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Detroit Tigers Links: Is Jesse Crain a good fit in Detroit & Matt Tuiasosopo could get more playing time

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Is Jesse Crain a good fit in Detroit, Matt Tuiasosopo could get more playing time, and Chris Davis continue his best Miguel Cabrera impression. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.

David Banks

Tigers links:

Jesse Crain seems a good fit for Detroit Tigers
chicagotribune.com, Phil Rogers

And if the Chicago White Sox move him to their American League Central rival, it could be a win-win situation for all involved.

Bullpen versatility suits Tigers' Drew Smyly, but he's still future starter
The Detroit News, Tom Gage

The Tigers still view Smyly him a future starter, and that will come in time, but before it does, they're happy with what they're getting out of the left-hander who turned 24 during the last road trip.

Excellent performances by other four starters have helped cover for not quite right Justin Verlander
MLive.com, Chris Iott

The Tigers and their fans should consider themselves blessed that Verlander has eight wins and an ERA below 4.00 and -- right now, at least -- the Tigers have four other starters pitching better than he is.

Detroit Tigers' Matt Tuiasosopo could be in line for more playing time
Detroit Free Press, George Sipple

Some well-deserved playing time that's for sure.

Kate Upton slights Justin Verlander in happy birthday tweet to his buddy
Big League Stew, David Brown

Bitter much? I mean, honestly.

Detroit Tigers' Max Scherzer talks playoffs, All-Star Game with Dan Patrick
Detroit Free Press | freep.com

Start a season 10-0 and you get noticed.Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer got a little time in the national spotlight Wednesday on 'The Dan Patrick Show.'

Elsewhere in baseball:

Chris Davis keeps up Miguel Cabrera impersonation with monster day
The Strike Zone, Jay Jaffe

I'm starting to think this isn't just a "phase" for Davis.

Joe Torre’s daughter caught a falling baby
HardballTalk, Aaron Gleeman

And what have YOU done today?

Josh Hamilton's tough Tuesday night
Baseball Nation, Rob Neyer

Struggling Josh Hamilton news always makes me remarkably happy.

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