Found November 07, 2012 on NESN.com:
While one Cabrera was leading his team into the World Series, another was sitting on the sidelines, left off the playoff roster after a suspension for testing positive for testosterone. Everyone knows of Miguel Cabrera‘s exploits in winning the first Triple Crown in 45 year, and likewise everyone knows that potent bat was absent in a World Series loss to the San Francisco Giants. But the man who won the All-Star Game MVP and in large part won home-field advantage in the Fall Classic for his team, Melky Cabrera, was not a part of the festivities. Likewise, as free-agent season has officially begun, Cabrera’s been something of a forgotten man with teams looking to re-tool for 2013. Nonetheless, though some of Cabrera’s numbers are suspect and his presence is something of a gamble, teams looking for outfield help would be wise not to overlook Cabrera as a viable option to help their team. The argument against Cabrera is easy: before 2010, the offensive numbers he put up plainly weren’t...
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