Miguel Cabrera RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ausmus confirms Cabrera has bone spur, says surgery uncertain

    MLB.com "The Tigers are two back in the AL Central and a half game back in the wild card. They need every bit of everything they can muster to catch up, but their Mr. Everything, Miguel Cabrera, has been hobbled of late. Now we have a more specific diagnosis than a mere sore ankle: he has bone spurs." September 08

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    James Schmehl @jamesschmehl

    Miguel Cabrera reaggravated a right ankle injury when he slid into home plate last night. It's minor, but something to keep an eye on.

  • Tigers' Miguel Cabrera denies report he feels lingering effects from injury

    Detroit News "Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera denied telling a reporter the groin muscles he had surgically repaired this offseason are still affecting him. A story published by USA Today on Monday said Cabrera, in Spanish, talked about the lingering injury. “There are times when I feel good, but..." July 16

  • Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera still bothered by groin injury

    SI.com "Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera says that a groin injury that bothered him last season and required him to have sports hernia surgery is still giving him issues. Even though his overall power numbers are down, Cabrera still leads the major leagues with 75 RBI. Last season, Cabrera..." July 15

  • Tigers' Miguel Cabrera leaves game with right hamstring cramp

    Detroit News "It might be going from bad to worse for the Tigers. After a lackluster week, with six losses in seven games, the Tigers will have to monitor the health of Miguel Cabrera in the coming days. Cabrera left in the seventh inning of Sunday’s game against the Rangers at Comerica Park. He singled..." May 25

  • Robbie Ray wins in debut, Miguel Cabrera perks up in big way for sizzling Tigers

    Detroit News "They just take a while, that’s all. On a night that rookie Robbie Ray, as the winning pitcher sprinkled a fine debut onto the Doug Fister deal to make it the most palatable it’s been since it was done, there was a sign of what’s probably to come. But it didn’t involve Ray — who pitched well..." May 07

  • Miguel Cabrera will get $2 million for MVPs and $1 million for Triple Crowns

    Hardball Talk "As part of his new eight-year, $253 million extension with the Tigers reigning back-to-back MVP Miguel Cabrera has bonuses for winning the award again or capturing another Triple Crown in the future. Via the Associated Press, beginning in 2016 his contract will pay an additional $2 million for..." April 02

  • Extension will pay Cabrera $292M

    CSN Philly "If Miguel Cabrera keeps it up, he's going to go down as one of the greatest hitters who ever lived. Even if he doesn't keep it up, he's going to be one of highest-paid hitters who ever lived. The Detroit Tigers on Thursday gave Cabrera an eight-year extension worth approximately $248..." March 28

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    Miguel Cabrera's new deal with #tigers will be for 10 years and just under $300M, says a baseball source.

  • Miguel Cabrera is closing in on extension with Tigers

    CBSSports.com "Miguel Cabrera and the Tigers are closing in on an extension for the superstar slugger that will likely make him a Tiger for life, sources told CBSSports.com. There will still need to be a physical before anything is finalized, but Cabrera has a remarkable record for staying healthy. The..." March 27

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Sources: Tigers have opened talks with Miguel Cabrera on an extension, but discussions remain at a very preliminary stage. @FOXSports1

  • Miggy feeling stronger after offseason surgery

    MLB.com "The Tigers have no shortage of star pitchers who reported to Spring Training well ahead of Thursday's official reporting date. That's no different than previous years. The superstar slugger who reported at the start of the week made a bigger impact with his arrival. Miguel Cabrera has been..." February 13

  • Despite warning, expect Tigers to extend Miguel Cabrera's deal at a premium

    Detroit News "Tigers Nation is preoccupied these days with Max Scherzer. He is the trendy talking point among those debating whether the Tigers should, or will, extend Scherzer’s contract as it moves closer to its 2014 finish line. Considering the Cy Young Award trophy Scherzer recently tucked into a home he..." January 29

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    Matthew B. Mowery @matthewbmowery

    Miggy will play 1B, Castellanos 3B for #Tigers. It's now official.

