This Sunday two of the greatest players of the 1990s and 2000s will honored in Cooperstown as Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza become the 311th and 312th members inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. There is nothing borderline about either Griffey or Piazza. Not in the voting — Griffey received an all-time high 99.3% of the vote in his first time on the ballot — and certainly not on the merits.
A look at what’s happening all around the majors Saturday: SALE’S PITCH Chris Sale goes for his major league-leading 15th win when the White Sox host Detroit. The AL All-Star starter, Sale (14-3, 3.18 ERA) Sale pitched one-hit ball over eight scoreless innings against Seattle in his previous start. NO LEAKE HERE Mike Leake has struck out at least 10 and walked none in each of his last two starts for St. Louis joining Bob Gibson as the Cardinals to accomplish the feat in consecutive games. Leake will try to extend his streak when he faces the Dodgers at Busch Stadium. TOUGH TWIRLERS Beaten by Baltimore ace Chris Tillman on Thursday, the Yankees went into a weekend set vs. the Giants set to face