Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 10/18/12
DETROIT Miguel Cabrera launched it high and deep into the twilight sun, and when the baseball came down in the left field stands there was little doubt remaining.The Detroit Tigers were headed to the World Series, and Cabreras two-run shot in the fourth inning provided Max Scherzer a four-run lead while nursing a no-hitter. It was, for all intents and purposes, over for the New York Yankees.The Tigers clinched the pennant with an 8-1 win on Thursday to sweep the ALCS, and Cabrera issued the shot that sent the Yankees spinning and reeling.To see that ball heading out, I felt mighty happy, said Detroit general manager Dave Dombrowski, who acquired Cabrera before the 2008 season in a blockbuster deal with the Florida Marlins. Runs were going to be hard to come by with the way Scherzer was pitching.But bigger than that, when he does that, everybody just does thisDombrowski took a deep breath and stuck out his chest.The big guy has done it, he continued, and everybody picks up on it.Jho...
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