Who’s on first? Who’s on third?
The Tigers continue to say they’re not yet sure, even in the wake of reports out of Venezuela that Miguel Cabrera has informed ballclub brass he is open to moving back to first.
“We are not prepared to answer that question yet,” Dave Dombrowski, Tigers president and general manager, said in an email to The News.
Dombrowski also would not confirm the reported discussion with Cabrera.
He did say, however, the team will have a much better idea of its direction in the coming week. That makes sense, because the sooner the Tigers know which way they’re going, the sooner they’ll know who they want to target on the free-agent market. And they’ll want to have a pretty solid plan with things set to heat up, ahead of next week’s winter meetings in Orlando, Fla.
The internal options, of course, are plentiful.
■Cabrera could stay at third, Victor Martinez could play first, and top prospect Nick Castellanos could play left field. That would leave the Tigers s...