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There has been a lot of banter about the Most Valuable Player Award this week. While the National League has an even field with multiple candidates, it’s the American League — with Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera — that’s gotten most of the attention.At the center of the debate is baseball’s tripl...
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DETROIT -- It's kind of an odd time to be Miguel Cabrera right now, yet he's handling it as well as anyone could.
His team is fighting to catch the Chicago White Sox in the Central Division at the same time he's fast approaching a feat that hasn't been accomplished since 1967.
So what does a guy leading all three Triple Crown categories do when he heads home?
Miguel Cabrera is having one of the finest offensive seasons in recent Major League history, and is chasing an offensive Triple Crown, which means leading the league in batting average, home runs, and RBI, a feat not accomplished since Carl Yastremski in 1967 and only 15 times in Major League Baseball history. Would it be fair to say that someone who accomplishes this rare...
Ask anyone who the AL MVP should be... OK, not anyone, that homeless guy that lives beneath the underpass near the freeway on-ramp you take to get to work probably doesn't have a ready answer, but ask any baseball fan who the AL MVP should be and you are certain to get a very definitive answer. They will tell you that the answer is clear and not even remotely up for debate...
Somehow, Miguel Cabrera has lifted the Detroit Tigers into legit title contenders while making a push for the Triple Crown without folks noticing until now. Dillon Friday goes into detail.The post Making Sense of Miguel Cabrera’s Chase for the Triple Crown appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
While I wrote most of what I had to say about the AL MVP discussion a few days ago, I do have one more question I want to ask – what’s so different about Cabrera this season compared to 2010?
Most of the case for Cabrera’s candidacy rests upon the idea that he’s having an historic offensive performance, and that denying him the award would be some kind of historical injustice...
Tigers ace Justin Verlander's opinion if Miguel Cabrera was not named MVP if his teammate wins the Triple Crown: "Bull (expletive)."
Ask 100 random people who Mike Trout is . Unless you’re at a sports bar or in Los Angeles, only 15 or so will know this guy is the best thing to happen to baseball since Ken Griffey Jr. debuted in 1989. If it wasn’t for a Triple Crown year from Miguel Cabrera, Trout would win the A.L. Rookie of the Year and MVP. But what do we really know about this guy?
Thanks to an Angels “Favorites...
If Ron Gardenhire had a vote for AL MVP, he would cast it for Miguel Cabrera.
''I'm just tipping my hat to Cabrera, he's the best player in this league,'' the Minnesota manager said Friday before the series opener in Detroit was postponed by rain. ''He's going for a Triple Crown, that's an MVP season. His team is in a playoff hunt not solely...
Miguel Cabrera is on the verge of doing something that hasn't been done in baseball for a long time, and even that might not win him the MVP. The reigning winner of that award has a couple of problems with that.
Justin Verlander, who won the Cy Young and MVP last season, has put his support firmly behind his teammate in this year's race for the award.
However, there are...
Miguel Cabrera homered, Omar Infante drove in three runs and Justin Verlander pitched six scoreless innings to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Wednesday night.
Verlander (15-8) allowed five hits and three walks while striking out five.
The Tigers have won two straight over the A's - and 28 of their last 36 games at home - in their chase to catch the...
Miguel Cabrera smacked his 41st home run of the season, Justin Verlander turned in six strong innings for his 15th win and, most importantly, the Detroit Tigers picked up a game in the AL Central race Continue reading →
Clocking in by 5:45 AM has a way of limiting radio options. I usually go with local sports radio when I am in the car, but on the way to work that isn’t an option. Their shows don’t begin until six. So, I am left with ESPN Radio and Mike and Mike (Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic). Golic played in the NFL for nine years, so he is understandably a football guy. Greenberg...
And the rookie hazing continues. Some rookies get off easy and are forced to dress in Star Wars gear while others have to wear something a little more, shall we say, snug. As you can see from the photo above that Giancarlo Stanton shared on his Twitter account, the Marlins rookies had to wear speedos and dress as the U.S. men’s water polo team on Thursday — the day before they...
So you thought the Tigers were going to come into the 2012 season, sleep walk through the entire thing and end up winning the division by 10 or so games. Hey you’re not alone, prior to the beginning of the year many pundits from around the country picked the Tigers to without a doubt win the AL Central comfortably especially after the addition of Prince Fielder to a lineup that...