Originally posted on Fox Sports Detroit  |  By DAVE HOGG  |  Last updated 10/28/13
Miguel Cabrera will have surgery this week to repair a serious groin injury, the team confirmed Monday. Cabrera, already playing through other injuries, was still threatening to become the first player in major-league history to win back-to-back Triple Crowns when he suffered the groin injury. He hit .278 in September but with very little power, and hit.262 with two homers in 11 postseason games. Despite the slow finish, Cabrera won his third straight American League batting title and also led the league in on-base percentage and slugging percentage. He finished second in both homers and RBIs to Baltimore's Chris Davis, and is expected to win hissecond straight MVP award next month.
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