Miguel Cabrera took exception in the first inning to some chin music from Cleveland Indians’ starter, Trevor Bauer. While the pitch wasn’t that bad, Cabrera wasn’t having it. Indians’ manager Terry Francona compounded matters with some choice words from the dugout. In the fifth inning, Cabrera made them pay with a patented laser into the right field seat.
You won’t like Miggy when he’s hot … pic.twitter.com/NM8YWBcps2— MLB (@MLB) April 15, 2017
This sequence of events is known as “setting a tone.” Were you worried about Miguel Cabera?
Miguel Cabrera opposite-field swing pic.twitter.com/956Q8ouZgU— Jason Beck (@beckjason) April 15, 2017