Two of the elite talents in the American League, Miguel Cabrera and Mariano Rivera, have begun this year no differently than any other they have played.
With a day game scheduled on the lead-up to a weekend, many expect downtown bars, restaurants and other hot spots to be packed.
“I was at the game last night and I understand what Major League Baseball had to do,” one fan said. “Those fans that don’t understand the process of last night, I’m afraid you’re not a true baseball fan.”
Jeter has not accompanied the Yankees in Detroit.
“They’re a tremendous example of a group of people dedicated to excelling, that’s one of the best things I notice about them, and it seems like they’re going to do great, that’s my hope,” the archbishop said.
Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher have been benched by the New York Yankees for Game 3 of the AL championship series at Detroit on Tuesday night.
The Detroit Tigers take a firm lead into the ninth and hold on to beat the New York Yankees 3-0 on Sunday and take a two-game lead in the best of seven AL championship series.
Game 2 of the ALCS presents an intriguing match-up, as the occasionally brilliant Anibal Sanchez (9-13, 3.86) opposes Hiroki Kuroda (16-11, 3.32), who’s been perhaps the best value free-agent signing of the season.
The Detroit Tigers have a four-run lead wiped out in the bottom of the ninth but persevere to beat the New York Yankees 6-4 in extra innings on Saturday.
Third time’s a charm for the Yankees, or will the Tigers soon be able to say they own the Yankees in October?