Miguel Cabrera RUMORS & NEWS

  • Miguel Cabrera's recovery appears to be on fast track

    Detroit News "Miguel Cabrera continues to aggressively push the boundaries of his healing process. There he was Saturday taking ground balls at first base. He is back on a regular hitting regimen, taking full batting practice with the third group and he’s been taking throws at first base. “He’s still a..." July 25

  • Tigers' Cabrera 'feeling better,' takes swings in BP

    Detroit News "Miguel Cabrera was walking around the clubhouse before the game Friday with batting gloves on. He's getting antsy. "Feeling better," he said. "Making progress. Hopefully it will be soon I can get on the field and try to do some baseball activities." Friday was the first time Cabrera..." July 25

  • Miguel Cabrera continues rehabilitation process, posts Instagram photo of walking boot

    Michigan Live "Miguel Cabrera might be spending some time on the couch watching television. But he is also putting plenty of work in while working his way back from a strained left calf that has him on the disabled list. Cabrera is going through regular physical therapy sessions and had a platelet-rich plasma..." July 10

  • Miguel Cabrera exits game with calf injury

    Sporting News "Already struggling this season, the Tigers may be in a tight spot moving forward after All-Star Miguel Cabrera limped off the field Friday with what is being diagnosed as a left calf strain. Cabrera injured his calf running from first base on a hit-and-run play with Victor Martinez at the dish..." July 04

  • Tigers' Miguel Cabrera expected to miss six weeks with Grade 3 calf strain

    Michigan Live "The news keeps getting worse for the Detroit Tigers. Miguel Cabrera, the centerpiece in Detroit's talent-packed offense, is expected to miss six weeks after being diagnosed with a Grade 3 strain in his left calf. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus made the announcement early Saturday -- a day after..." July 04

  • Tigers place Miguel Cabrera on 15-day DL with calf strain

    The Score "The Detroit Tigers have placed first baseman Miguel Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain. Cabrera suffered the injury in the fourth inning of Friday's contest with the Toronto Blue Jays while running to second base. He pulled up limping and slowly made his way to the..." July 04

  • Miguel Cabrera on trailing in AL All-Star voting: “I don’t care.”

    Hardball Talk "In the latest update on American League All-Star voting, provided last Monday, Tigers first baseman trailed Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer by nearly 600,000 votes. The Royals’ dominance in balloting has spurred a debate and prompted many ideas for potential changes, but no matter what, if..." June 15

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    San Francisco Giants @SFGiants

    Travis Ishikawa has been reinstated from his rehab assignment and then designated for assignment. #SFGiants

  • Tigers' Cabrera to make first start at 1B today

    Detroit Free Press "Miguel Cabrera's right foot is feeling very good. It's feeling so good that manager Brad Ausmus announced that the slugger will make his first start at first base today, when the Detroit Tigers face the Miami Marlins (1 p.m., FSD). Cabrera played his first exhibition at designated hitter..." March 25

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    Jason Beck @beckjason

    Miguel Cabrera cleared for running progression and limited baseball activity, Dave Dombrowski announces. Basically hitting and throwing.

  • Miguel Cabrera could be cleared for baseball activities

    USA Today "Another week, another injury update. On Feb. 10, it was Victor Martinez, whose left knee surgery produced the best possible result: The Detroit Tigers' designated hitter is expected to miss only 4-6 weeks. Today, it is Miguel Cabrera's turn. Cabrera will be evaluated by Dr. Robert..." February 17

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    Chris Iott @Chris_Iott

    Miguel Cabrera to see doctors Tuesday. Expect the Tigers to learn a lot about a timeframe from there.

  • Miggy improving, no longer in walking boot

    MLB.com "Miguel Cabrera took another step Thursday in his rehab from foot and ankle surgery. He took that step without the aid of a walking boot. "He's cleared to wear normal shoes," Tigers head athletic trainer Kevin Rand said Thursday. The clearance came from Dr. Robert Anderson, who performed the..." January 15

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    anthony fenech @anthonyfenech

    It’s safe to say Cabrera won’t be ready for the start of spring training a week later, Rand said, but too soon to tell for Opening Day.

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    Chris Iott @Chris_Iott

    Dave Dombrowski: Final decision on surgery for Miguel Cabrera has not been made.

  • Miguel Cabrera doesn't take playoff bonus, only wants a ring

    CBS Sports "Tigers superstar Miguel Cabrera has decided not to take his earned monetary bonus for the Tigers making the playoffs, instead saying he's only interested in getting a World Series ring. The two-time MVP refused to sign a form for players to get their playoff share. Via USAToday.com, here's how..." October 01

  • 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 "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

    CBS Sports "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 "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 "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

    CBS Sports "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

    CBS Sports "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