Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 8/29/14
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 career best-tying fourth straight game and went 2 for 3 with two walks and three RBI in Thursday's 7-6, come-from-behind victory over Minnesota in Thursday's series opener. He's raised his season average to an astounding .391, and is batting .486 during a nine-game hitting streak. The slugger is 9 for 15 with six homers and 13 RBI over his last four contests. Cabrera also has been walked five times in the last four games. Fielder has followed each of those walks with run-scoring hits, including what turned out to be the game-winning RBI single Thursday. After Cabrera's walks, Fielder hit a three-run double Sunda...
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