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It’s a wonder why the Detroit Tigers aren’t under investigation for cheating. They have a machine on their team. Its name is Miguel Cabrera.
Cabrera, the reigning AL MVP and Triple Crown winner, is chasing history again. He’s possibly looking at another Triple Crown.
How rare is that?
The Triple Crown has only been won 16 times in the history of Major League Baseball, dating back to 1878. And there were 45 years between Carl Yastrzemski’s and Cabrera’s crowns.
The only time there’s ever been a triple crown winner in consecutive years was when Baltimore’s Frank Robinson did it in 1966, followed by Yastrzemski the next year.
The only two players to win multiple Triple Crowns are some guys by the names of Ted Williams and Rogers Hornsby. Two of the greatest hitters ever.
So, that’s how rare it is to see someone in a chase for a second consecutive Triple Crown – it’s never been done.
And let’s not forget to consider the most impressive part. The pitching. Not to take anything away from ...
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DETROIT Watching Miguel Cabrera do the incredible has become such a common occurrence that its almost expected.
What you did not anticipate seeing after Cabrera hit his sixth career walk-off homer, making his Detroit Tigers 6-5 winners over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night, was the quick strides and fluid gait he displayed while circling the bases.
Cabrera has been playing...
The Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera suffered an injury in his final at bat of Tuesday’s 6-4 loss against the Minnesota Twins.
Tiger’s manager Jim Leyland told the Associated Press via the Miami Herald that Cabrera’s first swing in the 9th inning against Glen Perkins is the one that did him in.
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Miguel Cabrera got the Detroit back on track by adding to his power surge. He'll try to keep that going while helping the Tigers continue their recent success against the Minnesota Twins.
Rick Porcello will also seek to lead Detroit to its eighth win in 11 games versus Minnesota on Tuesday night while extending his personal win streak to six.
Detroit had suffered back-to-back...
Miguel Cabrera feels healthy enough to stay in the lineup,
giving the Detroit Tigers a big sense of relief.
Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera sustained what could be another injury as he tries to become the first to win baseball’s Triple Crown in consecutive seasons. Cabrera looked to have aggravated a previous injury according to manager Jim Leyland. Whether or not the injury is new, Leyland confirmed to the Associated Press following Tuesday night’s game that Cabrera was in pain […]
The day after he capped a Detroit Tigers victory with a walk-off home run (his 39th), 3B Miguel Cabrera continued his assault on a second-straight Triple Crown, blasting his 40th home run on Sunday afternoon against the Kansas City Royals. Watch the no-doubter (courtesy of MLB.com):
It was Cabrera’s 361 career long ball, tying Joe Dimaggio on the all-time list. Mr. Coffee...
The balance sheets say Detroit is bankrupt. It does not feel that
way when Miguel Cabrera stands at home plate before sellout crowds
at Comerica Park.
It would appear Glen Perkins has yet to check out despite the Minnesota Twins' ailing season.
The way he finished off the best hitter in professional baseball Tuesday, such a course of action remains highly unlikely.
Two days after Tigers triple crown repeat candidate Miguel Cabrera beat fellow American League Central Division foe Kansas City with a walk-off homerun, Perkins...
Miguel Cabrera led off the ninth with a homer to right off Aaron Crow to win it. In a back-and-forth affair Cabrera doubled in the go-ahead run in the fourth. Salvador Perez tied the score with a bases-empty homer in the seventh off left-handed reliever Drew Smyly. Prince Fielder put the Tigers back in front in the seventh with a bases-empty homer. Emilio Bonifacio led off the eighth...
A hobbled Miguel Cabrera hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 6-5 win over Kansas City on Saturday night, hours after Royals infielder Miguel Tejada was suspended for at least the rest of this season for testing positive for an amphetamine.
Cabrera has been slowed by a strained lower abdomen, injured hip and banged-up left leg, but he...
Detroit Tigers: 73-51, 1st Place (6.5 ahead of Cleveland). Best record in the AL.
Taking 3-of-5 from Kansas City was nice (sorry, Cleveland, but KC seems the the bigger threat right now), but after being swept in both games of the double-header–and held to 1 run and 6 hits–it was very nice indeed. All the better that the two series ending wins were driven off the bat of Miguel...
Detroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera is dealing with another injury as he attempts to become the first player to win baseball’s Triple Crown in consecutive seasons. The team’s third baseman appeared to be in pain after swinging at a pitch in his ninth inning at-bat. He struck out with
Miguel Cabrera hit his 40th home run and had an RBI single to help Max Scherzer become baseball's first 18-game winner this season as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 Sunday to win the five-game series.
The reigning Triple Crown winner became the third player since 1921 to have at least 40 homers and 120 RBIs while batting .350 or better through 116 games,...
DETROIT (AP) Miguel Cabrera hit his 40th home run and had an RBI single to help Max Scherzer become baseball's first 18-game winner this season as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 Sunday to win the five-game series.The reigning Triple Crown winner became the third player since 1921 to have at least 40 homers and 120 RBIs while batting .350 or better through...