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Wednesday night, Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera won Major League Baseball’s first Triple Crown since Carl Yastrzemski did it in 1967.
After starting the regular season finale against Kansas City, Cabrera was lifted in the fourth inning as he went 0-2 on the night with a strike out.
Cabrera though finished the season with 44 home runs, 139 RBIs and a .330 batting average. Cabrera’s closest competition for any of the three categories was Mike Trout of the Angels who finished the year with a .326 batting average and Josh Hamilton and Curtis Granderson who hit 43 home runs (Granderson hit two Wednesday night).
Cabrera will still contend with Mike Trout for the AL MVP Award.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. Prince Fielder giggled. Then again, there was a lot of that going around the Detroit clubhouse late Wednesday night.
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In the end there were no heroics on the last day of the 2012 regular season. In fact Miguel Cabrera’s 2012 regular season campaign ended with somewhat of a whimper as he struck out in his only two at bats before being pulled from the game. However, he would enter the dugout, high five his teammates in the fourth inning with the knowledge that he had secured the American League...
There has been much debate over who should win the AL MVP this season. Concensus says the favorite should be Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera, who is about to win the triple crown. Many say the award should go to Los Angeles’ Mike Trout, who has enjoyed a rediculous rookie season. Josh Hamilton will get some votes, but is expected to fall short in the voting.
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Tigers' Miguel Cabrera captures baseball's first Triple Crown since
Yankees slugger Curtis Granderson had the chance to tie Miguel Cabrera for the AL home run lead on Wednesday but allowed himself to be pulled for a pinch hitter.
Miguel Cabrera became the first player to win the Triple Crown since Carl Yastrzemski did it in 1967. Read more about his feat.
Miguel Cabrera received a standing ovation after flying out and striking out in his only two at-bats Wednesday night, and leaving the Tigers' game against the Kansas City Royals in the fourth inning with the Triple Crown in sight.
Cabrera high-fived his teammates as he entered the Detroit dugout, then walked back to the top step and waved his helmet as a crowd of mostly Royals...
DETROIT -- Two generations have passed since somebody last won baseballs Triple Crown.
That 45-year absence since Carl Yastrzemski captured it with a long-shot champion Red Sox team has heightened the anticipation as Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera chases it.
Yastrzemski clinched it on the same sunny Fenway Park afternoon in 1967 that his team beat the Twins to win the American...
Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera is on the verge of winning the Triple Crown but he might sit out now that the Tigers have clinched a playoff spot. The Tigers third baseman pulled ahead of Josh Hamilton in the home race last, by hitting his 44th dinger of 2012. Cabrera also leads the American League with a .329 batting average, and 137 runs batted, putting himself in line to win the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera became the first player in 45 years to achieve the Triple Crown in the AL Central-champion Detroit Tigers' 1-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.
Cabrera went 0 for 2 with a strikeout, then left in the fourth inning of the regular-season finale. He received a standing ovation from the opposing fans.
He finished with...