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Miguel Cabrera

31-Year-Old Third Baseman – Detroit Tigers

2014 Stats

AVG

.316

HR

23

RBI

104

R

98

SB

1

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

In what has become the norm, Cabrera put together another season for the ages in 2013, besting even his 2012 Triple Crown campaign. Cabrera finished last season hitting .348/.442/.636 with 44 homers, ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 240   DOB: 4/18/1983   BORN: Maracay, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Miguel Cabrera Contract Information:

Signed a 10-year, $292 million extension with Detroit in March of 2014.

September 17, 2014  –  Miguel Cabrera News

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Cabrera was 4-for-5 with a double, a run scored and an RBI Wednesday in a loss to the Twins.

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Miguel Cabrera Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2005 22 MAJ FLA 158 685 613 106 198 78 43 2 33 116 1 0 64 125 0 6 2 .323 .385 .561 .947
2006 23 MAJ FLA 158 676 576 112 195 78 50 2 26 114 9 6 86 108 0 4 10 .339 .430 .568 .998
2007 24 MAJ FLA 157 680 588 91 188 74 38 2 34 119 2 1 79 127 1 7 5 .320 .401 .565 .965
2008 25 MAJ DET 160 684 616 85 180 75 36 2 37 127 1 0 56 126 0 9 3 .292 .349 .537 .887
2009 26 MAJ DET 160 685 611 96 198 68 34 0 34 103 6 2 68 107 0 1 5 .324 .396 .547 .942
2010 27 MAJ DET 150 648 548 111 180 84 45 1 38 126 3 3 89 95 0 8 3 .328 .420 .622 1.042
2011 28 MAJ DET 161 688 572 111 197 78 48 0 30 105 2 1 108 89 0 5 3 .344 .448 .586 1.034
2012 29 MAJ DET 161 697 622 109 205 84 40 0 44 139 4 1 66 98 0 6 3 .330 .393 .606 .999
2013 30 MAJ DET 148 652 555 103 193 71 26 1 44 137 3 0 90 94 0 2 5 .348 .442 .636 1.078
2014 31 MAJ DET 151 652 579 98 183 73 49 1 23 104 1 1 60 108 0 10 3 .316 .377 .523 .900
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3-Year Averages     156 678 583 107 198 77 38 0 39 127 3 0 88 93 0 4 3 .340 .426 .605 1.032
Career  (View All)     1811 7,778 6,797 1,162 2,178 864 461 15 388 1,364 37 19 859 1,309 5 67 50 .320 .397 .564 .961

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Miguel Cabrera Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 20 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .377 .523 .900
Sep. 19 @KC 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .380 .527 .907
Sep. 17 @Min 5 1 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .379 .526 .905
Sep. 16 @Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .376 .520 .896
Sep. 15 @Min 5 3 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .375 .520 .895
Sep. 14 Cle 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .310 .373 .513 .886
Sep. 13 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .370 .512 .882
Sep. 12 Cle 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .370 .514 .884
Sep. 10 KC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .371 .516 .887
Sep. 9 KC 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .371 .518 .889
Sep. 8 KC 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .370 .517 .887
Sep. 7 SF 4 2 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .370 .519 .889
Sep. 6 SF 4 2 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .369 .513 .882
Sep. 5 SF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .369 .502 .871
Sep. 4 @Cle 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .368 .502 .870
Sep. 3 @Cle 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .369 .503 .872
Sep. 2 @Cle 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .368 .502 .870
Sep. 1 @Cle 5 4 4 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .367 .501 .868
Aug. 31 @CWS Did not play.
Aug. 30 @CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .363 .486 .849
Aug. 30 @CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .365 .489 .854
Aug. 29 @CWS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .366 .491 .857
Aug. 28 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .369 .496 .865
Aug. 27 NYY 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .372 .500 .872
Aug. 26 NYY 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .374 .501 .875
Aug. 24 @Min Did not play.
Aug. 23 @Min 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .375 .501 .876
Aug. 23 @Min 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .376 .504 .880
Aug. 22 @Min 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .378 .507 .885
Aug. 21 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .375 .506 .881
Last 7 Days 27 6 11 4 0 1 3 3 5 0 0 1 0 0 .407 .484 .667 1.151
Last 14 Days 53 12 21 5 0 4 10 5 9 0 0 1 0 0 .396 .458 .717 1.175
Last 30 Days 113 18 39 9 0 6 17 6 23 0 0 1 0 0 .345 .383 .584 .967

