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Detroit Tigers Links: Guess what? Baseball is finally here!

I linked to some articles below. But let's be honest. I'm mostly just excited because regular season baseball is finally here and the Tigers play this afternoon. Welcome to a Monday that doesn't suck, everyone.


Tigers Links:

SweetSpot AL awards: Mike Trout for MVP
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield

The Mike Trout vs. Miguel Cabrera debate has already started and it's only day one. Or, maybe it never actually stopped.

No matter role, Tigers' lefty Phil Coke has right stuff
Detroit Free Press, John Lowe

Phil Coke is my favorite. I mean, honestly.

Ranking all 30 opening day starters around Major League Baseball
Big League Stew, Mark Townsend

Gee, I wonder who tops this list?

AL Central preview: Foes get better, but Tigers big favorites
The Detroit News, Tony Paul

In many ways, the Indians were the story of the American League Central this offseason. The Tigers, though, remain the easy favorite to be the first team to win three consecutive titles in this division since the Twins from 2002-04. And everybody knows it.

Happy Passover from Roar of the Tigers!
Roar of the Tigers, Samara Pearlstein

Terrible cartoons on the regular.

Elsewhere in baseball:

0-1 - Rangers Weary of Silver Boot Upkeep, Lose
Lone Star Ball

Man, the Rangers really look like they could use a day off.

Astros 8, Rangers 2
The Crawfish Boxes, David Coleman

Bud Norris provided the pitching while Justin Maxwell and Rick Ankiel fueled the offense to give Houston an Opening Night victory over the Rangers.

The worst Opening Day starts of the 2000′s
HardballTalk, Bill Baer

Let’s take a quick look back at some of the worst Opening Day starts of the 2000′s.