Found January 26, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
DETROIT Manager Jim Leyland confirmed that with the signing of Prince Fielder, Miguel Cabrera will return to his roots as a third baseman. Some speculated with the injury to designated hitter Victor Martinez that Fielder and Cabrera would split first base and designated hitter, but Leyland said that would not be the case. He said Cabrera would begin spring training as the everyday third baseman. "This is what I believe I have in Miguel Cabrera at third base. I think I have a tremendous set of hands that could actually play anywhere in the infield and catch a ground ball," Leyland said. "And I think I have one of the best arms in baseball. So what your concern is because of the size of Miguel, is his athleticism going to be as good coming in on bunts, is his range going to be maybe as good as some of the better third basemen? That's probably not going to happen. But when he gets himself at the weight that he wants to be at, I think his first step is very quick.&...
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