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Detroit Tigers Links: Matt Tuiasosopo's value & are the Tigers looking for bullpen help?

Matt Tuiasosopo is proving his value to the Tigers, Detroit could be looking for more bullpen help, and talking Josh Hamilton's contract. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.


Tigers links:

Long shot Matt Tuiasosopo proving his value to Tigers
The Detroit News, Terry Foster
Proving his value until all of a sudden he's not. Which seems to happen a lot with these kinds of guys. Also, yes, I'm super cynical. The Tigers put me in a bad mood last night.

Are Tigers already looking for more bullpen help?
Beck's Blog, Jason Beck

I'm not even sure Jose Valverde is what I'm concerned about anymore. Which is actually a quite terrifying thought.

Rod Allen Meets the New Ace Employee

We all need a little laughter after last night.

Are Detroit Tigers Uniforms MLB's Best?
Motor City Bengals, Matt Snyder

Yes. Next question.

Around the AL Central:

Remembering Fred White
Royals Review, Craig Brown


Elsewhere in baseball:

Nolan Ryan’s son, Reid Ryan, named president of the Astros
HardballTalk, Craig Calcaterra

And you thought your job was bad ...

The Myth of the Passive Hitter
FanGraphs Baseball, Dave Cameron

Apparently, a memo went out to every major media organization that covers Major League Baseball, telling them that they should write about the ever increasing rise of strikeouts in the sport.

What contract would you give Josh Hamilton if he were a free agent?
Baseball Nation, Grant Brisbee

I'm with the guy who commented "tree fiddy." Because, yes.

Best pitchers never to start in the postseason
SweetSpot Blog ESPN, David Schoenfield

So, since 1969 and the divisional era, here are the pitchers who accumulated the most WAR but never started a playoff game.