Sorry folks, Melky Cabrera is still likely to be the NL batting champ
Bud Selig spoke to the press today and he dashed any hope that he’d cave in to the oh-my-stars-and-garters crowd when it comes to Melky Cabrera and the batting title. If he wins it, he’s gonna be the batting champ and those who find this scandalous will just have to make sure their fainting couches are nearby:
It would not surprise me at all if a hasty rule change was passed after the season that would prevent players who have been suspended for PEDs from being eligible for the batting crown, but Melky -- barring a late surge from Andrew McCutchen -- is likely to go into the record books once the season ends. At present he leads .346-.339.