Found August 10, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Miguel Cabrera homered against the Yankees again and had three hits while playing on a bandaged leg and Torii Hunter connected and drove in four runs, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 9-3 victory over New York on Saturday. Anibal Sanchez (10-7) tossed seven easy innings against a Yankees lineup that was without Alex Rodriguez. Manager Joe Girardi said he was giving the third baseman a day off after he struck out three times in his season debut in the Bronx. Austin Jackson followed a four-hit, three-double night Friday with a homer and triple against the organization that drafted him. Don Kelly had a two-run single after Phil Hughes (4-11) was lifted in a four-run fifth to help the AL Central leaders win for the 17th time in 21 games since the All-Star break. Hunter and Kelly each had three of Detroit's 17 hits and Victor Martinez had an RBI double. Lounging on a clubhouse couch Saturday morning, Cabrera was wearing a big, square Band-Aid over the spot on his left shin where he fouled one of two balls Friday night before homering off Mariano Rivera to send the game into extra innings. Detroit lost that one to end a 12-game win streak, but the Tigers rolled along Saturday behind the hobbled Triple Crown winner. Cabrera singled in the first and connected in the third for his 35th of the year. He singled against Hughes in the fifth, slowly working his way around the bases and scoring on Kelly's two-run single in a four-run inning. A-Rod, who bolted the ballpark before talking to the media Friday night, was not surprised that Cabrera was able to homer while in so much pain. ''The guy is amazing. I mean that was a joke,'' Rodriguez said Saturday. ''Everyone thought he was dead - it was like the movies, you've got to shoot him to make sure he's dead. I knew he wasn't coming out of the game and said, `Don't fall for that bait of limping around.' He's a dangerous guy.'' Hunter homered off Joba Chamberlain in the sixth to make it 9-2. Fans booed the little-used reliever about as much as they jeered Hughes, who failed to get past the fifth inning for the ninth time in 22 starts this season. Jackson tripled over the head of center fielder Brett Gardner to start the game, and he scored on Hunter's sacrifice fly. Cabrera homered in the third, and Jackson sent a one-out line drive over the left-field fence in the fifth. The slumped-shouldered Hughes was lifted following Hunter's single. He allowed seven hits and four runs in 4 1-3 innings, striking out six without a walk. Cabrera then singled and Martinez had an RBI double off Preston Claiborne with Cabrera slowly chugging into third. He scored on Kelly's two-run single for a 6-0 lead. Chamberlain relieved with two on in the sixth, and gave up Hunter's 13th of the year on his third pitch. Lyle Overbay had pulled New York to 6-2 in the bottom of the fifth with a two-run drive to right. Overbay added an RBI single in the ninth. Sanchez did not allow a baserunner until Gardner led off the fourth by fisting a blooper to right that went only a few yards farther than a shard of his broken bat that landed in between first and second base. In the first start of his career at Yankee Stadium, Sanchez gave up two runs and four hits. He struck out seven and walked one. NOTES: Detroit catcher Alex Avila went 1 for 5 in his return to the Tigers lineup. He sat out Friday, a day after being hit in the mask by a foul ball. ... Major League Baseball overturned an official scorer's call in a game July 25, giving Andy Dirks an error on a line drive by the White Sox's Tyler Flowers in the fourth inning. The hit was originally called an RBI double. Now, all four runs that inning against Justin Verlander are unearned. ... Yankees SS Derek Jeter (right calf) played catch on the field before the game. He said he might ride a stationary bike, and he also thinks he could start running in a couple of days. ... Verlander (12-8) faces Yankees LHP Andy Pettitte (7-9) on Sunday.

Miguel Cabrera trips over third base, tips cap

Video:Gotta watch out for those damn bases!

Miguel Cabrera nearly twists ankle after tripping over third base (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera suffered an embarrassing mishap during Thursday's game when he tripped over the bag at third base. However, it could have been much worse as Cabrera nearly twisted his ankle on the play. It happened in the fourth inning with Cabrera on second and Victor Martinez on first with one out. Cabrera...

Watch: Miguel Cabrera tips ball cap after stumbling over third base

courtesy of Ed Zurga/Getty Images When you are the best player in baseball you have to remember that all eyes are on you.  Miguel Cabrera, who is the reigning Triple Crown winner and MVP of the American League, just found another way to entertain the crowd without using a bat or glove.  Cabrera advanced to third base successfully on a force play but stumbled over the bag landing...

