AL Central Notes: More position battles for teams

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AL Central Notes takes a look throughout the FanSided network on a daily basis for articles on the Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, Cleveland Indians, Minnesota Twins and the Chicago White Sox.

Motor City Bengals (Detroit Tigers)
Detroit Tigers Andrew Romine, Hernan Perez Fight For Utility Job: By Blair Tatrault

"“With their prospective role on the team defined, Detroit Tiger infielders Andrew Romine and Hernan Perez have commenced a Grapefruit League battle to determine who’s better suited to be the utility man for 2015 … with the exception of catcher, this year’s utility player must be able to play every infield position.”"

Kings of Kauffman (Kansas City Royals)
Tim Collins to have MRI on Left Elbow: By David Hill

"“the possibility of Tim Collins missing extended time would certainly create a hole in the Royals bullpen. Despite his struggles last year, Collins was solid against lefty hitters. The .273/.346/.364 batting line that lefties had against Collins is a bit deceiving, as he held lefties to only two doubles among their six hits.”"

Wahoo’s on First (Cleveland Indians)
Can Josh Tomlin Win the Fifth Starter Spot? By Brian Heise

"“Thanks partly to his small stature and more to his lack of a dominant pitching arsenal, Tomlin has never been viewed as anything more than a bit part in the Tribe’s rotation. He has routinely served as a spot starter, filling out the rotation in emergency situations for small periods of time before heading back to Triple A.”"

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Puckett’s Pond (Minnesota Twins)
Don’t Let Vegas’ Minnesota Twins Odds Roll You Away: By Collin Kottke

"“Don’t get me wrong, I don’t believe the Twins will win the World Series in 2015. At best, as in everything goes right and there is a good chunk of luck involved, the Twins could sneak into the playoffs this season, but that’s it. They probably won’t even do that.”"

Da Windy City (All Chicago Sports)
Chicago White Sox Victorious Over Los Angeles Dodgers In Spring Opener: By Jordan Campbell

"“White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez felt rejuvenated entering Spring Training with the 2015 White Sox. At the end of the 2014 season, there was speculation that the White Sox would trade Ramirez before the start of the 2015 season.”"

Next: John Danks makes 2015 spring debut

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