If Miguel Cabrera keeps winning MVP awards into the twilight of his career, his massive new contract will become even more lucrative.
Alex Gonzalez drove in the winning run in his Detroit debut, lining a single to left off Greg Holland in the ninth inning that gave the Tigers a 4-3 opening-day victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday.
Back-to-back MVP Miguel Cabrera is embracing the roll of MVP.
“I think one of the greatest things about our Tigers owner is that he’s exceptionally passionate about the Tigers, he is like every other fan coming to the ballgame, he’s excited, he’s probably got some butterflies.”
Even as he smiled, James made it clear he found the idea of such a contract quite enticing.
Reaction to the Miguel Cabrera contract has been swift and divided.
Miguel Cabrera has $300 million reasons to celebrate, that is exactly what he did according to an Instagram post by Cabrera’s barber.
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Less than a week after Max Scherzer rejected their offer, the Tigers sealed a much bigger deal with a much more established superstar.
What a difference an afternoon makes! In case you haven’t heard, Miguel Cabrera and the Tigers reportedly agreed to terms a multi-year extension.
It’s a deal that would likely make the superstar slugger a Detroit Tiger for life.