Found May 23, 2013 on Reading Between The Seams:
Torii Hunter is widely regarded as one of the “good guys” of professional baseball.  Great teammate and great human being.  The latter was on display today, as he played catch with a youngster named Hunter.  Yes, he was named after Torii by his huge Minnesota Twins fans parents, and they drove their son to Detroit as part of the Make-a-Wish foundation.  Click to watch the video from the report by Dakota Gardner of (via @shannon_hogan/Fox Tigers) Torii Hunter with young Leukemia patient named after himCredit -David Whitlock @lhd_on_sports Follow us on Twitter @rbts_baseball The post Torii Hunter plays catch with Leukemia patient named after him appeared first on Reading Between The Seams.

Pitch to Cabrera at your own risk

DETROIT What we are witnessing this week is the best hitter in baseball putting on a show unlike anything hes ever displayed even in winning the Triple Crown last season. Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera did it again Thursday night, launching a majestic, two-run homer in the first inning. That made it four consecutive games with a homer, matching his personal best streak...

Detroit Tigers talk: Miguel Cabrera and Justin Verlander

Joe White talks Detroit Tigers with Jack Ebling on the Drive with Jack on The Game 730 AM. The topics discussed are Miguel Cabrera’s prodigious season and what’s wrong with Justin Verlander.   To receive an email each time a new Tigers article is published, fill out the Email Notification Form [Follow me on Twitter @isportsJoe]

Twins turn to Deduno in Detroit

It's no surprise teams have tried to avoid pitching to Miguel Cabrera, especially given the reigning AL MVP and Triple Crown winner's current hot streak. Prince Fielder, though, is making them pay. Each star hopes to extend their hitting streak as the Detroit Tigers look to hand the visiting Minnesota Twins a 10th consecutive defeat Friday night. Cabrera homered in his...

Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera Almost Decked With Foul Ball

Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera almost lost a battle with a screaming foul ball off the bat of teammate Matt Tuiasosopo. Cabrera laughed it off playfully but there is no doubt Manager Jim Leyland would have had some choice words for “Big Matt” had he injured the franchise player. The post Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera Almost Decked With Foul Ball appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.

Video: Miguel Cabrera narrowly avoids screaming foul ball

Your browser does not support iframes.Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera suffered a scary brush Tuesday night.The moment came in the top of the fifth inning when teammate Matt Tuiasosopo ripped a sharp line drive in the direction of Cabrera, who was sitting attentively at the end of the visiting dugout. It was a good thing the reigning Triple Crown winner was paying attention...

Twins put Plouffe on 7-day DL

The Minnesota Twins placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion Wednesday after he was struck in the head by Dan Uggla's shin while breaking up an attempted double play. Plouffe was injured in the 10th inning of Tuesday night's 5-4 loss to the Atlanta Braves. He slammed into Uggla's leg sliding into second base and remained down...

Can Mike Trout snatch the MVP?

On May 21st, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout became the youngest American League player to hit for the cycle since 1930 at 21 years old. The second year phenom won AL rookie of the year in 2012 and he also finished second for the league’s MVP award, behind only Miguel Cabrera. But will Trout be able to dethrone the reigning MVP for the title in 2013? As of May 22nd...

Anibal Sanchez loses no-hitter with 2 outs to go

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Hidalgo leads Crushers' 3-1 victory over Miners

Two days ago, designated hitter Anderson Hidalgo was on the suspended list for the Crushers. Thursday night, he drove in what was ultimately the game winning run with a bases-loaded single with nobody out in the top of the fourth inning as the Crushers (3-3) went on to beat the Miners (3-3) by a score of 3-1. Hidalgo was hitting in the sixth spot in the lineup for the third consecutive...

Mauer spoils Sanchez's no-hitter in 9th inning

If you had to take one guess as to which Twins player broke up Anibal Sanchez's no-hitter in the ninth inning Friday, chances are you'd pick the team's only three-time batting champion. Indeed, Minnesota catcher Joe Mauer recorded the Twins' first and only hit of the game with one out in the top of the ninth inning Friday at Comerica Park. Mauer entered the game...

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Amazing Miguel Cabrera GIF

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Tigers 7, Twins 6

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9 Games

The Twins have now lost 9 games in a row. They are terrible. There is only one solution. Burn it down. Everyone on the staff, fire them. All of them. Terry Ryan Ron Gardenhire, Joe Vavra, the guy who burns hot dogs by Section 129 on a daily damn basis, TC Bear. Everyone. Trade everyone. Josh Willingham. Joe Mauer. Oswaldo Arcia. Trade them. Trade them all. Then set fire to Target...
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