Originally written on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 10/8/12
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If you didn’t think Miguel Cabrera was a leader in the clubhouse before, perhaps this will change your mind.According to NESN.com, Cabrera plans on talking with reliever Al Alburquerque after the incident yesterday when he (Alburquerque) kissed the ball when Yoenis Cespedes hit a come backer to the mound, ending the Oakland threat in the 9th inning. “You cannot do that, that’s just not right,” Cabrera told USA TODAY Sports. “This game is about respect. We know he’s excited, but you have to respect the game. “I will talk to him, and tell him that you cannot do that.” The move, which Alburqueque maintains he meant nothing by, didn’t sit too well with A’s players in Josh Reddick and Jonny Gomes. Reddick referred to Alburquerque’s actions asimmaturewhile Gomes referenced thebaseball godsand karma ultimately coming back to haunt the Tigers who are now on the verge of their second straight trip to the ALCS.https://twitter.com/BNightengale/status/255042811915821056Tigers managers manager J...
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