In the press conference in which the Detroit Tigers officially announced the signing of closer Joe Nathan, perhaps the most interesting news that emerged had nothing to do with Nathan.
“The problem with signing Cabrera right now is that the Tigers have little leverage as he’s already wealthy and knows that his next contract will almost certainly be the last big payday.”
If Twitter is any indication, superstar Miguel Cabrera certainly seems sad to see Prince Fielder go.
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.
If you find yourself asking what perks come with being a superstar athlete like Miguel Cabrera, here’s one answer.
Miguel Cabrera has been selected the Tiger of the Year in voting conducted by the Detroit Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America.
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting on his Twitter account today that the Detroit Tigers are telling teams they are willing to trading starting pitchers Rick Porcello or Max Scherzer.
Cabrera has made the most of his time, visiting Flyers practice on Friday and now Eagles practice on Tuesday.
Last season Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera was up for vote by the fans to be the cover athlete for MLB The Show 13, Cabrera didn’t win the vote, Pirates CF Andrew McCutchen won the honor.
Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera has won his second straight player of the year award in voting by his fellow major leaguers.