Anibal Sanchez and four Detroit Tigers relievers came within two outs of the first combined no-hitter in postseason history, striking out 17 to beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 Saturday night in the AL championship series opener.
Always one to deliver in big-game, high-drama moments, though, Cabrera broke his homerless streak Thursday with a two-run bomb that gave the Tigers a lead they would never relinquish.
For most of the season, Tiger fans worried about Justin Verlander.
In the postseason, weaknesses get exposed quickly. Sometimes they can be corrected. Sometimes a team just has to live with them and do the best it can, and that is the situation for this Detroit Tigers team.
Miguel Cabrera has lifted the Detroit Tigers all season long, and going into the playoffs, the Tigers look focused on lifting Cabrera as he plays through injury.
No matter how banged up Miguel Cabrera has been, he’s always a threat to hit the ball where nobody can catch it.
Miguel Cabrera, though, is an element that his team cannot afford to lose, and his injuries are still bothering him.
For the first time in a long time, Miguel Cabrera looked like his old self.
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Let’s take a look at whether Cabrera’s ejection was – as Tigers manager Jim Leyland thought – unwarranted.