Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 7/13/13
DETROIT Miguel Cabrera, an accomplished amateur baseball player in Venezuela, taught his son how to play and love the game. He stood in the dugout prior to Saturday nights game, watching Jose Miguel Cabrera, who goes by his middle name, take batting practice before the Detroit Tigers played the Texas Rangers. The proud father talked about the magnificent season his son is having. His numbers are very different this year much better than at this time last year, said the elder Cabrera, through translator and family friend Hector Sanchez. Last year, after 92 games, Cabrera was hitting .327 with 20 homers and 75 RBIs. Cabrera is batting .367 with 30 home runs and 95 RBIs through 92 games this season. Miguel is quicker to the ball this year, said his father, and he is not missing anything in his zone. I know he sees less pitches to hit, and he is not missing any of them. Hes been watching Detroits games on a satellite dish from his home in Maracay. In Venezuela, this year, ever...
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