DETROIT It has been about two months since I thought Miguel Cabrera could win the Triple Crown in consecutive seasons. Hes running away with a third straight batting title and the RBI crown. However, Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has stayed comfortably ahead in the home run derby.
Cabrera would hit one to draw closer, and Davis would hit one to keep the lead safe. It happened time and again.
But now Im a believer.
Cabrera hit his third homer in four games in Monday nights 8-6 loss to the Oakland As, and has hit 11 this month for the Detroit Tigers. He has five games left to hit one more out and equal the most prolific homer month of his career. Cabrera hit 12 homers this May, besting his previous record of 10.
The only thing that can stop Cabrera from winning the Triple Crown is what happened in the seventh inning.
Cabrera came up with the Tigers trailing, 7-4, and runners on first and third with two out. Oakland reliever Danny Otero was the definition of uncomfo...