Tigers’ Scherzer Denied 20th Win By White Sox

By Blake Bass
Content Coordinator

Tigers_Max_Scherzer_2013Miguel Cabrera didn’t have much of a chance to help Max Scherzer get his 20th win and the Detroit Tigers end their recent slump.

Just three batters into the first inning, Cabrera was ejected by home plate umpire Brian Gorman and Detroit went on to lose 5-1 to the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.

The reigning AL MVP and 2012 Triple Crown winner complained to Gorman that he had checked his swing on an 0-1 pitch by Chris Sale that struck him in the right knee.

“I tried to get out of the way and (Gorman) said I swung, I was too far out,” Cabrera said. “I asked him how could he explain that. I don’t know, I just tried to get out of the way. I told him that a couple of times.”

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