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Miguel Cabrera trade as likely as Tigers dealing Ty Cobb, ESPN reporter says

Miguel Cabrera trade as likely as Tigers dealing Ty Cobb, ESPN reporter says

It would have to be a historic deal, an unnamed executive told Jayson Stark. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers are ready to deal and there's no better time than next week at the annual MLB Winter Meetings. But ESPN analyst Jayson Stark said he would be stunned if the Tigers move first baseman Miguel Cabrera. "There's about as good a chance of Ty Cobb getting traded as there is of Miguel Cabrera getting traded," Stark wrote on Friday. Cabrera has at least seven years and $212 million left on his contract, along with a full no-trade clause. On top of those hurdles,...
Fenway Nation Nov 22, 2016

Verlander, Cabrera Mega-Trade Not In Sox Best Interest

The Trade TargetsThere's been a lot of speculation recently (mostly idle) about a mega-trade that would fetch both Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera from the Tigers. Most of these "reports" conveniently fail to list the boatload of Red Sox prospects and/or current roster players that would have to head to The Motor City in return. And of course, the point is made that Dave Dombrowski drafted Verlander and traded for Cabrera and thus has a special tingly feeling for them (not unlike the tingle Chris Matthews felt up his leg upon first hearing Barack Obama speak). Yada, yada, yada. Does...
Over the Monster Nov 21, 2016

Is a Miguel Cabrera trade in the cards for the Red Sox?

If anyone could replace David Ortiz at DH, Miguel Cabrera would be the guy The Red Sox seem to be headed towards a low(er)-cost replacement for David Ortiz at DH, targeting the likes of Carlos Beltran for short-term deals and accepting that they’ll be sacrificing quality for flexibility at the position. But there’s one curve that’s been thrown into the situation thanks to the possibility of a rebuilding Tigers team: the idea of a trade for Miguel Cabrera. Throughout this saga, there’s been a level of acceptance that while the Red Sox would be putting someone at DH in David Ortiz’...
The Republican Nov 20, 2016
Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Could Dave Dombrowski pursue Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander?

Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Could Dave Dombrowski pursue Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander?

Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski traded for Miguel Cabrera and drafted Justin Verlander when serving as the GM of the Detroit Tigers.
MLB offseason 2016: Are any of the Detroit Tigers trade rumors true?

MLB offseason 2016: Are any of the Detroit Tigers trade rumors true?

Miguel Cabrera, J.D. Martinez, Ian Kinsler and Justin Verlander are all sought after.

Bowden Bits: Potential suitors for Chris Sale, Miguel Cabrera

Bowden Bits: Potential suitors for Chris Sale, Miguel Cabrera
Grand Rapids Press Nov 10, 2016

Tigers' Miguel Cabrera wins 7th Silver Slugger award

The awards, voted on by Major League managers and coaches, were announced Thursday night. DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera has won an American League Silver Slugger award for the seventh time in his career. The awards, voted on by Major League managers and coaches, were announced Thursday night. Cabrera has won the award five times as a third baseman -- 2005, 2006, 2010, 2012 and 2013 -- and now the last two seasons in a row as a first baseman. Cabrera, 33, hit .316 with 38 home runs and 108 RBIs in 2016.  He was especially dominant late in the year, hitting .349...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 10, 2016

Astros dampen Miguel Cabrera trade speculation

I was asked, Would we consider a trade for a Hall of Fame-caliber first baseman, and (I said) were considering everything. I think the media kind of ran with that, Astros GM Jeff Luhnow told the Houston Chronicle. DETROIT -- Don't fret too much just yet about the possibility of the Detroit Tigers trading star first baseman Miguel Cabrera to the Houston Astros. Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said the Astros haven't ruled anything out, but he never specifically mentioned Cabrera in his comments this week at the annual GM meetings in Scottsdale, Ariz. "I was...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 9, 2016

Miguel Cabrera to the Astros? Why one analyst thinks it would make sense

The MLB Networks Jon Morosi wrote this week that the Astros are the best fit for Cabrera and he expects them to target either the Tigers star or free-agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion. DETROIT -- The Houston Astros are planning to expand their payroll this winter and are willing to pay big bucks for a big bat. Could they be targeting Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera? The MLB Network's Jon Morosi wrote this week that the Astros are the best fit for Cabrera and he expects them to target either the Tigers star or free-agent slugger Edwin...

MLB trade rumors: Astros to pursue Miguel Cabrera or Edwin Encarnacion

The Astros will pursue Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera or free-agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion this winter.
Rotoworld Nov 9, 2016

Astros to pursue Miguel Cabrera, Encarnacion - Miguel Cabrera (1B) Detroit Tigers

According to Jon Morosi of MLB Network, the Astros will pursue Miguel Cabrera or Edwin Encarnacion.
Grand Rapids Press Nov 8, 2016

Al Avila: Tigers listening, but not shopping Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera

We have to be open-minded, the Tigers GM said. But its not that these are guys were trying to move. Quite the opposite. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila said he's spoken to some of the team's biggest stars, including Miguel Cabrera and Justin Verlander, to let them know the team's philosophy entering the offseason. His message? The Tigers are willing to listen to offers, but they aren't actively shopping their top talent.  "I've talked to all the guys -- Cabrera, Verlander, (Ian) Kinsler, guys like that -- just to let them know it's part of...
MetsBlog Nov 8, 2016

Tigers open for business, getting calls on Cabrera and Kinsler

The Tigers, who are 'open for business,' have already received trade interest in first baseman Miguel Cabrera, MLB reporter Jon Heyman wrote Nov. 7.
Grand Rapids Press Nov 4, 2016

Cameron Maybin: 'Detroit will always hold a special place in my heart'

Almost nine years after the Detroit Tigers sent Maybin to the Florida Marlins in a deal that landed Miguel Cabrera, Maybin was traded away again. DETROIT -- Cameron Maybin said goodbye to Detroit for a second time on Thursday. Almost nine years after the Detroit Tigers sent Maybin to the Florida Marlins in a deal that landed Miguel Cabrera, Maybin was traded away again. This time, the circumstances were much different. In 2007, Maybin was one of the game's elite prospects. When the Tigers reacquired him last November from the Atlanta Braves, he was in the midst...

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