Found October 03, 2012 on Next Impulse Sports:
In all likelihood, Miguel Cabrera is going to win the AL Triple Crown, a feat that hasn’t been accomplished in 45 years. In all likelihood, Miguel Cabrera is going to win the AL MVP, because of the aforementioned feat. This may have been acceptable in 1967, but not in 2012. Mike Trout deserves to win AL MVP in 2012. What Trout has been able to accomplish in his first full year in the major leagues is nothing short of sensational. As of this post, he’s one stolen base from becoming the third player EVER to hit 30 home runs and steal 50 bases in a season. If Cabrera hangs on for the Triple Crown, he will become the 16th player to do it. Impressive, yes, but not as much as it appears; it’s more a matter of circumstance. For example, Miggy will finish with a worse average than he did last season (a league best .344), and a much lower AVG than the 2010 winner, Josh Hamilton (.359). And the HR total is only one better than Jose Bautista’s 2011-leading total, and far less than Joey Bats’ ...

AL MVP: It’s Not Rocket Science

Cabrera or Trout? Trout or Cabrera? These two names have been tossed around like Obama and Romney for a while now, and both with rather solid arguments. Trout and Cabrera both had great seasons, by any sense of anyone’s imagination. These two names have been tossed around like Obama and Romney for a while now, and both with rather solid arguments. The main argument for Cabrera...

MLB selling Cabrera Triple Crown dirt

To commemorate Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera winning the elusive Triple Crown, Major League Baseball is selling "Authenticated Batter Box Dirt."

Even the saber fanatics should see Cabrera is the AL MVP

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. Those who argue Trout...

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Miguel Cabrera wins the Triple Crown

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...

Tigers' Cabrera wins Triple Crown

Tigers' Miguel Cabrera captures baseball's first Triple Crown since 1967.

MLB is willing to profit off Miguel Cabrera’s Triple Crown

Have you ever watched the pawn shows on TV where someone comes in and tries to pawn dirt? They typically claim it is from Ebbets Field, or the old Yankee Stadium, hoping to make a few bucks. Of course, there is no way to authenticate dirt, unless you are willing to pay $39.99. But it [...]

Granderson misses share of HR title

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 wins Triple Crown

Miguel Cabrera became the first player to win the Triple Crown since Carl Yastrzemski did it in 1967. Read more about his feat.


Angels’ rookie center fielder Mike Trout will finish the 2012 campaign this afternoon in Seattle. The 21 year-old enters play ranked in the A.L. Top 5 in several offensive categories including, average (.324, 2nd), runs scored (129, 1st), stolen bases (49, 1st), slugging percentage (.561, 3rd) and on-base percentage (.397, 3rd).  Following is a statistical glance at his 2012...

Jackson's RBI lifts Tigers over Royals

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...

One More Day of Sunshine

I can’t believe it. Our beautiful regular season has dwindled down to just one final day. It’s like that sad part of the candle that’s all crumpled wax and barely any wick left. It’s been a wonderful, memorable spring and summer. This has been the most enjoyable season of my adult life. So many amazing storylines. It delivered everything I wanted to see in a regular season...
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