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Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera making progress, could start taking ground balls this weekend

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera making progress, could start taking ground balls this weekend

Cabrera is cleared to hit on the fields against a batting practice pitcher, but not against Tigers pitchers. So far, he has been hitting in the batting cages. LAKELAND, Fla. -- Miguel Cabrera is playing catch. He is hitting in the batting cages. And it won't be long before he starts taking ground balls. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Cabrera ran on the AlterG treadmill Wednesday at 65 percent of his body weight with a slight incline for 20 minutes. "He felt good," Ausmus said. "He hit. He threw. Once he can reaches 80 percent of body weight on the...
Grand Rapids Press Feb 25, 2015
From Yoenis Cespedes to Dixon Machado: 5 Tigers position players to watch during spring training

From Yoenis Cespedes to Dixon Machado: 5 Tigers position players to watch during spring training

All Tigers fans will be interested in how Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez are and whether they will be ready for opening day. But here are five players to watch who are healthy right now. LAKELAND, Fla. -- The Detroit Tigers held their first full-squad workout Tuesday, but they still have a long way to go before opening the season April 6 at Comerica Park against the Minnesota Twins. All Tigers fans will be interested in how Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez are and whether they will be ready for opening day. They will keep an eye on Jose Iglesias as he...
Bless You Boys Feb 25, 2015

Detroit Tigers links: Joba Chamberlain is back!

Ian Krol is 'lazy,' Rob Manfred hates baseball, and Madison Bumgarner is Paul Bunyan. Happy Wednesday, everyone. Tigers bring back Joba: 'We have unfinished business' - The Detroit News, Chris McCoskyI still miss the beard. Brad Ausmus has simple plan to encourage Yoenis Cespedes to hit to all fields: BP with Miguel Cabrera - MLive, Chris IottI'm not sure if the osmosis approach is going to work, but it's not exactly like Cespedes' swing was completely broken last year. Ian Kinsler: Under-Achiever or Under-Appreciated? - Motor City Bengals, Dan ByrneIf anything, Kinsler has been...
Bless You Boys Feb 24, 2015

Detroit Tigers host first full squad spring training workout of 2015

And there are slow-motion videos to prove it! While there have been pictures and reports about Tigers players trickling in from beat writers over the past several days, today marked the first official day of spring training for the entire Tigers ball club. Players took part in fielding workouts, batting practice, and all sorts of other... hijinx. Pretty sure B-laine was about to shoot a snot rocket...RT @_ThatSportsGuy_: @DAVIDprice14 time to grind pic.twitter.com/QxoCA4Da2j — David Price (@DAVIDprice14) February 24, 2015 The biggest news of the day: Miguel Cabrera taking batting...
Grand Rapids Press Feb 24, 2015

Brad Ausmus has simple plan to encourage Yoenis Cespedes to hit to all fields: BP with Miguel Cabrera

Cespedes has plenty of power. There is little doubt about that. But most believe he could be a more well-rounded offensive threat if he used the entire field more. Watch video LAKELAND, Fla. -- Yoenis Cespedes has plenty of power. There is little doubt about that. But most believe he could be a more well-rounded offensive threat if he used the entire field more. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was asked what the best way was to encourage Cespedes to do so. He had a simple answer. It involves Miguel Cabrera. "I think the best way to do it is...
Grand Rapids Press Feb 23, 2015
Miguel Cabrera feels good, not certain he will be ready by opening day: 'I think it's too early'

Miguel Cabrera feels good, not certain he will be ready by opening day: 'I think it's too early'

Cabrera said he went to a batting cage in Miami last week as soon as he was cleared to hit. LAKELAND, Fla. -- There was no question that Miguel Cabrera would start swinging the bat as soon as he was cleared to do so. The question now is: Will he be ready for opening day? Cabrera reported to camp Monday morning and appeared to be in excellent shape. But even he doesn't know what the next five or six weeks will hold for him. "I don't know," Cabrera said when asked how confident he is that he'll be able to play opening day. "Who knows? ... I want to be ready for...
Grand Rapids Press Feb 23, 2015
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera reports for spring training, appears to be in excellent shape

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera reports for spring training, appears to be in excellent shape

Brad Ausmus: He looks good. Hes walking around good. Hes stayed in shape. ... He wasnt sitting on the couch eating Cheetos. Miguel Cabrera  LAKELAND, Fla. -- Miguel Cabrera appears to be in great shape for a guy whose offseason workout regimen was limited. "He looks good," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. "He's walking around good. He's stayed in shape. ... He wasn't sitting on the couch eating Cheetos." Cabrera had surgery in October to remove bone spurs in his right ankle. A stress fracture in his right foot was discovered and repaired at that same...
Grand Rapids Press Feb 23, 2015
5 key Detroit Tigers storylines to follow during spring training

