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Detroit Tigers links: Who will be the Tigers' Opening Day starter?

Alex Avila might bat second, Rajai Davis is a clubhouse leader, and Phil Hughes will start for the Twins on Opening Day. But who starts for the Tigers?

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Detroit Tigers notebook: Alex Avila 'legitimately on the table' as option to hit second vs. righties - MLive, Chris Iott
Guys. GUYS. It could really happen!

Assessing Brad Ausmus, Baseball Manager - New English D, Neil Weinberg
I think it's safe to say that Neil is not a fan of Mr. Ausmus.

Starting Rotation--Detroit Tigers' Second Five - Motor City Bengals, Blair Tatrault
These names might not seem great, but starting rotation depth is rarely sexy.

Tigers defense really will be better - Detroit News, Kurt Mensching
Hmm, wonder where he got that idea...

5 eye-catching things at Detroit Tigers spring training - Detroit Free Press, Drew Sharp
A few of these will seem pretty obvious if you've been reading us all offseason, but Sharp's final observation is interesting.

The Tigers Aren’t The Phillies Just Yet - FanGraphs Baseball, Mike Petriello
Someone believes in us!

Hughes will start Opening Day, if all goes well - Star Tribune, La Velle E. Neal III
That's all well and good, but who will start opposite Phil Hughes for the Tigers?

Red Sox sign Yoan Moncada for $31.5 million -, Marc Normandin
Barf barf barf barf barf

Since they don't have to worry about Yoan Moncada, how will the Steinbrenners spend $30 million? - Pinstripe Alley, Martin Stezano
The one bright side of the Red Sox signing Yoan Moncada is how angry it has made Yankees fans.

Alex Gordon may not be picking up that player option after all - Royals Review, Max Rieper
Gordon picking up his $14 million player option for 2016 would be little more than charity. If he walks, he's finally out of the AL Central.

The Great Analytics Rankings - ESPN The Magazine
The Tigers aren't last!