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Miguel Cabrera | First Baseman

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (32) / 4/18/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 240
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Miguel Cabrera is back in the Tigers' lineup Thursday.
He was given a day off rest on Wednesday, with Andrew Romine getting the nod at first base. Cabrera is hitting .351/.455/.590 with 15 home runs and 52 RBI in 70 games. Jun 25 - 9:45 AM

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Miguel Cabrera is not in the Tigers' lineup Wednesday.

It's simply a day off for the slugger, as Cabrera has started 70 of 71 games for the Tigers to this point. Andrew Romine is filling in at first base.
Jun 24 - 10:32 AM

Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run homer Wednesday in the loss to the Reds.

It was a difficult night for Cabrera in spite of the homer; he started shaking his left hand after a swing and a miss in the seventh and he later took a grounder off his nose in the 11th. He finished the game and showed no ill effects from the hand/wrist thing, so hopefully it was nothing.
Jun 18 - 1:25 AM

Miguel Cabrera finished 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI and a run scored as the Tigers earned a 6-0 win over the Reds on Monday.

Cabrera doubled in the first two runs in the Tigers' four-run sixth inning. He has multiple hits in four consecutive games and is hitting .344/.444/.595 with 14 home runs and 47 RBI.
Jun 15 - 10:05 PM

Miguel Cabrera went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and three runs scored as the Tigers easily defeated the Indians on Sunday.

Cabrera hit a solo shot in the fourth inning to make it a 2-0 lead. He scored after singling in each of the sixth and eighth innings as well. The perennial MVP candidate owns an amazing .341/.444/.592 batting line with 14 home runs, 45 RBI, and 36 runs scored on the season.
Jun 14 - 5:46 PM

Miguel Cabrera homered and drove home four runs, powering the Tigers to a 4-0 victory over the Indians on Friday.

Cabrera launched a monstrous three-run homer off Danny Salazar to open the game's scoring in the sixth inning, and tacked on an RBI double in the eighth. He finished the night 2-for-3 plus a walk, raising his terrific season slash to .330/.436/.577 to go along with 13 homers and 43 RBI.
Jun 12 - 9:43 PM

Miguel Cabrera reached base in all four plate appearances, going 3-for-3 with a walk as the Tigers shut out the Cubs on Tuesday.

Cabrera brought in the Tigers' first run with a first-inning single. He scored a run in the fourth inning after a single. In news that shocks no one, Cabrera continues to have fantastic offensive numbers, batting .330/.436/.565 with 12 home runs and 39 RBI.
Jun 9 - 10:18 PM

Miguel Cabrera clocked his 12th homer of the season in Saturday's 7-1 win over the White Sox.

Cabrera's two-run bomb off John Danks sparked a five-run fifth inning for the struggling Tigers. It would be his only hit of the game, as he finished 1-for-4. He also drew a walk in the contest. Barring an injury--he was dealing with a cranky ankle in late May--Cabrera should continue to post big numbers. He's currently hitting .325/.430/.567 with 12 homers, 38 RBI and 30 runs scored.
Jun 6 - 10:39 PM

Miguel Cabrera went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in Thursday afternoon's loss to the Athletics.

Cabrera's sixth-inning RBI single broke up Jesse Hahn's shutout, though the A's still went on to win 7-5. The RBI was Cabrera's 36th of the season. He's been dealing with a balky ankle as of late, but the minor injury has done little to put a crimp in his numbers for the season. The slugger's hitting a typically stellar .333/.435/.569 with 11 homers, 36 RBI and 29 runs scored.
Jun 4 - 4:31 PM

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Monday that Miguel Cabrera has been dealing with a "cranky ankle."

That's part of the reason for his absence Monday, though Ausmus said it's only a minor thing. Cabrera should return to the Tigers' starting lineup on Tuesday night. Hernan Perez is starting at first base for Detroit in Monday's series opener at Oakland's O.co Coliseum.
May 25 - 1:27 PM

Miguel Cabrera is not in the Tigers' starting lineup on Monday afternoon against the A's.

Hernan Perez will start at first base and J.D. Martinez will start at DH in the opener at O.co Coliseum. It's just a day of maintenance for Cabrera, who is batting .344/.446/.613 with 11 home runs and 32 RBI in 45 games.
May 25 - 12:34 PM

Miguel Cabrera doubled and hit a solo home run in five at-bats Sunday, but the Tigers lost to the Astros.

Cabrera hit a solo home run in the ninth inning, trying to help the Tigers overcome a three-run deficit, but it wasn't enough. As expected, the two-time AL MVP has done nothing but hit this season, carrying a .344/.446/.613 triple-slash line with 11 home runs and 32 RBI.
May 24 - 4:45 PM

Miguel Cabrera went 1-for-3 with an RBI double, plating the Tigers lone run in Sunday's loss to the Cardinals.

Cabrera also drew a walk in the contest. He has been on an absolute tear at the plate in recent weeks and now sports a .333/.436/.601 with 10 homers and 30 RBI. He remains arguably the best right-handed hitter in the game and an offensive force in fantasy leagues.
May 17 - 11:04 PM

Miguel Cabrera went 3-for-5 with a two-run homer and two runs scored against the Cardinals on Friday.

It was the 399th home run of his career. Strangely, it was also his first home run in a night game this season. Cabrera has back-to-back three-hit games and owns a healthy .338/.442/.592 battling line on the year to go along with nine home runs and 28 RBI. He'll set his sights on career home run No. 400 this weekend.
May 16 - 1:11 AM

Miguel Cabrera went 3-for-5 with two home runs and five RBI in Thursday's 13-1 crushing of the Twins.

It was one of those games for Cabrera. He got things started in the first inning with an RBI single, then unleashed the fireworks midway through the contest when he hit a two-run homer in the sixth off of Brian Duensing and another two-run bomb in the seventh off of J.R. Graham. Cabrera's now hitting .328/.437/.568 with eight home runs, 26 RBI and 20 runs scored.
May 14 - 4:32 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Alex Avila
2James McCann
1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Ian Kinsler
2Josh Wilson
SS1Jose Iglesias
2Andrew Romine
3B1Nick Castellanos
LF1Yoenis Cespedes
CF1Anthony Gose
2Rajai Davis
RF1J.D. Martinez
DH1Victor Martinez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1David Price
2Justin Verlander
3Anibal Sanchez
4Alfredo Simon
5Kyle Lobstein
6Kyle Ryan
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Joakim Soria
2Joba Chamberlain
3Al Alburquerque
4Blaine Hardy
5Tom Gorzelanny
6Alex Wilson
7Bruce Rondon
8Joe Nathan