Found August 26, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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It could have been a no-win decision, except for the fact Detroit won with Miguel Cabrera sitting out for the first time this season. Manager Jim Leyland spent a largely sleepless night Saturday wondering the best thing to do -- DH Cabrera and his ailing right ankle or get him off the foot altogether Sunday and take his potent bat out of the lineup. With Detroit not playing Monday (but flying to Kansas City), it would give Cabrera two days of rest and possibly let him return to third base Tuesday against the Royals. Of course if the Los Angeles Angels had pounded Detroit without Cabrera, folks would have been on Leyland like flies in a cow pasture. It goes without saying Leyland would have second-guessed himself if Detroit had lost and Cabrera had DH'd. He talked it over with his wife in their apartment Saturday night and "she asked me when she woke up if I'd made up my mind yet. I said, 'Nope.'" He reported to Comerica Park and talked with a lo...
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