Found October 14, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Everyone knew as the Tigers marched into the playoffs that they had a couple of family problems. Make that a handful of domestic issues. The big one Miguel Cabrera’s sore groin was known and impossible to help beyond the prayers Tigers Nation continually offered. The second and third — a sudden late-season power outage and no speed on the basepaths — were part and parcel of an offense that was betraying some well-pitched games by Tigers starters. The fourth complication was potentially a killer. The bullpen had been a hide-and-seek game for the Tigers since spring camp when they thought they had a closer then didn’t then later on did and didn’t — until Joaquin Benoit came to the rescue. It had all held together though. Jim Leyland’s relief corps did stalwart work down the stretch and through the playoffs’ early goings including Saturday night’s classic a 1-0 punch-out of the Red Sox in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series. It was all a mirage. On Sunday night wit...

Miguel Cabrera's Impressive Streak Ends

With three home runs in Game Six of the 1977 World Series, Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson was dubbed “Mr. October”.  But for the last ten years, you could almost call Miguel Cabrera by the same name. Until Tuesday night. With an 0-for-4 performance against the Boston Red Sox, the Detroit Tigers All-Star saw his streak of reaching base in an MLB-record 31-straight postseason...

Miguel Cabrera hits towering home run in Game 2

Miguel Cabrera shows signs of power resurgence

“But Cabrera was feeling better ... ” If you’re going to bounce back from a tough defeat that’s a good place to start with Miguel Cabrera’s physical improvement making headlines. When all the disappointment from Game 2’s loss in Boston was brushed away Detroit was left with three comforting thoughts. Four if you toss in Torii Hunter not being seriously hurt when he...

Bunt on Miggy? Here's why you don't

Because of Miguel Cabrera’s limited mobility at third at first blush you would think the Red Sox would be bunting early and often on the Tigers’ third baseman. So why haven’t the Red Sox been doing so? Take a look at where Cabrera has been setting up Sox manager John Farrell said. “Against the guys who are bunting threats he has been damn near even with the mound’...

Here Are The Longest Home Runs In MLB History

The playoffs this year have largely been pitcher’s duel after pitcher’s duel. So in honor of Miguel Cabrera, David Ortiz, and the other great baseball sluggers, here are the longest home runs in MLB history. Note: If the 500+ foot homers are around the 11 minute mark if you want to skip ahead. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

John Farrell Says Bunting on Miguel Cabrera ‘Not That Easy’

Why don’t they just bunt it down the third base line? Admit it, Red Sox fans. You thought this, said this and probably even yelled this at some point during the Tigers’ pitching dominance in Games 1 and 2 of the ALCS. And hey, it’s a perfectly reasonable question given how hobbled Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera has looked at times this postseason. But bunting for a base...

Miguel Cabrera replaced late in Game 1 of ALCS for defense

With the Detroit Tigers hanging on to a miniscule 1-0 lead in the 8th inning of Game 1 of the ALCS, Jim Leyland was forced to make a difficult decision.  He removed hobbling third baseman Miguel Cabrera from the game in favor of defensive upgrade with Ramon Santiago. As reported by Gregor Chisholm of, Shane Victorino and Dustin Pedroia were due up for the Boston Red Sox...

Tigers stars swing and miss, Bosox take ALCS lead

The Detroit Tigers had it set up perfectly: Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder coming to the plate with a chance to tie the game, or even take the lead. And then, nothing. Cabrera and Fielder both struck out swinging with runners at the corners to end the eighth inning as the Boston Red Sox held on to beat the Tigers 1-0 Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the AL championship series. After...

Cabrera's toughness inspired Max Scherzer during Game 4 relief outing

The Tigers are playing in the ALCS for the third straight season but that doesn't mean getting here was easy. They had to win two elimination games in the ALDS against the Athletics earlier this week including Game 4 after being down three runs early. Detroit was on the brink of going home. In that Game 4 manager Jim Leyland used Game 1 starter Max Scherzer out of the bullpen...

Your Morning Dump... Where we shouldn't focus too much on Miguel

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. And as the AL Championship Series begins tonight at Fenway Park, the Red Sox know full well that their ability to advance to the World Series for the first time since 2007 may hinge on whether they can...

Starting Lineups: Chrysler’s Road To Greatness* By Way Of Its High Horse

Yesterday during the National League Championship Series on TBS, a commercial aired that was the typical fare of “baseball meets and corporate America.” There were families, random community baseball games and minivans, the usual scene you can see going through any park in suburban America. Then Miguel Cabrera popped and added some star power, and […]The post Starting Lineups...

Red Sox fan steals home-run ball out of woman’s hand, throws it back on field

The Tigers are up big in Game 2 of the ALCS after sixth inning home runs from Miguel Cabrera and Alex Avila. One Sox fan took exception to Avila’s ball and proceed to take it from a woman’s hand and then throw it on the field. Not your best look, Sox fan.

When the Tigers Defense Attacked

When constructing his current roster, Dave Dombrowski (and Mike Iliitch) chose to prioritize offensive production, and were willing to sacrifice defense in several positions in order to get more thump into the line-up. Miguel Cabrera, despite being hobbled with injuries that leave him unable to run, is playing third base. He moved to third to accommodate Prince Fielder, who told...

ALCS Preview: Tigers Aim For Second Straight Trip To World Series

Matchup: Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox Television: All games on FOX Season Series: Detroit wins 4-3 Schedule:  Sat. October 12 8:07 p.m. at Boston FOX Sun. October 13 8:15 p.m. at Boston FOX Tues. October 15 4:07 p.m. at Detroit FOX Wed. October 16 8:07 p.m. at Detroit FOX Thu. October 17 8:07 p.m. at Detroit* FOX Sat. October 19 4:37 p.m. at Boston...
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