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DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 3: Shortstop Jose Iglesias #1 of the Detroit Tigers turns the ball after getting a force out on Greg Allen #53 of the Cleveland Indians during the second inning at Comerica Park on September 3, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. Francisco Lindor of the Cleveland Indians hit into the play but beat the throw to first base. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)
DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 3: Shortstop Jose Iglesias #1 of the Detroit Tigers turns the ball after getting a force out on Greg Allen #53 of the Cleveland Indians during the second inning at Comerica Park on September 3, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. Francisco Lindor of the Cleveland Indians hit into the play but beat the throw to first base. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images) /
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Here at the Corner, we round up Detroit Tigers news and rumors around the Tigers blogosphere so that you don’t spend hours surfing the web searching.

Detroit Tigers baseball will be back in just eleven days! MLive.com has an early look at all 62 players heading to Lakeland this spring. The trucks and equipment are officially heading south.

Alex Faedo is the top name of NRI’s heading to Lakeland this spring. He also just had his slider named as one of the “best tools” in the minor leagues by MLB.com.

Miguel Cabrera is looking to rebound in 2018, and he might do that in the steps of Jim Thome. Alex Wilson is looking to take the fifth spot in the starting rotation. He gets the opportunity to compete for it during Spring Training.

The Detroit Tigers are seeing opening day tickets selling at a slow pace, according to the Detroit News. That means now is the perfect time to get a seat for Opening Day.

With Opening Day approaching, the staff at Bless You Boys debates who they’re most excited to see play for the Tigers in 2018. They also have a new feature looking back at Detroit Tigers history. The first piece they’re doing is on Bill Freehan. He was the catcher and key member of the 1968 World Series win.

Our latest ‘Future Friday’ is out and this week Andy Patton breaks down the future of Wilkel Hernandez with the franchise. BYB has ranked prospect LHP Jack O’Laughlin as the number twenty-nine prospect in the farm system.

Next: Future Friday: Wilkel Hernandez

Prospects Jacoby Jones and Mike Gerber have an important year ahead of them according to Evan Woodbery. Catcher Jake Rogers is knocking on the door of the Top 100 prospects list. Should he crack it, the farm system would only get stronger.

The Pistons acquired star basketball player Blake Griffin and Tigers starting pitcher Daniel Norris gave Griffin a warm welcome to the Motor City. Finally, Cut Four has an interesting piece on the life and death of the bullpen cart.

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