In addition to that news conference, Selig and Hall of Fame slugger Frank Robinson, a Triple Crown winner in 1966, presented Cabrera with the Triple Crown Award.
The World Series has shifted to Detroit, and we’re ready to go for Game 3.
It might be a little difficult to tear yourself away from all this entertaining college football on TV, but there’s a big baseball game on tap.
The San Francisco Giants can take a commanding 3-0 lead with a win tonight at chilly Comerica Park, where the temperature is in the mid-40s and the Tigers have been tough to beat all season.
Detroit went 50-31 at home this year and 4-0 during the AL playoffs.
Zooey Deschanel just sang the national anthem and we’re a few minutes from first pitch.
Ryan Vogelsong pitches for the Giants. He was 2-0 with a 1.42 ERA in three playoff starts, including a pair of impressive wins during the NL championship series against St. Louis. A late bloomer, Vogelsong bounced around the globe before blossoming into an All-Star in San Francisco.
Anibal Sanchez, acquired from Miami in July, is on the mound for Detroit.