DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 8: Victor Martinez #41 and Nick Castellanos #9 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate after scoring runs on an error in the second inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Victor Martinez Named Finalist For American League MVP

In the AL, the MVP finalists are Cleveland outfielder Michael Brantley, Detroit designated hitter Victor Martinez and Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout, who finished second to the Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera in each of the last two votes.

97.1 The Ticket–11/05/2014

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 13:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a  home run in the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera Wins MVP For Second Straight Year, First Since ’93-’94 To Do So

The 30-year-old third baseman is the first player to win MVP in back-to-back years since Frank Thomas in 1993 and 1994.

CBS Detroit–11/14/2013

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 17: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers reacts as he heads to first base after hitting a ninth inning walk off home run to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 at Comerica Park on August 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Yahoo Sports Writer Goes From Bashing Cabrera To Saying He Should Be MVP

“I wouldn’t write another article about how he shouldn’t get it,” Rigney added.

CBS Detroit–08/20/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 28: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after a pitch by Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers in the first inning during Game Four of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Cabrera’s MVP A Big Hit Back Home In Venezuela

When the AL MVP award went to Miguel Cabrera on Thursday, it was a big hit back home.

97.1 The Ticket–11/16/2012

Tigers' Miguel Cabrera Finishes Second In AL MVP Vote

Miguel Cabrera this year posted perhaps the greatest season by a Detroit Tigers hitter since Hank Greenberg. But a streak continues. No Tigers hitter has won the American League’s Most Valuable Player award since Greenberg […]