Found June 30, 2013 on
The Outside Corner:
Miguel Cabrera is the best hitter in baseball, and there's really no argument otherwise. On Sunday in Tampa, Cabrera hit his 25th homer of the season in the fourth inning of the Tigers-Rays game off of Jeremy Hellickson of the Rays. Cabrera hiting homers is nothing new, but he hit the pitch where just one ball has ever gone during a game at Tropicana Field - into the ray tank located in right center field. The only other player to hit a ball there was Luis Gonzalez (then of the Dodgers), way back on June 24, 2007 off of Edwin Jackson. Back then, the Rays were still known as the Devil Rays with their hideous black and green color scheme. That homer was listed at 434 feet, and Cabrera's bomb probably went just as far. [follow]
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Miguel Cabrera is no stranger to uncommon displays of strength. The reigning Triple Crown winner and American League MVP is baseballs most dangerous player, and long home runs are nothing new to him.
But the Detroit Tigers star accomplished a wet career-first Sunday. He hit a 424-foot solo home run into the Rays Touch Tank behind the right-center wall at Tropicana...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. There seemed to be heated words from the Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera toward the Tampa Bay Rays dugout Saturday, but there are few answers as to why.
Cabrera, who went 1 for 4, struck out on five pitches against reliever Fernando Rodney in the 10th inning of the Rays 4-3 victory over the Tigers at Tropicana Field. After the sequence, Cabrera appeared to jaw...
Detroit Tigers superstar Miguel Cabrera went HAM on this Tampa Bay pitch, crushing a home run into the stadium swimming pool.
Your browser does not support iframes. Miguel Cabrera on Sunday became just the second player to hit a home run into the Rays Touch Tank at Tropicana Field. The Detroit Tigers slugger took a breaking ball from Tampa Bay starter Jeremy Hellickson to deep right-center field in the fourth inning Sunday, and the ball made [...]
During Saturday’s game between the Tigers and Rays, Miguel Cabrera did not appreciate a 10th-inning up-and-in pitch from Fernando Rodney. Cabrera barked at the Rays going back to the dugout after striking out, and, on Sunday, the Tigers appeared to retaliate by hitting Ben Zobrist in the first inning.
An immediate warning by home plate umpire Vic Carapazza seemed to keep the incident...
The Tigers seem to be pretty upset about last night’s 4-3 extra innings loss at the hands of the Rays, but it isn’t the loss alone that’s not sitting well with the team especially manager Jim Leyland and slugger Miguel Cabrera.
Much of the tension is stemming from the 10th inning when former Tiger reliever Fernando Rodney threw a high and tight pitch to Cabrera who didn’t...
Video evidence shows that Detroit superstar Miguel Cabrera may have called Tampa Bay closer Fernando Rodney a homosexual slur after striking out against him Saturday.
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland is angry after Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney threw an in-tight-and-up pitch that sent Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera to back off the plate during the at-bat. “I don’t care about throwing inside, but I don’t like it up there,” Leyland said via MLive.com.
Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera's 10th inning at-bat against Tampa Bay closer Fernando Rodney overshadowed the Rays' comeback victory.
Yunel Escobar had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Rays rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Tigers on Saturday night.
But most of the attention after the game centered on Cabrera yelling at the Tampa Bay dugout after he...
43-37, 1st place tie with Cleveland.
The Detroit Tigers first went to 6 games over .500 on May 3 with a dramatic win over the Houston Astros. And here we are at 6 games over .500 again. Hmmm. Quite a few teams would be happy to say that. Hmmm. Tigers. Aren’t they that team with Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder and Justin Verlander? Hmmm.
A Monday day game seems a bit odd, but...
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon wishes the reigning American League Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera “wouldn’t cry so much.” Maddon said Sunday, after the Rays defeated the Detroit Tigers with a 3-1 victory at Tropicana Field, that Cabrera is “outstanding, he’s
The good news? Justin Verlander had one of his best outings in months Friday night, allowing two earned runs in a season-long eight innings.
The bad news? It wasn't enough. Luke Scott hit a game-tying homer off Verlander in the eighth, and the Rays went on to post a 4-3 victory in 10 innings. That drops Detroit, who didn't score after the third inning, to 2-9 in extra-inning...
Baseball fans can be some of the most jaded fans in all of professional sports. Anytime any sort of anomaly occurs, our suspicion is immediately aroused.
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We want to believe our game is pure. We want to believe that Major League...