Alex Cora appreciated gesture by Pink Sox followers in Miguel Cabrera’s last sport at Fenway Park

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The Fenway Trustworthy gave the legendary Cabrera a becoming send-off, a second that the two-time MVP appreciated.

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Miguel Cabrera ideas his cap to Pink Sox followers giving him a standing ovation at Fenway Park on Sunday. Picture by Brian Fluharty/Getty Photos

The Pink Sox defeated the Tigers 6-3 on Sunday, with Trevor Story going 4-for-4. Boston will start a three-game collection away in opposition to the Nationals on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m.

This week, the Patriots will journey to Inexperienced Bay. New England will take part in some joint practices alongside the Packers beginning Wednesday earlier than the 2 groups play in a preseason matchup on Saturday (8 p.m.) at Lambeau Subject.

The Fenway Trustworthy’s salute to Miguel Cabrera: As veteran Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera stepped to the plate within the ninth inning of Sunday’s Pink Sox-Tigers conflict, he obtained an uncommon response from the opposing followers at Fenway Park.

As an alternative of the gang cheering in opposition to him — Boston led by three runs, and was three outs away from an vital victory amid a playoff chase — Pink Sox followers saluted Cabrera’s last at-bat on the iconic ballpark.

Cabrera, 40, is within the twenty first (and final) season of his Corridor of Fame-caliber profession. Realizing that they had been seeing the legendary 2012 American League triple-crown winner within the batter’s field for the final time, Pink Sox followers rose and gave Cabrera a standing ovation.

Cabrera tipped his cap to the gang in appreciation, noting afterward that Pink Sox followers gave him a second he’ll keep in mind “my entire life.”

“I actually admire the followers in Boston doing that,” he instructed baseball reporter Ken Powtak. “It was fairly superior. I didn’t count on that. They love baseball right here. They love sports activities right here in Boston.”

Pink Sox supervisor Alex Cora saluted the fanbase for its gesture.

“That was nice. These individuals, they get it,” Cora mentioned, per Peter Abraham of The Boston Globe. “They perceive the historical past of the sport. There are particular days that you just’re like, ‘Oh, come on, the wave?’ and all of the stuff once we’re down by so much. However they perceive the historical past of the sport. It was a cool second.”

Trivia: Precisely 20 years in the past at the moment, the Pink Sox defeated the Athletics 4-2. Two Boston gamers hit house runs that day. One was Manny Ramirez (his twenty eighth of the season). Are you able to title the opposite?

(Reply on the backside).

Trace: He gained the American League batting title that season, his first in Boston.

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