Found August 13, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Last Wednesday Miguel Cabrera was facing hard-throwing Cleveland Indians rookie Danny Salazar in the eighth inning with two outs and a runner on. The Indians led the Tigers 3-2 and Salazar had struck out Cabrera three times -- looking on an 88 mph changeup swinging on a 99 mph fastball at the letters and then swinging again on a 100 mph fastball on the outside corner that left Cabrera awkwardly spinning in the dirt at home plate. So Terry Francona let Salazar face Cabrera a fourth time. He had thrown 102 pitches. The fans at Progressive Field rose to their feet sensing the drama of the moment a potentially defining showdown of the Indians’ season. “This is the game right here baby” said the Indians broadcaster. Salazar’s 103rd pitch was a 96 mph fastball over the middle of the plate and Cabrera crushed it to dead center field 427 feet away -- 427 feet of misery for Cleveland fans the rookie craning his neck as the ball flew out into the night his face eventually contorting into ...
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