  • Tigers not yet committed to moving Miguel Cabrera to first; decision coming soon

    Detroit News "Who’s on first? Who’s on third? The Tigers continue to say they’re not yet sure, even in the wake of reports out of Venezuela that Miguel Cabrera has informed ballclub brass he is open to moving back to first. “We are not prepared to answer that question yet,” Dave Dombrowski, Tigers..." December 01

  • Report: Miguel Cabrera told Tigers he wants to play first base

    Detroit Free Press "With Prince Fielder on the move to Texas, Miguel Cabrera wouldn’t mind moving back across the diamond next season. Cabrera, who played third base for the Detroit Tigers the past two seasons with Fielder at first base, has told the Tigers “I want to play first base,” according to Venezuelan..." November 28

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    manolo hernandez d. @beisbolporgotas

    “I’ve told the #Tigers I want to play 1B”: AL two-time MVP @MiguelCabrera to Venezuelan daily newspaper El Universal (@EUDeporte)

  • Miguel Cabrera wins AL MVP award; Andrew McCutchen takes NL MVP

    SI.com "Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera won his second consecutive American League Most Valuable Player award and Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen won his first National League MVP in balloting announced on Thursday by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Cabrera is the first AL..." November 15

  • Tigers' Miguel Cabrera wins back-to-back MVP awards

    USA Today "Miguel Cabrera didn't win a second consecutive Triple Crown, but that's about all that changed as the Detroit Tigers third baseman repeated as American League Most Valuable Player. Just like in 2012, Cabrera prevailed in the ongoing debate over defining the award and over Los Angeles Angels..." November 14

  • MLB announces 2013 Silver Slugger winners

    MLB.com "All year long, they went deep and they found the gaps, and baseball's best batsmen of 2013 connected one more time on Wednesday night, collecting The Silver Slugger Awards for their offensive performances this season. With the Yankees' Robinson Cano picking up a fourth consecutive silver bat..." November 07

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    Detroit Tigers @tigers

    Miguel Cabrera underwent successful core muscle repair surgery this morning. The procedure was performed by Dr. Bill Meyers in Philadelphia.

  • Miguel Cabrera to undergo surgery this week to repair groin tear

    Michigan Live "Third baseman Miguel Cabrera will undergo surgery to repair a groin tear this week, the Detroit Tigers confirmed late Sunday night. On Sunday, Cabrera was awarded the Hank Aaron Award, which is given to the most outstanding offensive performer in each league, for the second consecutive season...." October 28

  • Miggy, Goldschmidt honored with Aaron Award

    MLB.com "Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera was denied a second consecutive Triple Crown this season, but he did manage to repeat for the Hank Aaron Award in the American League, and D-backs first baseman Paul Goldschmidt capped a breakout season by earning that honor in the National League, Major League..." October 28

  • Ozzie Guillen on Twitter: It'd be my 'dream' to manage Tigers' Miguel Cabrera

    Detroit News "He’s a stretch. But he sounds interested. World Series-winning manager Ozzie Guillen took to Twitter on Thursday night in response to a fan about whether he’d be interested in joining the Tigers. And his response translated: “My dream would be to manage the best Miguel Cabrera.” Cabrera..." October 25

  • Peers again vote Tigers' Miguel Cabrera player of the year

    Detroit News "Another award and in a rout. Miguel Cabrera on Thursday was named Sporting News Major League Baseball player of the year landing on 141 ballots — to 35 for second-place Chris Davis of the Orioles. Players voted for the Sporting News awards and for the second consecutive year chose Cabrera..." October 25

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    Chris Iott @Chris_Iott

    Miguel Cabrera may need surgery to repair his groin injury.

