Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 9/18/12
Miguel Cabrera’s MVP- caliber season is showing no signs of slowing down as he launched his 39th and 40th homeruns, one of which was a grand slam, as the Detroit Tigers (78-69) cruised past the Oakland Athletics (84-63), 12-2. Tiger’s hurler Max Scherzer, who leads the MLB in strikeouts, only threw 44 pitches over two innings of work while giving up one run. He departed the game early due to ‘shoulder fatigue’. The results of the MRI were negative. Tiger’s Prince Fielder (1-3, R, 2 RBI) hit his 27th homerun of the season as he eclipsed the century mark for RBI. Cabrera and Fielder become the 10th Tiger’s duo to have at least 100 RBI in a season since 1961. Cabrera (3-4, 3 R) amassed six RBI on the night, while setting a new career season- high in homeruns. Jhonny Peralta (1-3) recorded a solo homerun, his 12th of the season. A’s A.J. Griffin had been piling up good numbers this season compiling a 6-0 record with a tidy 1.94 ERA. The Tiger’s lineup, however, was unphased tabbing him ...
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