you are. You just don't admit it.
Joking Avila cleared to return, but situation was no laughing matter
Out of Left Field, Matthew B. Mowery
"It was a laughing matter. It also was not."
That was deep.
Around the AL Central:
White Sox Expected To Decline Jake Peavy's Option, But Pitcher Could Still Return
SB Nation Chicago, Bryan Kilpatrick
"Jake Peavy's 2013 option is expected to be declined by the White Sox, but the door is still open for the starting pitcher to return to the South Side on a new deal."
Indians 4, Twins 3: Kotchman Walks Off Swarzak
"Twins fall short of sweeping the Tribe with a 4-3 defeat in ten innings. Plouffe homered, even if he thought he didn't."
Game 150: Indians 4, Twins 3 (10)
Let's Go Tribe
"The Indians won in extra innings to salvage a game in their series with the Twins. A recap of the game."
Elsewhere in Baseball:
'42' trailer: Baseball legend Jackie Robinson comes to life
EW.com, Adam B. Vary
I'm actually very excited to see this. Looks like it could be good.
Source: Angels talk to Industry about move to new stadium
LA Daily News, Ben Baeder
"Angels officials have had preliminary talks about moving the Major League Baseball franchise from Anaheim to Industry, according to a source with close ties to Industry City Hall."
Yep, Keith Hernandez’s mustache is going bye-bye
HardballTalk, Craig Calcaterra
I. Am. Devastated.