With honors, it looks like. Austin Jackson isn't a freshman, sophomore or a junior with the Tigers, anymore. For that matter, not even a senior.
Valverde to stick in Lakeland a while longer
Beck's Blog, Jason Beck
Jose Valverde’s road potentially back to Detroit is going to keep him in Lakeland a little while longer. It sounds like he’ll be in the minors longer than that.
Running the bases has been up to speed early for Tigers
Detroit Free Press, Shawn Windsor
Much was made when Miguel Cabrera stole third base last week against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Around the AL Central:
MLB Final Score: Boston Red Sox 7, Cleveland Indians 2
Let's Go Tribe
Chris Getz: More Than Meets the Eye; Also Braves Beat
Royals Royals Review
Chris Getz broke character for just one important moment in an attempt to elevate much more than just himself. A nation is on the path to healing.
White Sox 4, Blue Jays 3: Konerko's power-speed blend decisive
South Side Sox, Jim Margalus
Captain factors into all four runs with quality plate appearances and smart baserunning, while Dayan Viciedo delivers his second big hit of the year.
Elsewhere in baseball:
Boston is a sports town. Its people are passionate.
Pinstriped Bible, Greg Kirkland
My heart goes out to the people in Boston.
Ranking my 10 favorite baseball movies of all time
HardballTalk, Aaron Gleeman
OK, so yesterday I linked to IMDB's list of the top 10 baseball movies of all time and suggested that any list ranking "Fever Pitch" ahead of "The Natural" while leaving "Major League" off entirely is sort of tough to take seriously.
Do baseball players make too much money?
Baseball Nation, Grant Brisbee
A one-sentence rebuttal to an oft-used argument. (Surrounded by hundreds of other sentences.)