How red hot is Miguel Cabrera right now? Well, he turned a fly ball to the warning track Wednesday night into his fifth homer in three games, thanks to a huge assist from Cleveland’s Michael Bourn.
With the Tigers up 9-7 in the eighth inning, Cabrera smacked a high drive to deep right-center field. Bourn, though, raced back to the wall and had room to reach up and make the grab … except the ball hit the heel of his glove and ricocheted over the fence for a two-run homer.
Both Bourn and Cabrera reacted with a smile — Bourn out of embarrassment, Cabrera apparently out of joyful surprise. Here’s the play: