AL Central Standings
Detroit Tigers by the (Uniform) Numbers
Among other things, Rogo isn't happy about Nick Castellanos' big league uniform number.
Rare stolen base gives Tigers' Austin Jackson an extra push
The Detroit News, Tom Gage
Jackson's lower steal totals might upset some fantasy owners, but they haven't stopped him from staying on a 100-run pace despite missing some time on the DL earlier this season.
Left behind: A look at players on 40-man roster, disabled list, restricted list who are not with Tigers
MLive, Chris Iott
It's a bit surprising to see Downs left off the roster when he was having a solid year prior to his injury.
Around the AL Central:
Elsewhere in Baseball:
September is the best month of the baseball season
ESPN, Jerry Crasnick
September baseball is more fun than playoff baseball because there are games everyday and commercial breaks don't last five minutes. Now, fix the roster eligibility rules and we're good.
Ryan Braun To Sit Out Entire Jewish Holiday Season
Cespedes Family Barbecue
If you aren't reading this site and following @CespedesBBQ on Twitter, you're doing it wrong.
Chase Utley Makes "Always Sunny" Character's Dream Come True
I feel dirty for even linking BuzzFeed, but it was either that or another unnamed blog with a zillion pop-up video ads. Anyway, this is awesome, especially if you're a fan of It's Always Sunny.
Was Barry Zito's contract really so terrible?
Baseball Nation, Rob Neyer
I hope that we see an article or two about this after Prince Fielder's contract expires, if only because it means we won a couple of championships.
Video: Billy Hamilton picks up first career stolen base
HardballTalk, Drew Silva
Not to take anything away from Hamilton, who is probably the fastest guy in the majors now, but he's out if Yadier Molina's throw is on line.