Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 7/22/12
Perhaps the only thing hotter than the weather Sunday afternoon at Comerica was the bat of Miguel Cabrera who had two home runs one of which being his 300th career in a 6-4 sweep of the White Sox. After hitting his 299th in the bottom of the first off White Sox starter Phil Humber, Cabrera followed with a bomb that cleared the center field wall to give the Tigers a 4-1 lead. “Somebody got it. They got it somehow,” Detroit manager Jim Leyland said. “They got in there and got it, and that’s his 300th, so I’m sure they’ll take care of it for him.” With the milestone, Cabrera becomes only the second the second Venezuela-born player to reach 300 home runs. Andres Galarraga hit 399. “For my country, yes, it’s very special,” Cabrera said. “Hopefully a lot of players can follow from Venezuela and try hitting 300 more.” Quintin Berry and Brennan Boesch also each had home runs as both continue to find ways to contribute to what has become a hot Tigers offense in recent weeks. Tigers rookie right
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