- Associated Press - Sunday, March 30, 2014

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Tigers fans have faith in Miguel Cabrera. But just in case, dozens are asking a higher power to keep an eye on their favorite team.

A prayer service for the Tigers was held Sunday at St. John’s Episcopal Church near Comerica Park. The season opens Monday.

The Rev. Steven Kelly led the service, which included a blessing, prayers and hymns. He asked God to help the players play to the best of their abilities. He says the blessing remains the same every year unless he needs to add the name of a new manager.

The service concluded with “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” and an enthusiastic “Play Ball!”

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