Davis, since the All-Star break, has gone yard nine times. Slowly but surely, Cabrera is catching up.
The Detroit Tigers are 17-5 in the second half of the season, and two of the team’s players have been named American League Players of the Week: Miguel Cabrera and Austin Jackson.
The Tigers have a high number of games remaining on the road at ball parks which are considered launching pads for home runs, Chicago, New York and Boston.
As Cabrera’s career plays out, the other Detroit players are very aware that they are playing with one of the best baseball players alive and probably one of the best ever.
Three different horses have captured each leg of this year’s Triple Crown.
When Miguel Cabrera gets a bat in his hands, it is something to behold, even for the teammates and coaches who watch him daily.
This Saturday’s Belmont Stakes in New York lacks a Triple Crown attempt but it does include the next best thing: a rematch between the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winners.
Oxbow has won the Preakness, ruining Orb’s bid to capture the Triple Crown.
Two of the elite talents in the American League, Miguel Cabrera and Mariano Rivera, have begun this year no differently than any other they have played.
Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.