Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 7/22/12
Miguel Cabrera sat at 298 career home runs coming into Sunday’s game.  After his second at bat and his second monstrous bomb, Cabrera became one of 134 men who have hit 300+ home runs in his Major League career.  White Sox starting pitcher Philip Humber served up numbers 299 and 300 Sunday. Both were hit to center field and carried the 420 foot wall.  Number 300 went out in style.  Cabrera hit 138 home runs as a member of the Florida Marlins prior to being traded to the Tigers before the 2008 season.  Since then, he’s hit 37, 34, 38 and 30 home runs coming into this season.  He has 23 in 2012. To project for the future, Cabrera has averaged roughly 33 home runs per “full season” (excluding his first year – 2003 in which he only received 314 at bats and this season).  He’s on pace to finish with 39 this season.  That would give him 316 after this year.  Should he continue to average 33 bombs/year, he would need to play 13.5 years to break Barry Bonds’ Major League record 762 career h...
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