Miguel Cabrera: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 119 10 24
2013 145 1
2012 2 154 7
2011 152 7
2010 148 2
2009 153 6

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Miguel Cabrera Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014150286240.307.547.917
20131333013350.368.7221.210
2012159304173.314.472.913

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20144297017801.319.515.895
201342273311023.341.6091.035
201246379401221.335.6521.027

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142664711461.323.553.953
20132655217602.366.6231.081
20122956628751.332.6921.094

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20143135112580.310.498.856
20132905127771.331.6481.074
20123274316643.327.529.913
Miguel Cabrera Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2005 22 MAJ FLA 685 613 9.3% 18.2% 0.51 80% .363 .238
2006 23 MAJ FLA 676 576 12.7% 16% 0.80 81% .382 .229
2007 24 MAJ FLA 680 588 11.6% 18.7% 0.62 78% .361 .245
2008 25 MAJ DET 684 616 8.2% 18.4% 0.44 80% .316 .245
2009 26 MAJ DET 685 611 9.9% 15.6% 0.64 82% .349 .223
2010 27 MAJ DET 648 548 13.7% 14.7% 0.94 83% .342 .294
2011 28 MAJ DET 688 572 15.7% 12.9% 1.21 84% .369 .242
2012 29 MAJ DET 697 622 9.5% 14.1% 0.67 84% .335 .276
2013 30 MAJ DET 652 555 13.8% 14.4% 0.96 83% .357 .288
2014 31 MAJ DET 652 579 9.2% 16.6% 0.56 81% .357 .207
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3-Year Averages     678 583 13% 13.7% 0.95 84% .353 .265
Career     7,778 6,797 11% 16.8% 0.66 81% .351 .244

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2014 Stat Review for Miguel Cabrera    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.316 AVG
ELITE
81% Contact Rate
GOOD
.357 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.523 SLG
ELITE
.207 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.56 BB/K
GOOD
9.2% BB Rate
GOOD
16.6% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.900 OPS
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.377 OBP
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Miguel Cabrera: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cabrera went 3-for-5 with a home run and three runs scored in the Tigers' 8-6 victory Monday.

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Cabrera is dealing with bone spurs in his ankle, Matthew Mowery of the Oakland Press reports.

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Cabrera went 2-for-4 with a pair of homers and three RBI in the Tigers' loss to the Giants on Saturday afternoon.

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Cabrera went 4-for-5 with two home runs, three RBI and four runs scored Monday against the Indians.

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Cabrera (ankle) is back in the lineup Monday against the Indians.

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Cabrera (ankle) is out of the lineup Sunday against the White Sox, MLB.com's Jason Beck reports.

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Cabrera’s lingering ankle injury could keep him out for four or five days in a row in the future, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said after Saturday's game, MLive reports.

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Cabrera left Saturday's game after he aggravated his preexisting ankle injury running to first base, Chris Lott of MLive.com reports.

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Cabrera (ankle) is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Yankees.

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Manager Brad Asumus expects Cabrera (ankle) to be in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Yankees, Chris Iott of MLive.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Cabrera had a banner year in 2012, taking home the AL MVP while completing the first Triple Crown in 45 years. The Tigers slugger led all of baseball in homers (44), RBI (139), slugging percentage (.606) and OPS (.999) while trailing only the Giants' Buster Posey in batting average (.330). The only offensive area where he saw any drop off was OBP (.393), as his walk rate fell from 16 percent in 2011 to 10 percent last season. Cabrera himself said the drop in walks was due to the presence of Prince Fielder behind him in the lineup, as pitchers were forced to throw more strikes than in previous seasons - given Cabrera's success hitting the ball it's hard to complain about the decline in free passes. All of his success on offense came while switching from first to third base on defense, which only amplified Cabrera's fantasy value. Entering his age-30 season, Cabrera is primed for another monster season. His high floor and position eligibility at third base should make him one of the few names considered for the first overall pick on draft day.

2012

The 2011 campaign was more of the same for Cabrera, as he once again compiled MVP-caliber numbers. The big (6-foot-4, 240) slugger took home his first batting title, hitting .344 with 30 home runs and 105 RBI. While his power numbers were down slightly from 2010, Cabrera still managed to post the second-highest slugging percentage (.568) of his career. He also vastly improved his eye, posting a 108:89 BB:K ratio, easily a personal best. Another plus with Cabrera is his durability - he has appeared in 150 or more games in each of his eight full seasons in the majors. The only cause of concern that comes with Cabrera is a lingering trial date for a DUI arrest in 2010, but he isn't expected to miss any regular season action if convicted. The 29-year-old first baseman has been one of the best bets in fantasy for a while now and should be for years to come. Don't hesitate to build your squad around him.

