Found September 14, 2012 on NESN.com:
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Don't ever imply that Miguel Cabrera doesn't support his skipper. During the Tigers' recent series against the White Sox, a fan expressed his displeasure with manager Jim Leyland by bringing a poster to U.S. Cellular Stadium with "Fire Leyland" written on it. When Cabrera caught sight of the sign while signing autographs, he yanked it away and gave it to a security guard. The fan went onto pester Cabrera for supporting Leyland, stealing his sign and, randomly, about teammate Ryan Raburn. Fortunately for the fan, Cabrera has a sense of humor. Although the Tigers third baseman disagreed with the fan's...
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