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Dave Dombrowski on Miguel Cabrera: “It’s worse than what we ever would have anticipated”

The Detroit Tigers do not know for sure when Miguel Cabrera will resume baseball activities or play in his first game. They cannot say with 100 percent certainty that he will be ready for the start of spring training or even opening day. But general manager Dave Dombrowski is certain of one thing: Cabrera showed some extreme toughness by playing through an ankle injury that was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera may not be ready for opening day in 2015

When 2015 opening day rolls around for the Tigers, they very well could be without one of their best players. After undergoing successful ankle/foot surgery Wednesday, according to Bob Knigtengale of USA Today the procedure could hold Cabrera out for opening day in 2015. The severity of Miguel Cabrera's ankle injury stunned the #Tigers. He had 2 screws inserted in ankle and may...
Via The Majors Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cabrera injury further clouds Tigers' offseason plans

As the Royals represent the American League in the World Series, uncertainty persists around the team that finished ahead of them in the AL Central. The Tigers have won four consecutive division titles, but their position in baseball’s hierarchy is precarious as the offseason begins. Most notably, right-hander Max Scherzer, designated hitter Victor Martinez and right fielder Torii...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera has surgery, reveals bigger issue

Detroit Tigers all-star first baseman Miguel Cabrera underwent successful surgery to remove a bone spur in his right ankle. While performing the procedure Dr. Robert Anderson also repaired a stress fracture in his navicular bone in the same foot. FFLockerRoom Sports: This can either be figured as good news or bad news depending on how you look at it. The bad news is that the Tigers...
Via FF Locker Room
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera Undergoes Successful Ankle Surgery

According to the Detroit Tigers Official Twitter feed, first baseman Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery on his right ankle to remove bone spurs and repair a stress fracture to his navicular bone. The procedure was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina. Currently, Cabrera is scheduled to be reevaluated in three months. Cabrera, 31, seemed to battle...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Cabrera has ankle surgery, will be reevaluated in January

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture. The team announced Friday that the surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Cabrera will be reevaluated in three months. The Tigers say the stress fracture was to the navicular bone...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Miguel Cabrera could have ankle surgery

The Detroit Tigers head into the off season having lost three straight to the Baltimore Orioles in the ALDS to end their season. The Tigers scored just 10 in their three games against the Orioles following a regular season in which they ranked second in runs scored. On the injury front, first baseman Miguel Cabrera, who has been dealing with ankle issues, could have surgery to remove...
Via MLB Injury News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera was joking about not taking playoff bonus?

It sounds like Miguel Cabrera will receive his postseason bonus after all. Cabrera was merely joking when he told Detroit Tigers teammate Max Scherzer earlier this week he wasn’t going to sign paperwork for the bonus because all he wanted was “the ring,” a Major League Baseball Players Association official told on Thursday. Multiple sources told that Cabrera...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

What to watch for in Tigers-Orioles ALDS

The Tigers have the edge when it comes to offense and starting pitching. The Orioles have the edge in the bullpen and on defense. Something has to give in this ALDS matchup, and Baltimore is hoping that consistency can overtake star power. Here are five things to watch in this series. Expect some homers. The Baltimore Orioles surprisingly ran away with the American League East thanks...
Via The Outside Corner
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera turns down playoff bonus from Tigers

Tweet   It’s not often you see a pro athlete turn down a potential six-figure bonus, but that is exactly what Detroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera did on Wednesday. Cabrera has said all season that his only focus this year is to win a World Series ring. Nothing else matters. On Wednesday, he put his money where his mouth is. Baseball players get bonuses depending on how far their...
Via Los That Sports Blog
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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