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NEW YORK -- As the season's second half gets set to begin Friday, an early forecast for baseball's biggest individual awards:
AL MVP - Hard to imagine anyone gaining enough ground to challenge Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera and Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis in what appears to be a two-man race. Look for Davis to drop off a bit while Cabrera keeps up his astounding pace and wins his second consecutive MVP. No Triple Crown this time, though, as Davis hangs on for the home run title.
NL MVP - A wide-open scramble at the All-Star break, it comes down to Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt and Pittsburgh center fielder Andrew McCutchen. Goldschmidt has the power numbers, but it might be difficult for the Diamondbacks to hold off the surging Dodgers in the NL West. After two decades of losing, the Pirates have staying power this time. McCutchen, an all-around dynamo who started their turnaround, gets rewarded for a clutch stretch drive when Pittsburgh makes the playoffs...
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Detroit Tigers superstar Miguel Cabrera sent his bat flying into the stands during his fourth inning at-bat in Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game.
Cabrera lost the grip on his bat after a swing and a miss on a 1-1 pitch and the bat went nearly 15 rows deep into the stands behind home plate. It was only by a stroke of good luck that...
DETROIT -- When Miguel Cabrera was 16 years old, you could already see glimpses of the player he is today.
Tigers assistant general manager Al Avila was working for the Florida Marlins back then and he distinctly remembers the first time he saw Cabrera in his native Venezuela.
"It was around late August, early September, he was 16 years old," Avila said. "I saw him...
Miguel Cabrera certainly likes to have his fun during games and tonight it came at the expense of Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia.
During the pre All-Star Game introductions at Citi Field, Miguel Cabrera came out of the dugout after being introduced giving high-five’s to his American League teammates. However when the 6’4″ Cabrera came to the 5’8″ Pedroia the reining...
Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia seemingly looks for motivation wherever he can find it. After the 5-foot-8 infielder was deemed to small to play as he grew up, Pedroia is still feeding from that gigantic chip on his shoulder even as racks up accolades. He may now have a little added fire when the Sox play the Tigers now.
Pedroia was the victim of a classic high-five fake-out...
Who’s the Better Bet Going Forward: Cabrera or Davis? From the no-hitters thrown by the Giants’ Tim Lincecum and the Reds’ Homer Bailey to the emergence of young stars such as Matt Harvey and Yasiel Puig, the first half of the 2013 season has not lacked memorable moments. But at the forefront is the amazing [...]
Last year, the race for the AL MVP award between Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout was heated, and often times grew personal between the proponents of either side. The arguments really boiled down to "Triple Crown" versus "historical, five tool, balanced season". In the end, Cabrera won the award rather handily, and the internet grumbled.
This year, there really...
Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera (6’4) had some fun at the expense of 5’8 Dustin Pedroia during the MLB All-Star Game introductions last night at Citi Field. As Miggy was running down the high five line, he ducked on the Red Sox second baseman but what makes it gold is Pedey’s reaction. If that’s not a “WTF” face then I don’t know what is.
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Detroit Tigers: 52-43, 1st Place (1.5 ahead of Cleveland).
Do the Tigers need a little jump start?
They came back from the break cold as could be–the offensive highlights of the game were two warning track flies to center by Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera.
Perhaps they do need a spark; accordingly, Jim Leyland is sending a message and sending out a lineup that is…the same...
Aside from trolling Dustin Pedroia during the All-Star Game intros, Miguel Cabrera was having some fun on third as he partook in a little dance before Toronto’s Jose Bautista drove him home.
Let’s also not forget Cabrera launching his bat into the crowd…