Tigers Endorse Cabrera In MVP Race
Tigers manager Jim Leyland isn’t ready to proclaim Miguel Cabrera the Most Valuable Player in the American League, but it’s clear he likes his guy.
Cabrera hit a two-run, opposite-field home run Wednesday night to get Detroit started in a 7-1 victory over Cleveland, and he later added a sacrifice fly.
The night before, his two-run home run accounted for both Detroit runs in a 3-2 loss to the Indians. He pulled that ball to left.
Cabrera continues to awe his teammates with his hitting feats.
“He hits them to right field like I hit them to right field,” said Alex Avila, who bats left-handed. “He’s just an amazing all-around hitter. To me, it’s not even a question. He’s the MVP. Listen to the (home) crowd. They’ll tell you.”
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