Video: Miguel Cabrera tripped up by third base

Your browser does not support iframes. MLB pitchers haven't found a way to slow down Miguel Cabrera... but lifeless squares on a baseball diamond?  That's another story.  The reigning Triple Crown winner and AL MVP lost this battle with third base at Progressive Field last night in a Tigers victory over the Indians.  After biting the dust, Cabrera (ever the showman...

Miguel Cabrera trips at third base, tips cap (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Miguel Cabrera certainly has the flare of an entertainer, even when he’s not hitting home runs. The Detroit Tigers third baseman took his eye off the bag as he was heading to third base on a fielder’s choice by Don Kelly in the fourth inning of the Tigers’ 10-3 [...]

Miguel Cabrera's game-tying home run off Mariano Rivera

With two outs in the top of the ninth, after falling behind 0-2 and fouling two balls off his left leg, Miguel Cabrera powered a 2-2 pitch from the game's greatest closer of all time, Mariano Rivera, over the center field wall to tie a 3-1 game and at least momentarily keep a 12-game winning streak alive.  Epic at bat in high drama circumstances:  Your browser does...

Watch: Cabrera Eyes Consecutive Triple Crowns, Has His Way With Yankees

  Miguel Cabrera (left) is honored by MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (Right) before Game 3 of the 2012 World Series for winning the American League Triple Crown in 2012.Credit: Tim Fuller / USA Today Sports Miguel Cabrera really wants to win the Triple Crown again this year. He’s already leading in hitting, with his stellar .363 batting average (at press time). Cabrera is tied for...

Tigers waste ninth-inning rally

Mariano Rivera, the greatest closer in baseball history, can't even get Miguel Cabrera out these days. Cabrera became the first player in history to hit two home runs off of the New York Yankees closer in the same series. Cabrera's lead-off homer in the top of the ninth Sunday came on the heels of his two-run, game-tying shot Friday night against Rivera. "His bat...

Tigers-White Sox Preview

Miguel Cabrera never enjoyed much success against Chris Sale before finally going deep earlier this season. These two will meet again after the reigning AL MVP enjoyed a weekend hitting two homers off another tough pitcher he had never gotten a hit against. Cabrera looks to go four straight games with a homer for the second time this year when he matches up with Sale in Monday...

Miguel Cabrera first player ever to homer off Mariano Rivera twice in a row

Your browser does not support iframes. For the first time in his career, Mariano Rivera blew three saves in a row. The New York Yankees closer also experienced another first: he allowed consecutive home runs to the same better — Miguel Cabrera. Rivera’s semi-struggles began on Wednesday when he surrendered an RBI single to Adam […]

Tigers 9, Yankees 3

Miguel Cabrera homered against the Yankees again and had three hits while playing on a bandaged leg and Torii Hunter connected and drove in four runs, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 9-3 victory over New York on Saturday. Anibal Sanchez (10-7) tossed seven easy innings against a Yankees lineup that was without Alex Rodriguez. Manager Joe Girardi said he was giving the third baseman...

Cabrera homers as Tigers beat the Yankess 9-3

By chance if Yankees pitchers this weekend have gotten by Austin Jackson — it hasn’t been easy — they have confronted a serial basher named Torii Hunter in the No. 2 spot in Tigers manager Jim Leyland’s lineup. And if they have snuck past Hunter which didn’t happen Saturday during a four-RBI day they then have had the distinct privilege and high honor of facing Miguel...

A-Rod struggles; Yankees win in 10th

Another blown save by Mariano Rivera. A bunch of boos for Alex Rodriguez. A bevy of runners left on base. All that, and still a win for the New York Yankees. Rodriguez got jeered in his return home and the Yankees overcame Miguel Cabrera's crushing home run off Rivera, beating Detroit 4-3 in 10 innings Friday night and snapping the Tigers' 12-game winning streak. "...

Game 2013.115: Tigers at Yankees

Detroit Tigers: 68-46, 1st Place (7 ahead of Cleveland).  Sneaking under the radar a bit: Detroit Tigers, American League’s Best Record. Well all good things must come to an end, and the Tigers’ winning streak finally topped out at 12–but not without some excitement.  After failing to take advantage of several early inning opportunities, the Tigers went into the 9th inning...

Second Thoughts Game #115: Tigers 10, Indians 3

The Indians are a contender. Yes these last four days have been as long and torturous as a Jean Claude Van Damme movie, but they are behind the Indians. Yes the Tigers are clearly the class of the AL Central and this is true for a few different reasons: Miguel Cabrera (really just the middle of the order in general), the consistency of their rotation, and shockingly their bullpen...
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