Abbreviated links due to real life getting in the way. Don't get a job kids, it's not worth it.
The Tigers have won 13 of their last 16 home games.
On to the links.
Anibal Sanchez will return to the rotation Saturday, and he has looked good in relief. Is Michael Fulmer the next Justin Verlander? Uh.. yes please. Three Michael Pelfrey trade ideas if you would like to reside in fantasy land for a bit. James McCann signs a deal with Detroit start up Lawrence Hunt dress shirts. Buy local!
More White Sox sadness
I've never seen more negative articles written about a team that is basically .500. This time it is Fangraphs that takes a look at the hidden catastrophe for the White Sox this season. Just ignore the part of the article that stats Avila was brought in for his bat.
Thor will resume throwing hammers
Crisis averted in New York, where Noah Syndergaard's elbow shows no structural damage. Time for Terry Collins to go apologize for this:
Here's the full video of Terry calling some dude a puppy dog and then dropping that bomb about Noah and running away https://t.co/SouPdAt4r7— KFC (@KFCBarstool) June 22, 2016
You can certainly understand his angst, but "puppy dog" as an insult? I hadn't even considered that in my slander repertoire, which, by the way, is extensive.
Clubhouse guys, quantifying the unquantifiable
Players' character matters, but in such a stat driven sport, it is often overlooked. Trevor Strunk has an interesting take on personalities and baseball.
Welcome to Fresno, home of the good burger, can i take your order?
I swear I wrote that before I read the article. Anyway, the Fresno Grizzles are having a '90s night with Good Burger styled jerseys.
I can unequivocally state that this is the only time I have actually wanted to go to Fresno.
Baseball is awesome