5 key Detroit Tigers storylines to follow during spring training

Will Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez really be ready on opening day? Will David Price sign a contract extension? Will you read this story but also flip through the photo gallery? LAKELAND, Fla. -- Pitchers and catchers participated in their first official workout Friday morning. The full squad has its first full workout Tuesday. Then it's nothing but workouts, drills and exhibition games until the Detroit Tigers open their season April 6 at Comerica Park. There are plenty of storylines for Tigers fans to focus on over the next six weeks or so. Here are...
Grand Rapids Press Feb 20, 2015
Detroit Tigers over-under: How many games will Miguel Cabrera be used as a designated hitter?

Detroit Tigers over-under: How many games will Miguel Cabrera be used as a designated hitter?

Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera made 25 starts as a designated hitter last year, more than his last five seasons combined (23). Will he see even more starts at DH this year? Editor's note: Tigers reporter James Schmehl is predicting the events of the 2015 Tigers season through a series of "over-under" stories. Each day, he will make a statistical prediction and allow readers to predict whether the final number will be over or under the initial prediction. The series will run every day until March 3. Question: How many games will Miguel Cabrera be used as a...
Bless You Boys Feb 18, 2015

How the Tigers dealt with unexpected setbacks and other offseason issues

Victor Martinez and Miguel Cabrera had surgery this offseason, and the Tigers' bullpen needed some. Here's how Detroit went about dealing with a few key issues for 2015. With the exception of the rotation, the Detroit Tigers improved in almost every way during the offseason. The team was also hoping for the best-case scenario regarding Victor Martinez's surgery, and for once the outlook was not bleak. Even Miguel Cabrera has been cleared for some baseball activities as of Wednesday, and players who sat out for the 2014 season have been given a clean bill of health for 2015. For anyone...
Grand Rapids Press Feb 18, 2015
Miguel Cabrera cleared to begin hitting and throwing, could be ready for return around opening day

Miguel Cabrera cleared to begin hitting and throwing, could be ready for return around opening day

Cabrera and Victor Martinez hit third and fourth in the lineup and combined for 212 RBIs during the 2014 season. LAKELAND, Fla. -- A short time ago, the Detroit Tigers had to at least consider the idea that they might be without both Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez to start the season. A lot can change in a week or so. The Tigers got some very positive news Wednesday when Cabrera was cleared to begin doing baseball activities. The Tigers believe there is a chance he could be ready for opening day. "Dr. Robert Anderson's review of Miguel Cabrera's CT...
Bless You Boys Feb 18, 2015

Miguel Cabrera cleared by Dr. Robert Anderson for non-impact baseball activities

The Tigers received positive news regarding Miguel Cabrera Wednesday afternoon, who was cleared for non-impact baseball activities, such as hitting and throwing. He should be ready near Opening Day. The offseason recovery for Miguel Cabrera went about as well as anyone could have hoped for. Wednesday afternoon the Detroit Tigers announced that, after a CT scan was conducted in Miami on Tuesday and sent to Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N.C., for review, Cabrera is able to return to baseball activities. With the first full squad workout on February 24, the team could not have asked for...
Grand Rapids Press Feb 17, 2015
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera undergoes CT scan; results to be reviewed Wednesday

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera undergoes CT scan; results to be reviewed Wednesday

Cabrera progressed well enough after surgery to be cleared to walk without a walking boot last month. If results of the CT scan are good, he should be cleared to begin conditioning workouts in preparation for spring training. Will Miguel Cabrera be cleared to start conditioning workouts? Detroit Tigers fans will have to wait a bit longer to find out.Mike Mulholland | mmulholl@mlive.com  Many Detroit Tigers fans have been holding their breath regarding the status of Miguel Cabrera. They are going to have to hold it a bit longer. The Tigers were expected to...
Rotoworld Feb 17, 2015

Miguel Cabrera (foot) undergoes CT scan - Miguel Cabrera (1B) Detroit Tigers

Miguel Cabrera underwent a CT scan on his surgically-repaired right foot Tuesday.
KFFL Feb 17, 2015

Tigers | No major update on Miguel Cabrera

Updating a previous report, Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (ankle, foot) underwent a CT scan ...

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