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Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera took batting practice prior to Monday's game and is feeling better reports Chris Iott of mLive.com. The reigning AL MVP and Triple Crown winner could soon return to the lineup.
"He was in good spirits today and I think he's feeling much much better to be honest with you" said manager Jim Leyland. "I'm just waiting for the clearance from Miguel and the medical team. When I get that I'll put him back in there."
Cabrera 30 has been battling a nagging abdominal and hip issues. He also fouled two pitches off his leg and was hobbling around for a few days. Cabrera's greatness at the plate overshadows his durability -- he has played in at least 150 games every year since 2004.
In 127 games around the injuries Cabrera leads baseball in batting average (.358) on-base percentage (.449) slugging percentage (.681) OPS (1.130) OPS+ (200) total bases (329) hits (173) and RBI (130) while ranking second in home runs (43). He...
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The Detroit Tigers were hoping to have Miguel Cabrera back in the lineup on Monday night to open their critical three game series against the Boston Red Sox. Although Cabrera looked good in batting practice, he was kept out of the starting lineup for the third straight game.
As reported by Jason Beck of MLB.com, Cabrera swung freely during batting practice, which is much more...
Detroit Tigers' All-Star third baseman Miguel Cabrera was out of the lineup Sunday for a second straight day while recovering from an abdominal strain.
As reported by Jason Beck of MLB.com, Cabrera is still receiving treatment for an abdominal strain which made him leave games on back to back nights late last week, and kept him on the bench Saturday and Sunday. Manager...
Detroit's third baseman Miguel Cabrera is back out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Boston Red Sox.
The reigning AL MVP and Triple Crown winner had missed three straight games with what the team called a strained abdomen, but he returned for Tuesday's 2-1 loss to Boston and went 0 for 4.
Manager Jim Leyland told reporters ''he's a little sore...
Typically, the Fenway Faithful are responsible for belting out the words to “Sweet Caroline” during the middle of the eighth inning, but a few members of the Detroit Tigers couldn’t help themselves from joining in on Monday afternoon.
Holding a three-run lead against the Red Sox, the Tigers were feeling upbeat about their day, and they chose to commemorate the occasion with...
Miguel Cabrera is not in the Detroit Tigers' lineup for the
third straight game for Monday afternoon's matchup against the Red
Miguel Cabrera has been taken out of the Detroit Tigers' lineup
for a second straight game to rest his strained abdomen.
The Boston Red Sox look to continue their great play as of late as they look for their eight win in their last nine games. After sweeping the American League Central last place team the Chicago Whitesox the Red Sox look to continue that against the Detroit Tigers. The big question is if reigning American League Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera will play in this series after resting...
Keith Allison September can prove to be a very challenging month for fantasy owners. Players are being called up, innings and at-bats are being taken away, and players are being rested for the playoffs. What can this mean for you? Some of your best players that you have counted on all year may not be there for you when you really need them. Let's take a look at three players...
The most productive offenses in baseball have lifted the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers to the AL's top records.
The availability of the majors' best hitter for a showdown between the clubs remains uncertain.
A banged-up Miguel Cabrera has sat out the last two days heading into Monday's opener of a three-game set at Fenway Park, where his Tigers have been awful...
One night off was enough for Jacoby Ellsbury.
The center fielder and leadoff hitter, who is battling soreness in his left thumb, was inserted back in the lineup for Wednesday night’s series finale against Detroit after being held out of Tuesday’s contest. Manager John Farrell said that Ellsbury’s injury isn’t one that will go away immediately, but that it was only expected...
Should Detroit fans be worried?
Mr. Triple Crown Miguel Cabrera sat out the past two games with an abdominal strain.
Maybe, he'll play Monday at Boston. Maybe, he won't.
Maybe, he'll just play a few innings, which is what he did Thursday and Friday in Cleveland before exiting early because of that nagging injury.
What we do know is that the 2013 AL MVP indicated to...
Shane Victorino and Jacoby Ellsbury will be coming in with battle scars, but they’ll be playing Monday afternoon against Detroit as the Tigers and Red Sox kick off a battle of marquee American League teams.
The Red Sox have the best record in the American League coming in, but the Tigers aren’t far behind. They’ll be playing without defending MVP Miguel Cabrera, though, as...
A potential ALCS preview takes center stage on Labor Day as the Detroit Tigers visit the Boston Red Sox, two of the top teams in the American League. Detroit (80-57) leads the AL Central by 7.5 games over the Indians. Boston (82-56) has a 5.5 game lead over Tampa Bay in the AL East. Both teams are poised to make the postseason and could be on a...
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Miguel Cabrera is, as Jon Lester noted last night, the best hitter on the planet.
So, when Cabrera came up to the plate with three Detroit Tigers on base and the visitors holding a 1-0 lead in the fifth inning...
By Grant Larsen, AngelsWin.com Baseball Columnist -
For starters, sorry about the delay. My other obligations were a little too demanding over the last couple of weeks.
When trying to determine the MVP of each league there are
many different possible scenarios to consider. Should we consider the best
player on the best team? Maybe the player putting up huge numbers...