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Updated: June 16, 2003, 9:30 AM ET
By Jim Baker

American League
Detroit Tigers: Kudos to Tigers manager Alan Trammell for yanking slackabout Omar Infante after the young shortstop loafed on his way to first after lifting a fly to leftfield. If Major League Baseball will not crack down on the pervading half-ass tendency of too many ballplayers, then it is up to individual managers and clubs to do so. Granted, it's easier to pull off with a 22-year old kid like Infante than it is with a veteran prima dona like Juan Gonzalez, but it is still nice to see. Tom Gage of the Detroit News has the story.


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