Cabrera entered the All-Star break with a .306 batting average, .534 slugging percentage, 34 doubles and 14 home runs.
Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball’s national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.
Derek Jeter was a huge hit from the very start in his final All-Star game.
The mid summer classic, better known to most as the MLB All-Star game, will be played on Tuesday evening.
“I think it has affected me quite a bit,” Cabrera said.
Seattle’s Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night’s All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.
The Tigers have won 15 of their past 21 games, including three out of four in this AL Central series.
Morosi tweeted that the Los Angeles Angels and Toronto Blue Jays have also expressed interest in Soria.
Ausmus reached into the upper echelons of his Dartmouth-informed vocabulary to describe how Suarez has handled his transition to the majors.
Porcello threw back-to-back complete-game shutouts, a remarkable achievement that vaulted him into contention for midseason honors.