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MINNEAPOLIS Twins catcher Joe Mauer and Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera entered this past weekend's series as two of the top hitters in baseball. Cabrera held the lead in the American League batting title race, but Mauer was close behind him.
After three games between Detroit and Minnesota at Target Field, Mauer crept to within .002 of Cabrera following Sunday's series finale. Cabrera went 0-for-3 with an intentional walk, while Mauer was 3-for-4 and was also intentionally walked. As a result, Cabrera's averaged dropped to .325 while Mauer's average rose to .323.
Twins starter Liam Hendriks helped out his teammate by keeping Cabrera hitless in Sunday's finale. Against Hendriks, Cabrera was 0-for-2 with an intentional walk. He grounded out to shortstop to end the first inning and tapped out to first base in the fourth inning. Cabrera's last at-bat of the night came in the eighth inning when he hit a rocket to shortstop that was gloved by Minnesota's...
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Miguel Cabrera plans to start at third base the final two games of the regular season as the Detroit Tigers star pursues the first Triple Crown in 45 years.
Manager Jim Leyland asked Cabrera before Tuesday night's game in Kansas City whether he wanted to DH or even sit out one of the remaining games, but Cabrera said he preferred to be in the lineup when the Tigers took on the...
Detroit Tigers Triple-Crown chaser, Miguel Cabrera, will start the final two games of the regular season at third base, this according to Tigers manager Jim Leyland.
Wonderful news for all baseball fans considering this news comes just one day after the Tigers locked up the AL Central crown for the second straight year.
Cabrera is chasing the first Triple-Crown since 1967 (45 years...
Almost five years later the deal that sent Miguel Cabrera to the Tigers looks worse and worse for the once again irrelevant ‘Miami’ Marlins.
With Cabrera moving into first place in all three triple crown categories and the Marlins buried in last place 25 games under .500, after a year that appeared so promising, the trade that netted the Marlins a giant pile of nothing...
Miguel Cabrera received a standing ovation after flying out and striking out in his only two at-bats Wednesday night, and leaving the Tigers' game against the Kansas City Royals in the fourth inning with the Triple Crown in sight.
Cabrera high-fived his teammates as he entered the Detroit dugout, then walked back to the top step and waved his helmet as a crowd of mostly Royals...
Miguel Cabrera hit his 43rd home run of the season as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Minnesota Twins 6-4 Saturday afternoon taking another big step in securing the AL Central title.
Cabrera also took another big step in his quest for the Triple Crown.
With his 43rd home run this afternoon, Cabrera moved into a tie with Texas’ Josh Hamilton for the AL lead. Currently Cabrera leads...
Miguel Cabrera had four hits, including a homer during a five-run sixth inning, and the Detroit Tigers held off the Kansas City Royals 6-3 Monday night to clinch the AL Central title.
Gerald Laird added a bases-loaded double, Rick Porcello (10-12) pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning and Jhonny Peralta went deep off Bruce Chen (11-14) to help Detroit reach the postseason in...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On Monday night, in a division-clenching game that kicked off the final series of the season, Miguel Cabrera shook off the burden of chasing a once-in-a-generation achievement and paved for himself a possible place in baseball among men like Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Lou Gehrig and Ty Cobb.
It was a perfect, beautiful night for the game in a place that has...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera had two hits, drove in two runs and pressed ever closer to the first Triple Crown in 45 years Tuesday night. Now, the question facing the Detroit Tigers star is whether to play in the regular-season finale against Kansas City.
Cabrera said he'd do what manager Jim Leyland asks of him. Leyland said he'll play Cabrera if he wants. It...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera had four hits, including a homer during a five-run sixth inning, and the Detroit Tigers held off the Kansas City Royals 6-3 Monday night to clinch the AL Central title.
Gerald Laird added a bases-loaded double, Rick Porcello (10-12) pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning and Jhonny Peralta went deep off Bruce Chen (11-14) to help Detroit...
Although it kinda feels like the MLB season just started, today is the final day of baseball's regular season - that is, unless the New York Yankees lose today and the Baltimore Orioles win, in which case it would force a one-game tie-breaker, which would be considered part of the regular season. They're both guaranteed to be in the postseason - it's still a matter of...