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In a game showcasing the talents of two of the top candidates for the American League Most Valuable Player award, LA’s Mike Trout (0-5, 1 SO) remained hitless and left 3 runners on base. Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera (2-4, 1 HR), on the other hand, slugged a solo homerun in front of a soldout crowd at Comerica park. Trout went 0-5 with a strikeout to see his average drop to .341 as Cabrera recorded two hits to see his average creep ever closer to .326.
All in all, The Los Angeles Angels (66-60) defeated the Detroit Tigers (67-58) 2-0, in the opening game of a 3-game weekend set. With a victory from the Chicago White Sox over the Seattle Mariners, the Tigers now find themselvers 3.5 games out of a tight Central Division playoff race.
Most of the action in tonight’s game came in the 6th inning. A failed turned double play by Tiger’s Omar Infante (**), due largely in part by the tremendous baserunning of Torii Hunter (0-3, 2 SO), would prove to be disastrous for an otherwise impressive star...
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You can’t swing a laptop by its power cable without hitting some article about how great Mike Trout has been this season, and how such a performance from a rookie is so extremely rare. Since his call-up in late April and his subsequent tear through the American League, Trout has been a fantastic story. I get interested about a lot of things during the baseball season, but very...
Sabermetric Spotlight: Mike Trout, OF, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
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There should be zero question as to why I’m writing about Mike Trout for my latest installment of Sabermetric Spotlight. The kid is a phenom, already. Most likely your 2012 AL MVP. He just turned 21. My biggest question heading into this article is finding out what exactly he excels with and gain...
DETROIT -- It was a very different lineup for the Tigers on Sunday -- star slugger Miguel Cabrera wasn't in it.
For the previous 126 games, Cabrera had played.
With Cabrera battling a sore right ankle, manager Jim Leyland wrestled with the decision of whether he should use Cabrera as the designated hitter or sit him out completely.
"I didn't even sleep last night...
Detroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera left Thursday's game with an ankle injury. The severity of the injury is unclear as of Thursday afternoon, and Cabrera is listed as day-to-day. But if Cabrera has to miss games, it will be a blow to the Tigers, who play the Angels in an important series this weekend. Cabrera has had problems with his ankle for much of August, although...
It could have been a no-win decision, except for the fact Detroit won with Miguel Cabrera sitting out for the first time this season. Manager Jim Leyland spent a largely sleepless night Saturday wondering the best thing to do -- DH Cabrera and his ailing right ankle or get him off the foot altogether Sunday and take his potent bat out of the lineup. With Detroit not playing Monday...
Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera is back in the lineup with a heavily taped right ankle.
Cabrera was set to be the designated hitter Friday night against the Los Angeles Angels.
Cabrera says he hopes to be healthy enough to play third base in the second game of the series on Saturday night. He left Thursday's game against Toronto during the second inning with soreness...
BOSTON –– Almost overnight, Mike Trout blossomed from rising prospect to major league superstar. But Will Middlebrooks saw it coming long before most. Nearly one year ago, the Red Sox third baseman witnessed flashes of brilliance from the 21-year-old as teammates on the Scottsdale Scorpions, an Arizona Fall League team. "[He was] just a raw all-around athlete," Middlebrooks...
The Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels are each sitting a star in the hopes of keeping them healthy for rest of the season.
Miguel Cabrera and Albert Pujols were not in the lineup because of injuries Sunday in the Angels-Tigers series finale.
Both teams are off Monday.
Cabrera played in Detroit's first 126 games this season. The third baseman has a sore right ankle that...
Detroit Tigers, 67-58, 2nd place, 2.5 back, 1 back for WC spot.
Well, all good things must come to an end, and the Tiger win streak ended with a couple of misplays in the field, one bad pitch, and an incredible disappearing offense (or Greinke suddenly found himself again, pick your explanation).
Cabrera and his taped ankle provided the lone run of the game, and the grumbling commenced...
A fan attended Friday night's Detroit Tigers game at Comerica Park wearing a T-shirt that read "THIS IS MY LUCKY SHIRT". That may have actually brought the fan some luck, as he managed to snag a foul ball hit by Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera.
It happened in the bottom of the sixth as the "lucky" fan in the right field stands reached over several...
Both Detroit and Los Angeles received a bit of a scare in the last few days as Miguel Cabrera and Albert Pujols were forced out of games with injuries.
While the Tigers are hopeful Cabrera will be back for Friday night's series opener, the visiting Angels don't seem as optimistic about Pujols' return.
Cabrera left Thursday's 3-2, 11-inning win over Toronto in the...
The August 23rd, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Mike Trout lands the cover of Sports Illustrated, Pujols suffers a calf injury, Bourjos to the DL with a wrist injury and much more...
The Story: Mike Trout is featured on the cover of the newest edition of Sports Illustrated.
The Monkey Says: Odds of him blowing out his knee in...
It was another great show for Around the Diamond 25 Monday night as Tony and Adam wrapped up another rather exciting week in the world of baseball.
In this weeks edition Tony and Adam discussed the following…
Ryan Dempster and Derek Holland’s awesome Harry Caray impression.
Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder the best duo in baseball?
Melky Cabrera gets creative after his 50 game...