Miguel Cabrera RUMORS & NEWS

  • Miguel Cabrera faces a paternity hearing on eve of spring training. He's asked a judge to bar media.

    Michigan Live "One day before the first Detroit Tigers report to Lakeland, Fla., for spring training, star first baseman Miguel Cabrera is scheduled to be 60 miles away in Orlando for a hearing in an ongoing paternity case. A judge will soon rule whether media will be allowed in the courtroom to view..." January 15

  • Miguel Cabrera is going to be in The Best Shape of His Life

    Hardball Talk "Miguel Cabrera is coming off his worse year as a major leaguer. While it’s possible that, after 15 seasons, the future Hall of Famer is finally entering a decline phase, the steep falloff in production he experienced was due far more to his health than to his age and the miles on the..." November 15

  • Florida woman hits Miguel Cabrera with child-support suit

    Detroit News "Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera is being sued by a Florida woman who says the two-time Most Valuable Player isn’t paying enough to support two children he fathered with her, setting up a legal showdown that could cost the superstar more than $100,000 a month. The allegations are contained..." October 14

  • Tigers' Miguel Cabrera has 2 herniated disks; treatment plan undetermined

    Michigan Live "Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera has two herniated disks in his back but might still play again this season, manager Brad Ausmus said. Cabrera underwent an MRI on Sunday after leaving Saturday's game in the first inning with lower back pain. Ausmus said the MRI showed two..." September 24

  • Miguel Cabrera exits game with lower back tightness

    Hardball Talk "Tigers’ first baseman Miguel Cabrera left Saturday’s game with another case of lower back tightness, the team announced. It’s the fifth time the veteran slugger has been sidelined with back pain this season and very well could be the last, though he’s expected to be day-to-day for the time..." September 17

  • Ausmus refuses to shut down Miggy over back issues

    MLB.com "Miguel Cabrera was out of the Tigers lineup for Sunday's series finale against the White Sox after leaving Saturday's game with lower back tightness. However, the team has no plans to shut down Cabrera for the stretch run with the team out of contention. It's a question that has popped up more..." September 17

  • Miguel Cabrera will start serving 6-game suspension for sparking brawl

    Michigan Live "Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera will begin serving a six-game suspension Saturday for his role in sparking a massive brawl eight days ago against the New York Yankees. Cabrera's suspension was reduced from seven games after an appeal. Additionally, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus (one..." September 02

  • Miguel Cabrera might have back problems ‘rest of his career’

    Detroit News "Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Tuesday that Miguel Cabrera’s chronic back problems could be an issue during his remaining years in Detroit. “Quite frankly, I think he’s going to have to deal with it the rest of his career,” Ausmus said Tuesday after holding out Cabrera for an evening game..." August 30

  • Miguel Cabrera, Gary Sanchez, Austin Romine Suspended for Yankees-Tigers Brawl

    Bleacher Report "Major League Baseball handed out five suspensions Friday stemming from Thursday's brawl between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers. According to MLB Communications on Twitter, Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was suspended seven games, pitcher Alex Wilson was suspended four games and..." August 25

  • Detroit Tigers' brawl with N.Y. Yankees proves it's time to reboot

    USA Today "One of the best players in franchise history had his worst moment as a pro Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park. Miguel Cabrera, scuffling through the toughest season of his career, shoved, then swung at, then tackled catcher Austin Romine in the sixth inning of the Tigers-Yankees game. It was..." August 25

  • Miggy blames Yankees' Romine for instigating benches-clearing brawl

    Newark Star-Ledger "Tigers designated hitter Miguel Cabrera's smack talk ignited the first of a pair of benches-clearing brawls at Comerica Park on Thursday. He wasn't done after the Yankees' 10-6 loss. "They tried to be tough and whatever," Cabrera told reporters in Detroit's clubhouse, long after he was one..." August 25