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MIGUEL CABRERA RUMORS

Here's how Miguel Cabrera got out of his early-season slump

Cabrera's rough start to the season stemmed from the way he was being pitched and when he chose to swing. There will come a time in Miguel Cabrera’s career when the Detroit Tigers’ slugger will no longer be one of the game’s elite hitters. While this is unlikely to come anytime soon, skeptics will jump on any opportunity to pounce on any moment of decline. So when things looked...
Via Bless You Boys
1 day ago

Miguel Cabrera gives thumbs up to Jeremy Hellickson on strikeout pitch

In the first two games of their series in Detroit, the Philadelphia Phillies have struggled to control Miguel Cabrera, but Phillies right-hander Jeremy Hellickson got the future Hall of Famer to go down swinging on Tuesday night. Cabrera was impressed, and extended a seal of approval on the good pitch from the Phillies’ starter with a thumbs up. Hellickson got Cabrera to swing...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera gives pitcher props for strikeout pitch

Miguel Cabrera hit a RBI double in the first inning of Tuesday’s 3-1 win over the Phillies, but was greeted by a nasty changeup during his next at-bat that caused him to go down swinging. Cabrera had fouled off a few pitches up to that point, but elected to chase the nasty 2-2 pitch and struck out to end the third inning. It was so good that he even gave pitcher Jeremy Hellickson...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera gives opposing pitcher thumbs up after striking him out

Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has been one of the more difficult batters to strike out this season. The two-time MVP entered Tuesday's game against the Phillies having not struck out in the past nine games.But Cabrera's streak of not striking out came to an end in the third inning, swinging and missing on a breaking ball from Jeremy Hellickson. Instead of immediately showing...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red-hot Miguel Cabrera still has plenty left in the tank

When Miguel Cabrera is having a fairly quiet stretch at the plate, it means nightmares for opposing managers and pitchers. When he’s hot, they don’t sleep at all. Tuesday, Cabrera went 3-for-3 with two homers and a double as the Detroit Tigers won for the seventh time in eight games, beating the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-4. In the eight-game stretch, Cabrera is hitting .533/...
Via Today's Knuckleball
2 days ago

Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera is far from washed up

Cabrera is on a wicked tear and opposing pitchers should be terrified. DETROIT -- The Miguel Cabrera that fans have seen for the last three years was a hitter to be feared. And he wasn't even healthy. Who he is now should be downright terrifying to opposing pitchers. Not since he won the Triple Crown in 2012 has Cabrera looked as powerful as he does right now. Cabrera is on some...
Via Bless You Boys
2 days ago

Tigers beat Rays 9-4 but Zimmermann, Cabrera hurt

DETROIT (AP) Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez homered, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-4 on Sunday despite losing starter Jordan Zimmermann to a strained groin in the sixth inning. Detroit has won six of seven, but Zimmermann's injury is a concern. He has been the team's best pitcher after signing with the Tigers in the offseason. Zimmermann (7-2) allowed two...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cabrera leaves game after being hit in knee area with pitch

DETROIT (AP) Miguel Cabrera has left Detroit's game against Tampa Bay on Sunday in the seventh inning after being hit around the left knee with a pitch. Cabrera was hit by Dana Eveland's pitch while leading off the bottom of the seventh. The Detroit slugger hobbled around for a while, and trainer Kevin Rand came out to check on him. Cabrera went to first to try to play on, but...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera loses bat in the stands, Tigers fan gives it back

Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera took a mighty cut at a Jose Berrios pitch in the first inning of Monday's Twins-Tigers game and sent his bat soaring behind the Tigers' dugout.A fan made a solid catch and fortunately no one was injured (though he did have to fight off other fans trying to secure a souvenir.)Whatever flies in the stands at a baseball game immediately becomes the property...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera gets playful in Cleveland, hugging Indians fan in stands

The Detroit Tigers finished up a six-game road trip to Minnesota and Cleveland with a 9-4 loss to the Indians at Progressive Field on Thursday. That finished off a three-game sweep in Cleveland, dropping Detroit’s record to 14-13 and a tie for third place in the AL Central. Despite the Tigers’ struggles in Cleveland, Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera still managed to show his fun...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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