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Watch Miguel Cabrera make a young fan's night

While Miguel Cabrera has already overtaken Eric Hosmer in the All-Star game voting, it never hurts to keep up good public relations. Miguel Cabrera is a fan favorite for many reasons. First and foremost, he's the best hitter in the game. But few guys have more fun on the field, or enjoy interacting with the fans more. After this young Indians' fan snared a groundball with his hat, he screamed to Miguel that "he had his back" and then proceeded to posture hilariously as Ian Kinsler and Cabrera looked on in amusement and acknowledged his fine defensive effort. Miguel showed his appreciation,...

Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera overtakes Royals’ Eric Hosmer for voting at first base

Cabrera has 9.3 million votes and leads Hosmer by 1.38 million. Last week, Hosmer was ahead by 470,000.

Royals take opener vs. Twins to relcaim division lead

MINNEAPOLIS — Jason Vargas threw six shutout innings and Kendrys Morales hit a long home run against his former team to push the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Vargas (5-2) gave up five hits and struck out two, Morales hit a two-run shot in the second inning and Eric Hosmer drove in another run in the eighth to move the AL champion Royals (32-23) ahead of the Twins (33-24) by percentage points for first place in the AL Central. Greg Holland got his 10th save in 11 chances. read more

Seven Royals on track to start All-Star Game

NEW YORK — Seven players on the AL champion Kansas City Royals are on track to start in next month’s All-Star Game in what would be a record total for one team. Catcher Salvador Perez, first baseman Eric Hosmer, shortstop Alcides Escobar, third baseman Mike Moustakas and designated hitter Kendrys Morales all led their positions in voting totals released Monday. Lorenzo Cain was first among AL outfielders, with teammate Alex Gordon third, behind AL MVP Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels. read more
Grand Rapids Press Jun 8, 2015
Miguel Cabrera leapfrogged by Eric Hosmer in latest All-Star update; Royals continue to dominate vote

Miguel Cabrera leapfrogged by Eric Hosmer in latest All-Star update; Royals continue to dominate vote

Miguel Cabrera no longer leads AL first basemen in voting after Kansas Citys Eric Hosmer leapfrogged the two-time AL MVP, according to the latest All-Star Game ballot update. DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera ranks either first or second among American League first basemen in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and OPS. Yet, he ranks second among American League first baseman in All-Star Game voting. Cabrera no longer leads AL first basemen in voting after Kansas City's Eric Hosmer leapfrogged the two-time AL MVP, according to the latest All-Star...
Athletics Nation Jun 8, 2015

MLB All-Star Game: Oakland A's catcher Stephen Vogt 2nd, seven Royals slated to start

Other Oakland Athletics continue to trail, with Marcus Semien still third and Josh Reddick still 10th. The Royals have seven starters and are close to getting an eighth, because it's the 1957 All-Star Game all over again. The Kansas City Royals, Jose Altuve, and Mike Trout will face the National League in the All-Star Game if the American League results released today hold. The momentum is clearly favoring Kansas City, exemplified by first baseman Eric Hosmer moving from trailing Miguel Cabrera by 70,000 votes to moving ahead by 600,000. Hosmer earned about 1.5 million votes this week...

Royals flush with All-Star talent

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Remember when Mark Redman and Ken Harvey were the best the Kansas City Royals had to offer for the All-Star Game? Times have certainly changed. Major League Baseball released its latest All-Star voting results this week, and the Royals are kings of the American League online-only ballot box. Five Royals are leading their respective positions, and first baseman Eric Hosmer is gaining ground on Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera. read more

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