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Miguel Cabrera just keeps making life miserable for opposing pitchers. On Tuesday night in Toronto, Cabrera launched a majestic 3-run home run off Chien-Ming Wang, capping the Detroit Tigers’ 6-run second inning. That rally came after Toronto raced out to a 4-0 lead on starter Doug Fister.
The Tigers scored a run in the top of the eighth, on a Torii Hunter RBI single, to steal a 7-6 win.
Cabrera’s homer was his 26th (and his seventh in eight games), and he raised his RBI total to 85 on the season. The video of Cabrera’s blast:
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Miguel Cabrera is swinging the hot bat this season. He has a chance to make history and set a new record if he can continue to produce the same kind of offensive numbers during the second half of the season. Miguel has his batting eye on the first ever back-to-back Triple Crowns in baseball history. If Cabrera can accomplish that, the record should stand for a long time. The Tigers...
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera exited last
night’s contest in the ninth inning with stiffness in his back. Any ailment to
a player the caliber of Cabrera is alarming, but the slugger told reporters –
including Jason Beck of MLB.com – after the game that he hopes to be back in
the Tigers’ lineup today.
"Hopefully it's not a big deal and I can...
Your browser does not support iframes. Miguel Cabrera on Sunday became just the second player to hit a home run into the Rays Touch Tank at Tropicana Field. The Detroit Tigers slugger took a breaking ball from Tampa Bay starter Jeremy Hellickson to deep right-center field in the fourth inning Sunday, and the ball made [...]
An injury to Miguel Cabrera is almost certainly the worst-possible scenario for the Detroit Tigers.
That's why Jim Leyland and the rest of the organization will be holding their breath tonight, waiting to see how Cabrera's sore back feels before Wednesday's game in Toronto.
Cabrera left Tuesday's win over the Blue Jays after a ninth-inning at-bat where he was clearly...
American League MVP and Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera was unavailable for the Detroit Tigers against the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night because of an injured left hip.
Tigers manager Jim Leyland said his star wouldn't play, but revealed little else. He wouldn't say how concerned the team is about Cabrera's injury or if putting him on the disabled list is a possibility...
During Saturday’s game between the Tigers and Rays, Miguel Cabrera did not appreciate a 10th-inning up-and-in pitch from Fernando Rodney. Cabrera barked at the Rays going back to the dugout after striking out, and, on Sunday, the Tigers appeared to retaliate by hitting Ben Zobrist in the first inning.
An immediate warning by home plate umpire Vic Carapazza seemed to keep the incident...
Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera was held out of the starting lineup for Thursday's game against the Blue Jays with a sore back.
Manager Jim Leyland said Cabrera, the reigning AL Triple Crown winner who leads the major leagues with a .364 batting average, could be available to pinch hit.
Cabrera has 26 homers and a major league-leading 85 RBIs. He has been bothered by...
Video evidence shows that Detroit superstar Miguel Cabrera may have called Tampa Bay closer Fernando Rodney a homosexual slur after striking out against him Saturday.
DETROIT Third baseman Miguel Cabrera has a chance to do something no Detroit Tiger has ever accomplished.
Cabrera leads all major league players with 5,844,165 All-Star Game fan votes. And if he remains on top when online voting concludes Thursday at midnight, he will be the franchises first overall vote leader since fan balloting began in 1970.
His primary competition there is...
During Saturday night’s Tigers-Rays game, Rays closer (former Tiger) Fernando Rodney buzzed Miguel Cabrera’s dome with a tailing fastball. Naturally, Cabrera wasn’t happy. Nobody would be. Rodney got Cabrera to swing and miss on the next pitch for the strike out. Following the at-bat, Cabrera had words for Rodney and the Rays dugout.
It also prompted Tigers manager Jim...
43-37, 1st place tie with Cleveland.
The Detroit Tigers first went to 6 games over .500 on May 3 with a dramatic win over the Houston Astros. And here we are at 6 games over .500 again. Hmmm. Quite a few teams would be happy to say that. Hmmm. Tigers. Aren’t they that team with Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder and Justin Verlander? Hmmm.
A Monday day game seems a bit odd, but...
After Rays reliever Fernando Rodney threw a high and tight pitch to Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera Saturday, Jim Leyland hinted there could be retaliation in the rubber match Sunday. And to no one’s surprise that retaliation came. During the first inning Tigers starter Rick Porcello hit Rays second baseman Ben Zobrist in the should [...]
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon wishes the reigning American League Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera “wouldn’t cry so much.” Maddon said Sunday, after the Rays defeated the Detroit Tigers with a 3-1 victory at Tropicana Field, that Cabrera is “outstanding, he’s
Baseball fans can be some of the most jaded fans in all of professional sports. Anytime any sort of anomaly occurs, our suspicion is immediately aroused.
Can you really blame us? The smear of the Mitchell Report changed the game of baseball for the fans just as much, if not more, than the players themselves.
We want to believe our game is pure. We want to believe that Major League...