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Jul 23, 2014
Rotoworld
Miguel Cabrera went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI as the Tigers pounded the Diamondbacks 11-5 on Wednesday afternoon at Arizona's Chase Field.
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago
What's wrong with Miguel Cabrera? Detroit Tigers believe offseason surgery affecting power numbers

What's wrong with Miguel Cabrera? Detroit Tigers believe offseason surgery affecting power numbers

Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera is hitting like an All-Star this year. But Cabrera, whether hell admit it or not, isnt hitting like vintage Miguel Cabrera. Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera looks at his bat after swinging at a pitch during the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday in Anaheim, Calif.AP Photo  ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera is hitting like an All-Star this season. But Cabrera, whether he'll admit it or not, isn't hitting like vintage Miguel Cabrera. Cabrera hit .310 with a pair of homers on...
Bless You Boys 22 hours ago

Brad Ausmus and Kevin Rand admit surgery the 'root cause' for Miguel Cabrera's struggles

A 3-for-17 weekend for Miguel Cabrera had manager Brad Ausmus and trainer Kevin Rand discussing their slugger's struggles after Sunday's loss. They both pointed toward Cabrera's 2013 injury and resulting surgery as the reason for his down season. Going by the standards of the majority of major league players, Miguel Cabrera is having a very good 2014 season. Good enough to make the All-Star Game and be one of the best offensive players for Detroit Tigers. After disappointing weekend against the Los Angeles Angels (3-for-17 in the four game series, 0-for-8 over the final two games, one RBI,...
Full Count | WEEI Jul 27, 2014

Andrew Miller: Trade rumors ‘impossible to avoid,’ but not distracting

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Andrew Miller has been traded before. Indeed, he owns a permanent place in baseball history, having been traded after the 2007 season (his first full year in pro ball) by the Tigers to the Marlins as part of a six-player package that resulted in Miguel Cabrera joining Detroit. At the time, […]
Chicago Sun-Times Jul 25, 2014

Jose Abreu hits 30th HR as White Sox beat Twins

MINNEAPOLIS — Jose Abreu hit his major league-leading 30th homer and drove in three runs, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Minnesota Twins 9-5 on Friday night. Abreu had two hits and scored twice. The Cuban rookie has 77 RBIs — Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera began the day leading the majors with 80. Alexei Ramirez and Tyler Flowers also homered for the White Sox. Dayan Viciedo tied a career high with four of Chicago’s 17 hits. John Danks (9-6), the subject...
Detroit Free Press Jul 24, 2014

Detroit 11, Arizona 5: Why the Tigers won Wednesday

The Tigers broke the game open with a five-run fourth to take a 7-0 lead. Anibal Sanchez gave up five earned runs on 11 hits with one walk over 61/3 innings with four strikeouts for the Tigers. The Tigers added four runs in the eighth on an RBI single by Ian Kinsler and a three-run home run by Miguel Cabrera.
Rotoworld Jul 23, 2014

Cabrera drives in three, Tigers stomp D'Backs - Miguel Cabrera (1B) Detroit Tigers

Miguel Cabrera went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI as the Tigers pounded the Diamondbacks 11-5 on Wednesday afternoon at Arizona's Chase Field.
Detroit News Jul 23, 2014

Miguel Cabrera 3-run blast puts venom in Tigers' win over D-backs

Phoenix — This time, there was no bullpen trauma, all because the Tigers finally heated up enough lights on Chase Field's scoreboard to avoid calamity.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 23, 2014
Tigers 11, Diamondbacks 5: Miguel Cabrera snaps homerless drought, Detroit avoids meltdown in Arizona

Tigers 11, Diamondbacks 5: Miguel Cabrera snaps homerless drought, Detroit avoids meltdown in Arizona

Miguel Cabrera, Austin Jackson and Alex Avila each drove in three runs and the Tigers bullpen combined to throw 2 2/3 shutout innings to help Detroit bounce back from a tough loss Wednesday. PHOENIX -- This time, there would be no late-inning meltdown in Arizona. Joba Chamberlain and Miguel Cabrera made sure of that. Cabrera, Austin Jackson and Alex Avila each drove in three runs and the Tigers' bullpen combined to throw 2 2/3 shutout innings to help Detroit bounce back from a tough loss with a 11-5 interleague road win over the Diamondbacks Wednesday. Anibal...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 23, 2014
Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus explains decision to move Miguel Cabrera to cleanup spot in series finale

Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus explains decision to move Miguel Cabrera to cleanup spot in series finale

For just the third time this season, Miguel Cabrera has been penciled as the No. 4 hitter in the starting lineup, a spot he regularly filled for the Tigers between 2008-2011. PHOENIX -- Miguel Cabrera is back at the cleanup spot for the Tigers. But don't get used to it. It's just a one-day thing, manager Brad Ausmus confirmed Wednesday. For just the third time this season, Cabrera has been penciled as the No. 4 hitter in the starting lineup, a spot he regularly filled for the Tigers between 2008-2011. Victor Martinez, who generally bats cleanup, will bat fifth...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 23, 2014
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Anibal Sanchez on mound, Miguel Cabrera batting fourth in series finale

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Anibal Sanchez on mound, Miguel Cabrera batting fourth in series finale

With the pitcher batting ninth for the Tigers, manager Brad Ausmus slid Rajai Davis into the second spot in the lineup and slid Ian Kinsler, Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez down a spot. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (55-42, 1st in AL Central) at Arizona Diamondbacks (44-57, tie-3rd in NL West)When: 3:40 p.m.Where: Chase Field in PhoenixTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Chris Iott and James Schmehl STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersAnibal Sanchez (6-4, 3.22 ERA)Lifetime vs....
Detroit Free Press Jul 21, 2014

Detroit Tigers' lineup: Cabrera playing third base, V-Mart at first

Miguel Cabrera will be taking over third base to keep Victor Martinez in the lineup. Martinez will be playing first base since there is no DH.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 21, 2014
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Miguel Cabrera moves back to third base in series opener in Arizona

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Miguel Cabrera moves back to third base in series opener in Arizona

With the Tiger set to lose their designated hitter for the next three days, Miguel Cabrera will move across the diamond and will start at third base tonight in Arizona. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (54-41, 1st in AL Central) at Arizona Diamondbacks (43-56, 4th in NL West)When: 9:40 p.m.Where: Chase Field in Phoenix, ArizonaTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow James Schmehl STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRHP Justin Verlander (8-8, 4.88 ERA)Lifetime vs. Diamondbacks: 1-0, 0.00 ERA Arizona...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 21, 2014
5 things to watch: How will Detroit Tigers adjust to grind? Will Miguel Cabrera find groove vs. lefties?

5 things to watch: How will Detroit Tigers adjust to grind? Will Miguel Cabrera find groove vs. lefties?

Cabrera has driven in plenty of runs this season, but his batting average and his OPS are down from his past two MVP seasons. He has struggled mightily against left-handed pitching this season. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers won the final game of their home series against the Cleveland Indians on Sunday and now head out on the road for seven games in the Pacific Time Zone. Here are five things to keep an eye on this week: How will the Detroit Tigers adjust to the grind? The doubleheader Saturday against the Indians was the first of three the Tigers have on their...
Akron Beacon Journal Jul 20, 2014
Indians notebook: Carlos Carrasco earns ‘more responsibility’ in bullpen

Indians notebook: Carlos Carrasco earns ‘more responsibility’ in bullpen

DETROIT: In the eighth inning of Saturday night’s victory over the Tigers, Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco retired the heart of the Detroit batting order 1-2-3. Afterward manager Terry Francona said Carrasco’s recent performance had earned him “more responsibility.”Picking up the victory, Carrasco struck out Miguel Cabrera on an 87 mph slider, got Victor Martinez to ground out to the shortstop against a shift and induced a groundout to second from J.D. Martinez.“Since he’s gone to the ’pen, he has lowered his ERA, which is hard to do when you get a high ERA with starter’s...
Detroit Free Press Jul 20, 2014

Tigers' Cabrera likely to play third base in Arizona to keep V-Mart in lineup

Miguel Cabrera got the day off Sunday, at least in the field. The Tigers' first baseman was the designated hitter against Cleveland in the series finale.

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