  • Miguel Cabrera's injuries take joy out of his game, and the punch out of the Tigers

    Detroit News "When you can’t run you can’t hide it. When you can’t move you’re defenseless. When you can’t hit you’re just not Miguel Cabrera. All of which makes it hard for the reigning American League MVP who is in fact Miguel Cabrera to feel like himself. And nearly as difficult for the Tigers to be..." October 19

  • Bunt on Miggy? Here's why you don't

    ESPN.com "Because of Miguel Cabrera’s limited mobility at third at first blush you would think the Red Sox would be bunting early and often on the Tigers’ third baseman. So why haven’t the Red Sox been doing so? Take a look at where Cabrera has been setting up Sox manager John Farrell said. “Against..." October 15

  • Miguel Cabrera shows signs of power resurgence

    Detroit News "“But Cabrera was feeling better ... ” If you’re going to bounce back from a tough defeat that’s a good place to start with Miguel Cabrera’s physical improvement making headlines. When all the disappointment from Game 2’s loss in Boston was brushed away Detroit was left with three comforting..." October 15

  • Cabrera's toughness inspired Max Scherzer during Game 4 relief outing

    CBSSports.com "The Tigers are playing in the ALCS for the third straight season but that doesn't mean getting here was easy. They had to win two elimination games in the ALDS against the Athletics earlier this week including Game 4 after being down three runs early. Detroit was on the brink of going home. In..." October 12

  • Miguel Cabrera's loss of power a real concern for Tigers

    CBSSports.com "File this under things we never thought we'd be discussing. Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera -- the best hitter in the world and likely AL MVP for the second straight season -- appears to be a a major concern for the Tigers' World-Series-champion-or-bust season. And again in most unlikely..." October 06

  • Teammates must keep picking up Miguel Cabrera if Tigers are to thrive

    Detroit News "Some sadist who enjoys watching baseball teams sweat decided to give us the five-game playoff series. As the folks at M.I.T. will confirm lose the opening game of a five-gamer and you now are obliged to beat a good baseball team three of the next four matches if you hope to advance in..." October 05

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    Chris Iott @Chris_Iott

    Miguel Cabrera in the lineup at third base tonight.

  • Tigers Cabrera - with groin strain, not hernia - called 'doubtful' for Sunday's game

    Detroit News "Struggling to even trot along the basepaths let alone run Miguel Cabrera left Saturday night’s game with groin pain the Tigers say is not a sports hernia. After the Tigers had come back from a 6-0 hole to beat the White Sox 7-6 at Comerica Park Kevin Rand the Tigers head trainer officially..." September 22

  • Leyland: Miguel Cabrera will DH, Victor Martinez will catch Thursday

    Detroit Free Press "In one sentence Jim Leyland said a mouthful. “It looks like on Thursday Martinez is going to catch and Miguel Cabrera will (be the) DH” the Tigers manager said at his pre-game news conference today. “I’m going to leave it at that.” Several weeks ago Leyland mentioned that he could make this..." September 18

  • A healthy Miguel Cabrera has to be Tigers' top priority

    Detroit News "The Tigers are getting closer and closer and it shouldn’t be long now. As the air chills and the skies darken it’s not really a question of whether they’ll reach the playoffs. It’s a question of whether they’ll be ready when they get there. That’s what this 10-game home stand is mostly about..." September 15

  • Max Scherzer struggles, Miguel Cabrera tossed as Tigers lead shrinks to 4½

    Detroit News "Everything was fine until three batters into the game. Or until the third pitch to the third batter. At that point the continuation of a Tigers trip which hasn’t exactly been their best got worse got angrier maybe even got a little worrisome with a 5-1 loss Monday night to the White..." September 10

  • Miguel Cabrera takes batting practice, could soon return to lineup

    CBSSports.com "Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera took batting practice prior to Monday's game and is feeling better reports Chris Iott of mLive.com. The reigning AL MVP and Triple Crown winner could soon return to the lineup. "He was in good spirits today and I think he's feeling much much better to be honest..." September 03

  • Cabrera returns after 3-game absence, will play 3B in Boston tonight

    Detroit News "After a three-game absence Miguel Cabrera is back in the starting lineup for the Tigers. Manager Jim Leyland received the medical clearance he was hoping to get so Cabrera was written into the lineup to play third and bat third for the Tigers on Tuesday night against the Boston Red..." September 03

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Miguel Cabrera has "irritation in his abdominal area" the team says. He is day to day.

