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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera has a small fracture in the bone under his right eye and needed eight stitches after getting hit by a hard grounder in a spring training game Monday.Cabrera will be re-evaluated by doctors in seven days and will likely miss at least a couple of weeks. He was bloodied when a ball hit by Hunter Pence took a bad hop and made contact near his right eye.
The 28-year-old is attempting a move back to third base to accommodate the arrival of first baseman Prince Fielder.
The six-time All-Star batted .344 with 30 homers and 105 RBIs last season.
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Brace yourself, Prince Fielder — Miguel Cabrera might want his old position back. They don’t call it “the hot corner” for no reason, and Cabrera was reminded of that during the Tigers spring training game against the Phillies on Monday. As you can see from the photo above that @WorldofIsaac shared with us, Cabrera ate a ground ball that took a nasty hop off the grass during...
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Miguel Cabrera's move back to third base is not going well, after he was forced to leave the game a bloody mess following a bad bounce to the face.
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera was hit near the right eye by a hard grounder and left Monday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Cabrera was wearing sunglasses, and it's uncertain whether the wicked one-hopper off Hunter Pence's bat hit the right lens or just under it. Cabrera wiped blood off with his hand and held a towel to his face as...
The entire Tigers fanbase had a minor heart attack today when Miguel Cabrera left their Spring Training game against somebody (seriously, who cares?) after being hit in the eye by an errant ground ball. If you like blood and stuff, video is here. He went to a nearby hospital for x-rays, which were negative. He did receive a few stitches and what I can imagine will be a pretty nasty...
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera exited Monday's spring game against Philadelphia after taking a sharp grounder to his face.
Cabrera was bloodied when a ball hit by Hunter Pence took a hop off the ground and made contact near his right eye. He was taken to the hospital to get stitches and have precautionary X-rays.
Manager Jim Leyland said he did not have any information...
The biggest question surrounding the Tigers' spring training is whether Miguel Cabrera can play third base. He lost about 20 pounds over the winter and has said all the right things since Prince Fielder came aboard, but the jury is still out. He didn't get off to a great start by booting the first ball hit to him this spring, but since he's committed to putting...
It was a sight of sore eyes, not for them.
Miguel Cabrera, who is slated to hit third and play third this year, took a hot-shot groundball to the face during yesterday's spring training loss to the Phillies. The grounder caused his right eye to bleed profusely, and it was reported later in the game that he was heading to the hospital for tests.
The Tigers and their fans can...
From Lynn Henning's update on Miguel Cabrera's injury:Neither the Tigers, nor Cabrera, expect that last year's American League batting champion will miss Opening Day, April 5 at Comerica Park.Am I in the minority thinking that MiggyCab won't be ready for Opening Day? It wouldn't be the first time, but then again, I think of the words "non-displaced fracture...
For the Detroit Tigers, the hits just keep on coming. According to the official MLB twitter feed, all-star Miguel Cabrera took was hit in the face with a ball in the first inning of today’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. MLB @MLB BREAKING: Tigers 3B Miguel Cabrera took a one-hopper to the face during
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera left Monday's 4-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies with a bloody face after a hard grounder from Hunter Pence hit him near the right eye.
Cabrera was taken to a hospital to receive stitches and get precautionary X-rays.
Jimmy Rollins hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly for the Phillies.
Before the game, the Phillies announced...
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Blood drive: Phillies’ Hunter Pence screamer nails Detroit Tigers 3rd baseman Miguel Cabrera in his sunglasses cutting the six-time All-Star and 2011 batting champion.
He was taken to a hospital to...
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VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera went 2 for 2 with an RBI double and Doug Fister had seven of Detroit's 14 strikeouts Sunday as the Tigers beat the Washington Nationals 11-7.
Fister struck out four of the first five batters he faced in a four-inning outing for Detroit.
Clete Thomas, trying to make the Tigers as an outfielder, had three RBIs and hit a towering solo homer for...