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Nobody what side of the Mike Trout/Miguel Cabrera MVP debate you stand on, you have to admit this is pretty cool from purely a fan perspective. Cabrera has locked up the Triple Crown, the first time a player has led the league in batting average, home runs, and RBI since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967. After Josh Hamilton failed to homer twice to pass Cabrera earlier today in Oakland, and with Cabrera's RBI lead safely tucked into his back pocket, the only challenge Cabrera had left for the Triple Crown was in the batting average category. Trout would need to go 4/4 while Cabrera went 0/4 for Trout to pass him, but the Angels' star rookie went just 2/3 in Los Angeles' 12-0 loss in Seattle to finish with a .326 average. Cabrera went 0/2 during the Tigers game in Kansas City before getting pulled from the game, with his batting average sitting at an AL-best .330. Cabrera will finish his season with a .330 batting average, 44 home runs, and 139 RBI, all at the top of the Amer...
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