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Tigers' Cabrera, Giants' Posey Are MVPs

They helped lead their teams to the World Series

(Newser) - Detroit's Miguel Cabrera won the American League's Most Valuable Player award today after becoming baseball's first Triple Crown winner in 45 years. San Francisco's Buster Posey was voted the National League honor. (Bleacher Report has a slide show with specifics here .)
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Rare Feat: Miguel Cabrera of Tigers Wins Triple Crown

He wins batting, HR, and RBI titles; Yankees make the playoffs

(Newser) - Miguel Cabrera has won baseball's first Triple Crown in 45 years, achieving one of the game's greatest feats. Cabrera topped the American League with a .330 batting average, and he also led the league with 44 home runs and 139 RBIs. He is only the 15th player to... More »

Cabrera, Tigers Lower Broom in New York

Detroit earns 1st 3-game sweep at Yankees since 1966

(Newser) - Miguel Cabrera homered, tripled and drove in three runs, leading the Detroit Tigers past the Yankees 8-4 Thursday night for their first three-game sweep in New York since 1966. Reserve infielder Ramon Santiago made the most of his first start at shortstop this season, turning in a key defensive play... More »

Tigers Run Over Rangers, 19-6

Detroit enjoys an 11-run sixth inning for third-straight win

(Newser) - The bats came alive for the struggling Tigers last night in a 19-6 win over the Texas Rangers. Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run homer, while Carlos Guillen had three of his five RBIs in an 11-run sixth inning for Detroit. Jacque Jones also homered for the Tigers who started the... More »

Tigers Rout Indians Behind Renteria's Slam

Cabrera adds 5RBI in 12-2 shaming of Sabathia

(Newser) - Edgar Renteria hit a grand slam, Miguel Cabrera also homered and drove in five runs, and the resurgent Detroit Tigers roughed up struggling Cy Young Award winner C.C. Sabathia in a 13-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night. Cabrera finished with four hits, and Renteria's fifth-inning slam... More »

Cabrera Helps Tigers Rally in Eighth for Win Over Twins

Detroit wins second game in a row, improves to 4-10

(Newser) - Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer to cap the Detroit Tigers' second straight eighth-inning rally, beating the Minnesota Twins 6-5 Tuesday night. Magglio Ordonez homered and drove in two runs, and Gary Sheffield and Carlos Guillen also hit home runs for Detroit, which scored six times Monday in the eighth... More »

Tigers Defeat Sox 7-2 for 1st Win

Detroit finally earns victory after 0-7 start

(Newser) - The Tigers finally showed the offense that earned them preseason raves—and ended their winless start. Detroit beat the Boston Red Sox 7-2 Wednesday night after scoring just 15 runs in losing its first seven games. Marcus Thames and Carlos Guillen homered, Edgar Renteria had three hits and Ivan Rodriguez... More »

D-Train, Miggy Roll Into Detroit

Marlins send Willis, Cabrera to Tigers in exchange for highly touted prospects

(Newser) - The Detroit Tigers made the biggest splash of the 2008 off-season so far by pulling off a blockbuster trade with Florida. Detroit will receive power-hitting third baseman Miguel Cabrera and left-handed pitcher Dontrelle Willis in exchange for two previously untouchable prospects, outfielder Cameron Maybin and lefty Andrew Miller, along with... More »

Cabrera Steps Away from HR Derby Plate

Phillies' Ryan Howard will defend slugging title in Frisco

(Newser) - Marlins' slugger Miguel Cabrera won't compete in the upcoming Home Run Derby because of an injured left shoulder, he announced yesterday. The showdown still promises its share of flares into McCovey Cove, however: Last year's champ, Philly's Ryan Howard, will defend against Prince Fielder, Justin Morneau, Alex Rios, Vlad Guerrero,... More »

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