Miguel Cabrera RUMORS & NEWS

  • Miguel Cabrera Is the $248M MVP No One Wants to Trade For

    Bleacher Report "Save for one inconvenient truth, the Detroit Tigers' rebuild is progressing well. Events such as trades of Justin Verlander, J.D. Martinez and Justin Upton in 2017 and the drafting of Casey Mize in 2018 have helped transform the club's farm system from one of Major..." July 22

  • Miguel Cabrera passes Chipper Jones on all-time HR list

    Sportsnaut "It’s been a legendary career for Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera and he added to it on Friday with a historic home run to pass an all-time great on the all-time home run list. In the second inning, Cabrera showed off the vintage swing and sent a towering shot over the..." June 15

  • Miguel Cabrera says Tigers 'need' top draft pick Riley Greene in big leagues

    The Score "The Detroit Tigers selected high school outfielder Riley Greene with the fifth overall pick of the 2019 MLB Draft earlier this week and Miguel Cabrera thinks he's ready to make the jump to the big leagues already. The 18-year-old met the Detroit media on Friday where he officially..." June 07

  • Miguel Cabrera reminds us watching decline of future Hall of Famers never easy

    USA Today "Miguel Cabrera isn’t healthy enough to play first base anymore. At least not for the rest of the season. His knee is too sore. And it may not ever get better than it is.   If it does, and Cabrera puts forth a late-career renaissance — like David Ortiz —..." June 06

  • Tigers GM Al Avila discusses the future for injured slugger Miguel Cabrera

    Yardbarker "The Detroit Tigers and Miguel Cabrera received some tough news recently when four separate medical opinions agreed Cabrera is dealing with “chronic changes” in his knee that will impact the remainder of his career.  The immediate ramifications of that diagnosis..." June 06

  • The Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera problem just got worse

    Detroit Free Press "It wasn’t the expected outcome for Miguel Cabrera. After a weekend of second opinions, it was expected that the Detroit Tigers' star would be placed on the 10-day injured list when the team returned to Comerica Park on Tuesday night. But it wasn’t..." June 05

  • Miguel Cabrera has chronic knee issue, is likely to DH full-time

    WXYZ "Miguel Cabrera's knee has been bothering him for five years. And the pain isn't going to subside. The Tigers say Cabrera has "chronic knee changes," and will be considered day-to-day. " June 04

  • Tigers' Miguel Cabrera dealing with right knee soreness, set for MRI

    Detroit Free Press "Miguel Cabrera’s right knee has been bothering him. For how long is unclear, but when he exited early May 14 against the Houston Astros and then wasn’t in the Detroit Tigers’ starting lineup the next day against ace right-hander Justin Verlander, he said the..." June 01

  • Miguel Cabrera’s Power Is MIA

    MLB Trade Rumors "It’s no surprise this has been a lean year for the rebuilding Tigers, who sit near the bottom of the majors at 20-32 through two months. A team can still be entertaining even if it’s not good enough to contend, but the Tigers have largely failed in that respect. If you like offense,..." May 29

  • Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire: Miguel Cabrera's home run comments 'a little crazy'

    USA Today "Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire isn't buying Miguel Cabrera's claim that his lack of home run production is because of the players hitting behind him in the batting order.  Gardenhire was asked before Sunday's game against the Kansas City Royals..." May 05

  • Miggy blames power outage on lack of lineup protection

    Detroit Free Press "Miguel Cabrera has a message for fans critical of his power numbers this season: Don’t worry about it. Coming off an injury-shortened 2018, in which Cabrera hit three home runs in 157 plate appearances, the Detroit Tigers slugger and former Triple Crown winner entered..." May 05

  • Miggy at 2,700: 3,000 is 'going to be awesome'

    MLB.com "Sixteen years later, Miguel Cabrera vividly remembers his first hit. “It was a home run. I can’t forget it,” he said. “It was a long time ago, but the feeling was so great. I was excited.” The 11th-inning walk-off blast on June 20, 2003, that..." April 26

  • Judge: Miguel Cabrera's 2 kids with mistress should share in 'good fortune'

    Detroit Free Press "In the end, the law came down on the side of the children. Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera, who for five years led a double-life with a mistress in Florida and fathered two children with her, has been ordered to provide those children with the same lifestyle and opportunities enjoyed by..." April 22

  • Miggy surpasses Ernie Banks on all-time RBI leaderboard

    The Score "Miguel Cabrera cashed in the 1,637th RBI of his career against the Kansas City Royals on Saturday, officially passing Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks in the record books. The groundball punched past a diving Adalberto Mondesi brought Nicholas Castellanos to the plate and propelled the..." April 06

  • X-rays negative on Miguel Cabrera's hand after being hit by pitch

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Tigers are holding their breath. Miguel Cabrera was hit by a pitch on his right hand in the top of the sixth inning on Saturday against the Toronto Blue Jays, and immediately exited the game. Cabrera took a 93 mph fastball off the hand from Blue Jays right-hander..." March 30

  • At age 36, Tigers' Miguel Cabrera determined to prove he still belongs

    Detroit Free Press "The kid from Maracay is older now, nearly 36 years old, much more round than thin, with curly dark hair and a goatee that is trying to grow into a beard, but when he walks into his domain on this March morning, what you notice most is the smile. It is the final week of his 16th spring..." March 27

  • Miguel Cabrera on MLB megadeals: 'Why weren't people mad the first five years when I wasn't getting paid?'

    CBS Sports "In light of the Manny Machado and Bryce Harper contracts signed the last few weeks, the biggest contracts in baseball history have been a big discussion point. Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera has one of those, though it's a bit complicated. His..." March 05

  • Tigers' Miguel Cabrera: 'I'll finish my career here'

    Fox 2 Detroit "Miguel Cabrera walked into the locker room Tuesday morning, and reached down to inspect the mail left on his chair. He sat down, opening up some sort of clothing item, and called across the room to a teammate in Spanish (as I cursed myself for not retaining anything I learned in..." March 02

  • 'I felt uncomfortable': Reacclimation process begins for Tigers' Miguel Cabrera

    Detroit News "Just like riding a bike, eh Miguel Cabrera? Maybe not. Playing in his first competitive baseball game since tearing his left biceps muscle last June, Cabrera walked and singled to left field in a 10-6 loss to the Phillies Sunday, the Grapefruit League..." February 25

  • 'I feel I can do my job:' Rejuvenated Cabrera hits the ground running on Day 1 for Tigers

    Detroit News "Miguel Cabrera hadn’t been in the clubhouse more than an hour Monday morning when the chirping began. “He was jawing with me all day,” left-hander Matthew Boyd said. The complex, color-coded practice schedule, posted on the grease boards at both ends of the..." February 18

  • 'I want to be dangerous': Miguel Cabrera anxious to reclaim elite status

    Detroit News "Not since he was a boy in Venezuela had Miguel Cabrera been estranged from the game of baseball for as long as he was last season. His season ended on June 12 after he ruptured a tendon in his left biceps. He left the team, had surgery and was essentially gone the rest of the..." January 25