Found December 04, 2013 on Sports Injury Alert:
PLAYERS: Miguel Cabrera
TEAMS: Detroit Tigers
Detroit Tigers’ third baseman Miguel Cabrera will officially be moving to first base for the upcoming 2014 season.  Tigers beat reporter Jason Beck tweeted out the quote from the team's General Manger Dave Dombowski. Dombrowski: "We're looking at Nick Castellanos as our third baseman. Miguel Cabrera is going to first base for us." So that's now set.— Jason Beck (@beckjason) December 4, 2013Cabrera, 30, won back to back American League MVPs in 2012 and 2013 as a third baseman, but defensive metrics have graded him as a below average defensive player at the position.  And although this may be reason enough to move him to first base, there is also the belief that moving the slugger to first will be less taxing on him physically.  This is especially important considering Cabrera was playing hurt down the stretch of the 2013 season and struggled for much of the playoffs because of it.  He underwent surgery after the season, which was labeled as “core muscle rep...
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