AL Central Standings
Say what? Tigers' Jhonny Peralta ejected for first time
The Detroit News, Tony Paul
Jhonny Peralta steaming mad? That's something you don't see every day. OK, ever. Not even Thursday night, when, for the first time in his 11-year major league career he was ejected from a ballgame.
Has Al Alburquerque been throwing strikes in Triple-A Toledo? Who goes to Toledo when Austin Jackson returns? Could James McCann leapfrog Bryan Holaday this season?
Video: Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander gives 'best interview in baseball' on MLB Network
Detroit Free Press
Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander made an appearance on MLB Network's 'Intentional Talk' with Chris Rose and Kevin Millar on Wednesday.
Around the AL Central:
Sox roughed up again by the north siders.
The Kansas City Royals probably would be better off putting George Brett in the lineup than making him their interim hitting coach, but at least it will be good to see Brett back in a Royals uniform.
Elsewhere in baseball:
Is this another first half mirage that will lead to a second half collapse, or do Pittsburgh fans finally have a contender to root for?
Curtis Granderson to give $5 million to build new baseball stadium at his alma mater
Big League Stew, Mike Oz
I adore him.
This is the sort of TV umpires use for instant replay
HardballTalk, Craig Calcaterra
Well this is a bit disheartening. Also, Dells still exist? Fancy that.