If only Miguel Cabrera got to play at old Tiger Stadium ...
The Detroit News, Lynn Henning
It's an entertaining thought. A gut feeling is it would have added an easy five to 10 home runs a season and even more luster to numbers that already are overwhelming.
The Tigers were lacking in catching prospects a few years ago. Now they have an abundance of talent throughout the farm system at that key position.
Miguel Cabrera’s special sauce and other Tiger tales.
Roar of the Tigers, Samara Pearlstein
Miguel Cabrera is a historically excellent hitter. Miguel Cabrera frightens opposing pitching.
At the very least, it'll wind up on SportsCenter's Top 10 - maybe even as No. 1.
The best right-hander? Yu Darvish is the man
ESPN, David Schoenfield
There are worse ways to spend a Sunday afternoon than watching Yu Darvish and Justin Verlander pitch.
Around the AL Central:
Kluber wasn't as sharp, but more importantly, the bats were largely silent for the first time in a week.
Robin Ventura is my favorite MLB manager.
Mike Pelfrey leads the Twins past the Tribe, allowing Minnesota to leave Cleveland with a win.
Addison Reed's first blown save of the season sets up an even more disheartening sequence of events.
Elsewhere in baseball:
When the Hall of Fame got into the Steroids business
Baseball Nation, Rob Neyer
The Hall of Fame has co-funded a poorly designed survey of Americans' perceptions of steroid use among adolescents. And the "analysis" of the results is even worse.
Umpire John Hirschbeck goes looking for trouble, finds it
HardballTalk, Bill Baer
I have long believed that an umpire is best seen and not heard, a line often used to describe children.