Quote to note

Quote to note

"They're good. The better hitters, the stronger hitters, you have to attack in. You can't just show in. You have to follow up and repeat, and it's easier said than done. Shoot, when Miguel Cabrera is standing up there, that's an imposing figure. So is Prince Fielder. But if you don't do it, they'll kill you."
-- Indians manager Terry Francona, on facing the Tigers' lineup

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