  • Injuries and the Indians could cut Cabrera's Triple Crown pursuit short

    CBSSports.com "Torii Hunter's walk-off three-run homer helped the Tigers avoid a four-game sweep at the hands of the Athletics on Thursday noon but the big story of the day was Miguel Cabrera's latest injury. The reigning AL MVP left the game with "discomfort" in his abdomen after sliding into second base and is..." August 29

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    The #Tigers say Cabrera left with discomfort in his abdomen and he is considered day-to-day.

  • Cabrera's Triple Crown encore one for the history books

    Sporting News "Miguel Cabrera’s thoughts on his Triple Crown last year are very simple. “That already happened” he says. Well yes but… “That already happened” Cabrera says again. There is no time to dwell on the past now. That can happen maybe when he is done playing. Cabrera feels that he must..." August 28

  • Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera spark Tigers' 7-1 victory over Twins

    Detroit News "Ah yes the ol’ scoring-from-second-on-a-strikeout play. It hadn’t been part of the Tigers’ offensive repertoire this yeaer but became part of it Wednesday night in a 7-1 victory over the Twins at Comerica Park — a game the Tigers broke open with four runs in the seventh and three more in the..." August 22

  • Miguel Cabrera is dealing with another lower body injury

    CBSSports.com "Miguel Cabrera is dealing with another lower body injury Tigers manager Jim Leyland confirmed to the Associated Press following Tuesday night's game. The team's third baseman was in pain after swinging at a pitch in his ninth inning at-bat. Leyland was unsure if Cabrera's groin or stomach was..." August 21

  • Cabrera hits walk-off, Tigers beat Royals 6-5

    Detroit Free Press "Miguel Cabrera led off the ninth with a homer to right off Aaron Crow to win it. In a back-and-forth affair Cabrera doubled in the go-ahead run in the fourth. Salvador Perez tied the score with a bases-empty homer in the seventh off left-handed reliever Drew Smyly. Prince Fielder put the Tigers..." August 18

  • Cabrera 3-run HR helps Tigers avoid sweep, beat White Sox 6-4

    Detroit Free Press "Miguel Cabrera hit a towering three-run homer and the Detroit Tigers ended a three-game skid beating the Chicago White Sox 6-4 Wednesday. A year after winning the Triple Crown Cabrera has 38 homers and 114 RBIs and is hitting .360. The AL Central-leading Tigers had lost four of five..." August 15

  • Improved Cabrera having pantheon season

    ESPN.com "Last Wednesday Miguel Cabrera was facing hard-throwing Cleveland Indians rookie Danny Salazar in the eighth inning with two outs and a runner on. The Indians led the Tigers 3-2 and Salazar had struck out Cabrera three times -- looking on an 88 mph changeup swinging on a 99 mph fastball at the..." August 13

  • Miguel Cabrera rejoins Tigers lineup after five-day absence

    Hardball Talk "Miguel Cabrera is back at third base for the Tigers on Monday after resting an abdominal strain for five days. Cabrera made a pinch-hitting appearance Sunday against the White Sox and singled in his first at-bat since Tuesday before immediately being removed for a pinch-runner. The Tigers..." August 05

  • Tigers reeling off wins, but they're still itching to get Cabrera back

    Detroit News "The Tigers have won seven straight and 11 of their last 12 games but they’re still not playing at a peak level. Not without Miguel Cabrera. Cabrera missed his third straight game Saturday night because of a strained lower abdomen. With three home runs others are showing their power — and..." August 04

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