Cabrera versus Trout about RBIs, not WAR
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield
If you want to dismiss the "better" argument and bring in value ... well, that's a lot of clutch hitting there from Mr. Davis. Maybe he's your MVP?
If Jhonny Peralta can help, Tigers must welcome him back for playoffs
The Detroit News, Kurt Mensching
Even if GM Dave Dombrowski is leaning strongly in one way, stating any decision now would be a mistake.
Sure, Detroit actually needs to win games down the stretch to close it out – the most magical of numbers is 15 – but that’s going to happen.
Scherzer, Sanchez Lead AL in Run Prevention
Tiger Tales, Lee Panas
Tigers ace Max Scherzer has taken over the lead with 28.1 Pitching Runs.
Baseball has a language all its own. Lucky for you I'm here to translate.
Around the AL Central:
Ubaldo = really really good. Chris Perez = let's not talk about it.
Royals rally, fall short in heartbreaker
Royals Review, Craig Brown
It turns out solo home runs do hurt. Same for questionable pinch hitting tactics.
Trevor Plouffe and the new Wilson Ramos come through!
Miguel Cabrera gets thumb in first inning while Max Scherzer throws his shortest start of the season.
Elsewhere in baseball:
The Pirates clinched their first winning season since 1992 with a 1-0 victory over the Texas Rangers Monday night.
10 greatest reliever seasons ever
The Hardball Times, Chris Jaffe
So ... what are they, then?
Have the MVPs and Cy Youngs already been decided?
Baseball Nation, Grant Brisbee
I get odds e-mailed to me every other week from Bovada about different things. Most of them have to do with divisional or World Series odds, but some of them have to do with individual...