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It seemed like a quaint little quirk in the schedule on Sept. 18-20, when Oakland visited Detroit for a three-game series -- a set of three games that nobody at the time saw as a preview of a best-of-five American League Division Series which begins Saturday evening in Detroit. It was serious stuff at the time for the Tigers, though, as they were struggling to catch the first-place Chicago White Sox in the AL Central. Serious enough that for more than a week the club had two scouts follow the surprising A's, watching a club that had serious roster turnover since the two last played May 10-13 in Oakland. Manager Jim Leyland credited the scouting reports for giving his staff tips that helped Detroit win the first two games of the series. Oakland took advantage of shoddy Detroit defense to run the third game. Overall, Detroit won the series 4-3. The Tigers have seen Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin once each and Tommy Milone twice. "I think it was a good thing we got a...
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Detroit TIgers third baseman Miguel Cabrera was confirmed as baseball's first Triple Crown winner since 1967 Wednesday night with an 0-for-2 performance that dropped his batting average a point to .330 to go with 44 home runs and 139 RBI. He got a standing ovation from the Kansas City crowd and Royals players when he came up to bat in the first inning, and he received a loud...
Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera stands alone wearing the elusive Triple Crown of Major League Baseball. Franklin Sports is proud to be THE batting glove that held the bat of Miguel Cabrera for each and every swing of this historic accomplishment. Franklin Sports would like to congratulate Miguel on his great achievement. In alignment with Cabrera’s off-field efforts, Franklin...
Story written by: Jake Exline
While Detroit Tigers’ outfielder Quintin Berry may have had somewhat below average season if you just look at his stats, he has made the best of his opportunity and accomplished quite a rare, historic feat. Berry has achieved something that has only been accomplished 4 times in Major League Baseball history. According to Baseball-Almanac.com, Berry’s...
Miguel Cabrera salutes to the fans from Kansas City as he walks off the field for the last time in the 2012 regular season with the triple crown already grasped.Detroit Tigers diehard fans have been through many ups and downs since the new millennium. They’ve been through 100 loss seasons; they witnessed the magical 2006 year where they reached the world series, (only to lose...
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...
I have to admit, I never thought I would live to see a Triple Crown winner in Major League Baseball.
On this night, Miguel Cabrera becomes the first man in baseball to win it since Carl Yastremski in 1967.
Cabrera polished off a .330, 44 home run, 139 RBI season. And I didn’t own him on any fantasy teams. What a joy that must have been.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera had two hits, drove in two runs and pressed ever closer to the first Triple Crown in 45 years Tuesday night. Now, the question facing the Detroit Tigers star is whether to play in the regular-season finale against Kansas City.
Cabrera said he'd do what manager Jim Leyland asks of him. Leyland said he'll play Cabrera if he wants. It...
If you’re a baseball fan – hell, any type of sports fan whatsoever – this whole Miguel Cabrera winning the first triple crown since 1967 is gigantic news. It’s like the time you found out that the you know what coming from your you know what didn’t make you different, and that it was actually [...]
Miguel Cabrera wrapped up the American League Triple Crown, becoming the first player to do so since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967. Continue reading →
For the first time in 45 years, the Triple Crown has made its return to baseball, once again being awarded to an American League batter. Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera was given the honorable title after hitting .330 with 44 home runs and 139 RBIs, just beating out Mike Trout in average (.325) and Josh Hamilton in big flies (43). The last player to have earned the...
This is what we know early Wednesday afternoon:
The Detroit Tigers have won the American League Central and will open the playoffs at home on Saturday, with Justin Verlander on the mound.
Miguel Cabrera is on the verge of winning baseball's first Triple Crown since Carl Yastrzemski accomplished the feat in 1967.
The only person really standing in Cabrera's way is Texas...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera became the first player in 45 years to win baseball's Triple Crown on Wednesday night, joining an elite list that includes Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams and Lou Gehrig.
Cabrera's milestone wasn't official until the Yankees pinch hit for Curtis Granderson in their game against the Boston Red Sox. Granderson had homered...