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Detroit Tigers Links: 10 questions facing the Tigers & Vin Scully is still the best

Tom Gage address 10 questions that the Tigers face as the season gets closer, injuries shouldn't keep Detroit out of a run for the World Series, and Vin Scully is still the best in the business.

Tigers links:

The Tigers discussed a possible comeback for 46-year-old Omar Vizquel
HardballTalk, D.J. Short

When it was announced that defensive whiz Jose Iglesias would miss most (or all) of the season with stress fractures in both of his legs, the Tigers said they were content with considering internal replacements at shortstop.

10 questions facing the Tigers as season looms
The Detroit News, Tom Gage

Tigers open the regular season a week from Monday, but as manager Brad Ausmus said before Saturday's 9-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, the team still has a lot 'moving parts right now.'

Even with injuries, Tigers still favorite to win American League Central
Detroit Free Press, Jamie Samuelsen

As you agonize over the injuries and the unsettledness, just keep three names in your mind – Verlander, Scherzer and Sanchez.

Tigers cut eight more from camp, leaving four real decisions
Out of Left Field, Matthew B. Mowery

The Tigers trimmed eight from the big-league roster Sunday morning, leaving them with 32 in big league camp.

30 Tigers in 30 Days: #29 – Al Alburquerque
Walkoff Woodward, Grey Papke

Thanks to a 2012 that was mostly aborted thanks to an elbow injury, 2013 was essentially Al Alburquerque’s second full season in the majors.

Injuries Abound But All is Not Lost for 2014 Detroit Tigers
Motor City Bengals, Josie Parnell

The Detroit Tigers have been injury plagued this Spring, but there are many bright spots to overcome the darkness.

Elsewhere in baseball:

The Most Interesting AL Rebuilder: Chicago White Sox
FanGraphs Baseball, Tony Blengino

Very quietly, the Chicago White Sox were one of the more successful American League clubs between 2000 and 2012.

The Heroic Role of the Baseball Villain
The Hardball Times, Patrick Dubuque

Sports are supposed to be a microcosm of life, a simplified model, one in which the rules make sense and are always the same, where (unlike life) winning and losing are objective concepts.

Vin Scully welcomes us to Dodgers baseball with his best Australian accent
Big League Stew, Mark Townsend

Is there anything the legendary Vin Scully can't do? Apparently not, even when it comes to welcoming fans to Dodgers baseball from the land Down Under.

Tigers tweets:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>A boy Rick Porcello knows needs treatment; he&#39;d like you to sign this petition: <a href=""></a>. 100K signatures needed by 3/29.</p>&mdash; Justin Verlander (@JustinVerlander) <a href="">March 22, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Scherzer: &quot;I know we have a great thing here. I&#39;m not saying the grass is greener on the other side. But I want to play this out.&quot;</p>&mdash; Jason Beck (@beckjason) <a href="">March 23, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Excited to see that Miley Cyrus is following me. Surprised to see that she only has 12 followers.</p>&mdash; Mario Impemba (@mario_impemba) <a href="">March 19, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Tweet me your best baseball stories for a chance to win opening day tickets. Use hashtag <a href=";src=hash">#tixfromjv</a> to win!</p>&mdash; Justin Verlander (@JustinVerlander) <a href="">March 23, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Just once I want to hear a player answer the &quot;What was going through your mind&quot;question with &quot;neurons, electrical currents, the usual stuff&quot;</p>&mdash; Mario Impemba (@mario_impemba) <a href="">March 20, 2014</a></blockquote>
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