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Rick Porcello says he needs to make adjustments, Jered Weaver knows Tigers fans hate him, and Mark Teixeira will undergo season-ending wrist surgery. These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.

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AL Central Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
Detroit 42 34 .552 0 Lost 2
Cleveland 39 37 .513 3 Lost 1
Kansas City 35 39 .472 6 Lost 1
Minnesota 34 40 .459 7 Lost 2
Chicago 32 43 .426 9.5 Lost 1

(updated 6.26.2013 at 7:45 PM PDT)


Tigers links:

Detroit Tigers starter Rick Porcello: 'There are adjustments I need to make'
Detroit Free Press, George Sipple

That's great analysis, Porcello.

Thoughts: Tigers play ugliest game of year
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield

Your daily "I hate the Tigers" piece from Schoenfield.

Jered Weaver Knows Tigers Fans Hate Him
CBS Detroit, Jeff Riger

Right or wrong, that Carlos Guillen-Jered Weaver moment is easily one of my favorites ever. Will never get old watching it.

We dare you to suffer through this Miguel Cabrera for All-Star hype rap
For The Win, Ted Berg

*Insert distraught face emoticon here*

Inside the minors: Brayan Villarreal struggling in Toledo, Alex Avila now 1-for-12 in three rehab games
MLive.com, James Schmehl

Good news -- if we can really call it that -- is that Avila got a couple more hits last night. Small victories.

Around the AL Central:

Mets 3, White Sox 0: You're welcome, Shaun Marcum
South Side Sox, Jim Margalus

Mets righty finally picks up first win after starting season 0-9.

Marlins 5, Twins 3: Hit Parade Ousts Diamond as Minnesota Swept In Baseball's Hall of Terrors
Twinkie Town

Kevin Slowey vultures a win as Miami takes the two-game set from the Twins.

Elsewhere in baseball:

Mark Teixeira needs wrist surgery, out for the rest of the season
Big League Stew, Mike Oz

Welp, that's not great news for Teixeira. Or those responsible for his monster contract.

When being a great baseball player just isn't enough
Baseball Nation, Rob Neyer

When you're compared to Bo Jackson, you're more than just a supremely talented baseball player.

The Mariners will be the first team to fly a Gay Pride Flag at a game this Sunday
HardballTalk, Craig Calcaterra

I realize not everyone will agree, but I think this is ridiculously cool.

To an Athlete Flourishing Young: Manny Machado's Great Start in Baltimore
The Triangle Blog, Michael Baumann

But the most encouraging thing about the 2013 Orioles is that they’ll have a full season of Manny Machado.

More Roars

Angels 7, Tigers 4: Paws is sad (MS Paint recap)

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Help us find trade candidates | Trade deadline 2013 coverage

Tigers minor league scores and coverage

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