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Rotoworld
Miguel Cabrera said Saturday that his back is improving and that he's scheduled to play first base in a Grapefruit League game on Sunday.
Mar 23, 2017
KFFL
Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (back) said he doesn't know if he'll be ready for ...
Mar 19, 2017
KFFL
Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (back) will miss the remainder of the World Baseball Classic ...
Grand Rapids Press 14 hours ago
Michael Fulmer to start Tigers' home opener; Miguel Cabrera could play Sunday

Michael Fulmer to start Tigers' home opener; Miguel Cabrera could play Sunday

Fulmer is coming off 2016 AL Rookie of the Year season; Cabrera is coming off back injury. BRADENTON, Fla. - Michael Fulmer is featured prominently on the Detroit Tigers' 2017 media guide. And now the 2016 American League Rookie of the Year will be the featured attraction as the team's starting pitcher for the Tigers' home opener April 7 against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus made the announcement prior to Saturday's Grapefruit League game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at LECOM Park. "It's not necessarily a reward. We pushed him...
KFFL 15 hours ago

Tigers | Miguel Cabrera making progress

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (back) told reporters his back is improving and that he ...
Rotoworld 15 hours ago

Miguel Cabrera says his back is improving - Miguel Cabrera (1B) Detroit Tigers

Miguel Cabrera said Saturday that his back is improving and that he's scheduled to play first base in a Grapefruit League game on Sunday.
Call to the Pen Mar 24, 2017

Detroit Tigers: Miguel Cabrera Still Nursing Back Injury

Detroit Tigers All-Star first baseman Miguel Cabrera is still being held out of the lineup with a back injury he suffered during the World Baseball Classic. With Opening Day right around the corner, many are wondering about the status of Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera. During the World Baseball Classic, Cabrera suffered a back injury. […] Detroit Tigers: Miguel Cabrera Still Nursing Back Injury - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bless You Boys Mar 24, 2017
Tigers spring training notes: Ian Kinsler is back in camp, J.D. Martinez has his second opinion

Tigers spring training notes: Ian Kinsler is back in camp, J.D. Martinez has his second opinion

The boys are back from the World Baseball Classic, and the question of what to do with JaCoby Jones looms. Taking a look at all the stories circulating in Florida, here are the bits from the beat you might have missed this week. Ian Kinsler, Victor Martinez, and Miguel Cabrera are back in Lakeland One of the biggest complaints regarding an otherwise riveting World Baseball Classic was the fact it took so many heavy-hitters out of the Tigers camp. Detroit had a whopping 15 players representing seven different countries in the WBC. While some made it back to camp sooner than others, both...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 24, 2017
Tigers notes: Brad Ausmus 'really happy' for friend and mentor Jim Leyland

Tigers notes: Brad Ausmus 'really happy' for friend and mentor Jim Leyland

Tigers manager echoes Miguel Cabrera on back injury. KISSIMMEE, Fla. - When Brad Ausmus fell asleep Wednesday night, Team USA held a 4-0 lead over Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic championship game. When Ausmus woke up a little while later, the Americans were wrapping up their first-ever WBC title. Watching the game on MLB Network, the Detroit Tigers manager could see the emotion in U.S. manager Jim Leyland, the former Tigers skipper whom he respects as a friend and valuable resource. "I watched the end of the game (Thursday) morning, but I was happy...
KFFL Mar 23, 2017

Tigers | Miguel Cabrera unsure about Opening Day

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (back) said he doesn't know if he'll be ready for ...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 23, 2017
Miguel Cabrera still recovering from back injury: 'I'll play when I'm ready'

Miguel Cabrera still recovering from back injury: 'I'll play when I'm ready'

Tigers slugger non-committal to when hell return to action after he felt a pop on right side of his back in World Baseball Classic. LAKELAND, Fla. - Miguel Cabrera was back Thursday, and the No. 1 question was about his back. Cabrera, the Detroit Tigers slugger whose World Baseball Classic experience was cut short because of an injury to his back area, did not commit to any timetable for his return to action. Cabrera met with reporters for a few minutes early Thursday afternoon in the Tigers' clubhouse at Joker Marchant Stadium. A short bit later, some of his...
CSN Philly Mar 22, 2017

MLB Notes: Tigers star Miguel Cabrera could return soon from back stiffness

DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera could soon return to the lineup after being sidelined by back stiffness.Cabrera has been out since leaving the
Call to the Pen Mar 22, 2017

New York Yankees: Didi Gregorius Out a Month with a Strained Shoulder

After the injury to Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera while playing for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic, the injury to New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius marks the second MLB star to be hurt during the tournament. Recently, I posed the question of whether or not these stars should actually be playing in the […] New York Yankees: Didi Gregorius Out a Month with a Strained Shoulder - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Plain Dealer Mar 21, 2017
Cleveland Indians new star Edwin Encarnacion speaks the language of RBI -- Terry Pluto (photos)

Cleveland Indians new star Edwin Encarnacion speaks the language of RBI -- Terry Pluto (photos)

Cleveland Indians new cleanup hitter Edwin Encarnacion has knocked in more runs in the last five years than any player in the Majors other than Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers.
Bless You Boys Mar 20, 2017
2017 MLB preview: Tigers entering an era of uncertainty under new owner Chris Ilitch

2017 MLB preview: Tigers entering an era of uncertainty under new owner Chris Ilitch

As Chris looks to fill his father’s shoes, the Tigers are teetering on the edge of contention. Over the past several years, Detroit Tigers fans have struggled with the idea that their team’s window is coming to a close. We bristled at the idea that these Tigers were the next Philadelphia Phillies, then bashed the projection systems when they started to say what we didn’t want to hear. We pointed to things like Miguel Cabrera’s ludicrous stat lines, Justin Verlander’s advanced repertoire, and Dave Dombrowski’s striped polos as reasons to believe that this Tigers team could hold...
Bless You Boys Mar 20, 2017
Detroit Tigers Links: Miguel Cabrera is expected to be ready for Opening Day

Detroit Tigers Links: Miguel Cabrera is expected to be ready for Opening Day

We’re still waiting on J.D. Martinez’s injury status, though. J.D. Martinez left the game Saturday with an ankle injury. We hope he’s not out too long, as we’re officially two weeks away from Opening Day! We await more information on J.D.’s status after he gets a second opinion on Sunday’s MRI. We do have information on Miguel Cabrera’s status, though, and it’s good news! According to Bob Nightengale, Cabrera is expected to be ready for Opening Day. World Baseball Classic updates The semi-finals of the World Baseball Classic start on Monday after USA beat the Dominican...
Call to the Pen Mar 19, 2017

Should MLB Stars Be a Part of the World Baseball Classic?

Detroit Tigers’ star Miguel Cabrera, who has been playing for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic, left Thursday’s loss to the Dominican Republic in the sixth inning. His early exit was apparently caused by a back injury. Now he is reportedly out for the rest of the World Baseball Classic tournament. Supposedly, the injury isn’t […] Should MLB Stars Be a Part of the World Baseball Classic? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
KFFL Mar 19, 2017

Tigers | Miguel Cabrera to miss remainder of WBC

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (back) will miss the remainder of the World Baseball Classic ...

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