2011

Cabrera put together another banner campaign in 2010. He compiled Triple Crown caliber numbers, leading the American League in RBI (126) while finishing second in batting average (.328) and third in homers (38). The Tigers slugger has been the model of consistency throughout his career, compiling seven consecutive seasons of 30-plus home runs and 100-plus RBI. At 28, he's just now in the prime of his career, so it's entirely possible we haven't even seen the best from him yet. Outside of Albert Pujols there might not be a better or safer fantasy first baseman.

2010

Cabrera put it all together in his second year with the Tigers, finishing in the top 10 of the American League in batting average (.324), home runs (34), RBI (103), on-base percentage (.396) and slugging percentage (.547). He even managed to show improved skills with his glove at first base, quieting many doubters that have him fast-tracked to the DH spot. He battled some off-field issues during the stretch run, but that incident appears to behind him and the Tigers. Turning 27 just a couple of weeks after Opening Day, it's reasonable to believe Cabrera hasn't even reached his prime yet. With his current standing as one of the best hitters in the game and the possibility he could get better, Cabrera should continue to be drafted with the utmost confidence.

2009

Cabrera got off to a slow start last year leaving some to question if the Tigers made a mistake signing him to a long-term deal. Those early season struggles can probably be attributed to learning the new pitchers in the AL because by the time mid-season came around Cabrera was back to mashing. He launched 26 of his home runs after the month of June and finished the season with career highs in home runs and RBI. If he can continue that production to start this season he'll be on pace to easily exceed the 37 home runs he hit last year. The move to first base should also help to keep Cabrera healthy. There’s even more to like about Cabrera when you realize he is only 26 and is just entering the prime years of his career. Draft him with confidence.

2008

Cabrera set new career highs (barely) in home runs and RBI in 2007, while hitting .320 or better with a .560 or better SLG for the third straight season, but that still wasn't enough for the Marlins to break with tradition and actually retain one of their young stars through his arbitration years. Cabrera's new home in Comerica Park isn't particularly hitter-friendly but it's still an improvement over Dolphin Stadium, and it will be much harder for AL hurlers to pitch around Cabrera with the likes of Gary Sheffield and Magglio Ordonez lurking behind him in the order. The 25-year-old was also reported to be taking his offseason training more seriously this winter, which could make his weight 'problems' a thing of the past. Despite his Hall of Fame-caliber numbers to date, the best is still yet to come for Cabrera.

2007

On the surface, Cabrera's year might be considered a bit of a disappointment. After consecutive 33 home run seasons, he managed only 26 long balls in 2006. His other numbers, however, showed continued skill growth. The Marlins superstar set career highs in batting average, OBP, SLG, walks and doubles, and he posted his lowest strikeout total since A-ball. He'll still only be 24 at the beginning of 2007, and there's still time for him to add 40+ HR power to his fantasy arsenal and truly challenge Albert Pujols for NL roto supremacy.

2006

Cabrera continued to blossom in 2005, posting nearly identical counting stats to the year before while adding a dozen doubles and 30 points of batting average. He'll move back to the infield this season, where he's more comfortable, and scary as it is to contemplate (if you're an NL East pitcher, anyway) at 23 he probably hasn't hit his ceiling yet.

2005

At the ripe old age of 21, Cabrera is already an All-Star caliber bat and the heart of the Marlins offense. The only possible downside here is if Florida keeps switching positions on him (a move to first has been rumored) and messes with his head. Otherwise, he should keep opposing pitchers terrified for years to come.

2004

Cabrera, the Marlins' best prospect entering 2003, came up from Double-A to save their season after Mike Lowell broke his thumb. Over 40% of his hits in the majors went for extra bases (a number comparable to Albert Pujols' rookie year) -- while his plate discipline needs work, his bat is absolutely electric, and he should be a perennial All-Star contender by 2006 at the latest.

2003

Cabrera was the youngest position player in the High-A Florida State League, a situation Cabrera is used to as he was the youngest player in the Midwest League the year before. He's also a monster Double-A season waiting to happen in 2003, as he led the FSL (a pitcher's league) with 43 doubles. A future All-Star third baseman who should start making Mike Lowell nervous in 2004.