Quote to note

"Sometimes, you can't pitch around him. Sometimes, you hope he hits a ball at somebody, because the one thing he doesn't do is run real good. If he did that, it'd be a joke. It'd be like a video game."
--Francona, on Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera

Jordan Bastian is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Major League Bastian, and follow him on Twitter @MLBastian. Mark Emery is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.