Found February 27, 2013 on Sports Blog Net:
The two teams Detroit Tigers fans want to pay attention to is Venezuela and Dominican Republic. Venezuela features reigning Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera, recently resigned Annibal Sanchez, and second baseman Omar Infante. For the Dominican Republic, Octavio Dotel is the lone Tiger representative. The very competitive Justin Verlander will not play for Team USA.  As interesting as a Justin Verlander vs Miguel Cabrera match-up would be, I think the Tigers and Justin Verlander have made a smart decision.  If saving his arm now meant he could pitch better in meaningful games in October then the right decision was made. Round 1 Key Game Venezuela Vs Dominican Republic-Thursday, March 7, 2013 6:30 pm ET Miguel Cabrera leads Venezuela vs Octavio Dotels Dominican Republic, no starting pitcher has been announced, but Annibal Sanchez could be a likely candidate.    

Miguel Cabrera and Adam Jones star in parody of Rihanna's 'Diamonds' (Video)

Detroit Tigers slugger (and 2012 American League MVP) Miguel Cabrera stars in the latest MLB Fan Cave video to get you ready for a new season of major league baseball. The video, which also stars Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, borrows the tune of the Rihanna hit "Diamonds" while using baseball-themed lyrics and some autotuning to welcome the major leaguers...

Miguel Cabrera Crushes 450 Foot Home Run

Detroit Tigers star and reigning Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera seems to be off to a good start in spring training. In an exhibition against the Philadelphia Phillies, Cabrera smashes a pitch from Jonathan Papelbon into the parking lot. Keep in mind that it’s about 389 feet to left-center field and this ball looks like it’s still climbing when it clears it. An absolute monster...

Video: Miguel Cabrera destroyed this poor little baseball

Reigning AL MVP Miguel Cabrera gave the fans something to enjoy in the Detroit Tigers exhibition game against the Phlilies. He absolutely destroyed a Jonathan Papelbon fastball that was up in the zone. Your browser does not support iframes. Yeah, it might not be for real, but that was a mammoth shot. Had to be close to 500 feet. Miggy is looking quite sleek these days, which may...

Miguel Cabrera Blasts Mammoth Home Run Off Jonathan Papelbon: Video

Miguel Cabrera’s home-run swing already appears to be in Triple Crown form. Two days after launching his first long ball of the spring, Cabrera took Phillies reliever Jonathan Papelbon way downtown, clearing a line of concession stands out behind deep left-center field at Philadelphia’s park. “That is one of the longest home runs you’re going to see here at Bright House Field...

Odd video parody of Rihanna’s “Diamonds” featuring Miguel Cabrera

Whether it’s the Matthew Stafford Monday Night Football or Justin Verlander MLB 2k12 commercials, I usually find these spots featuring Detroit athletes pretty entertaining with some level of comedic value. However this parody video of “Diamonds” by Rihanna featuring Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera is just downright weird… I am interested though in seeing a Phil Coke impersonation...

Miguel Cabrera crushes home run off Jonathan Papelbon (VIDEO)

It’s February 25 and Miguel Cabrera is in mid-season form. Monday afternoon, he turned around a Jonathan Papelgoof fastball and deposited over the left field bleachers at Bright House Field, the Phillies’ spring training home in Clearwater, Florida. Bottle it and bring that up north, man.

Miguel Cabrera hit a home run off Jonathan Papelbon that pretty much cleared the stadium (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. There are some players who don’t need a month of practice games to get prepared for the season. Miguel Cabrera is one of those guys. The Detroit Tigers stud turned on a 1-2 fastball from Jonathan Papelbon during the top of the 5th inning Monday against the Phillies for a 3-run home run. Papelbon left the fastball up and it ran in on Cabrera...

Cabrera hits 2nd HR for Tigers in win over Phils

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera already looks ready for opening day. Jonathan Papelbon seems to still have some work ahead. Cabrera hit a booming, three-run homer off Papelbon as the Detroit Tigers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-1 Monday. The AL MVP and Triple Crown winner went 1 for 2 with a walk. He's hit two home runs this spring. "It's nice to hit that...

Can the Detroit Tigers resign Justin Verlander?

The Seattle Mariners resigned their ace, and one of the best pitchers of this era Felix Hernandez, to a 175 million dollar (of fie year extension that will pay King Felix nearly 40 million over the next two seasons) contract this off season.  That pushes the magic number for an extension between Justin Verlander, arguably [...]

Miguel Cabrera and Adam Jones star Rihanna's "Diamonds" parody(Video)

As we near the start of the Major League Baseball season, the fine folks over at the MLB Fan Cave decided to produce a parody music video starring Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones and Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera. They used the template of Rihanna's hit song "Diamonds" and called their track "The Diamond" to pump up baseball fans....

Miguel Cabrera and Jonathan Papelbon: Baseball Play Analysis

They say that, when it comes to understanding anything about the subsequent regular season, you should never pay attention to numbers in March. That’s good advice, and it doesn’t even bother to mention numbers in February. Today is February 25, spring-training competition has only just begun, and nothing matters. To whatever extent any baseball matters, February baseball matters...

MLB Players perform remix of Rhianna’s “Diamonds”

In order to get the fan’s excited about the upcoming start of the Major League Baseball season, the MLB Fan Cave has been releasing videos starring MLB Players performing spoofs of songs and in some cases movie scenes.  There’s really no way to describe this video with Miguel Cabrera and Adam Jones, so you’re just going to have to watch their spoof of “Diamonds.” [Fan Cave]

Domonic Brown clears the batters eye

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder is (inexplicably) fighting for a job this winter after the team signed veteran Delmon Young (who hasn't played in a spring game yet after offseason ankle surgery). Brown is having himself a solid spring so far, and on Tuesday, he hit his second homer of the preseason. This shot, a solo blast off of Zach Nuding of the Yankees, actually cleared...

10 Unlikely AL Pitchers Who Could Win the Cy Young in 2013

We all know the favorties to win the American League Cy Young award this season: David Price, Justin Verlander, Felix Hernandez and Jered Weaver....
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