Found October 05, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Miguel Cabrera
TEAMS: Detroit Tigers
Following up yesterday’s article (click here), I will now provide a ‘tale of the tape’ of sorts between the Detroit Tigers and their ALDS opponent, the Oakland A’s. I will categorically break down the areas of the game that I think are most important and declare a likely advantage in this series for each section, and then tell you who I think wins the series overall.OffenseThe Tigers had better batting average and on-base numbers than the A’s, and in general, have a more proven and prolific offense. Oakland’s top producers throughout the year were Josh Reddick and rookie Yoenis Cespedes. They combined for 55 homers and 167 RBI’s during the regular season. Reddick hit just .242 on the season while Cespedes was a strong .292. Oakland gets a lot of added thump from reclamation project Brandon Moss who launched 21 homers in a mere 265 at-bats.What can Miguel Cabrera possibly do for an encore?The Tigers have a few guys you may have heard of. Triple Crown and MVP hopeful Miguel Cabrera an...
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