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Miguel Cabrera

32-Year-Old First Baseman – Detroit Tigers

2015 Stats

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.358

HR

17

RBI

66

R

55

SB

1

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

For most players, a slash line of .313/.371/.524 with 25 homers, 191 hits, 109 RBI, 101 runs and an All-Star berth would be considered a career-defining campaign, but for a back-to-back AL MVP award w...

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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.

August 21, 2015  –  Miguel Cabrera News

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Cabrera had three doubles in Friday's 2-0 loss to the Rangers. He finished 3-for-4 and accounted for all of the Tigers' extra-base hits.

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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 MIA 158 685 613 106 198 78 43 2 33 116 1 0 64 125 0 6 2 .323 .385 .561 .947
2006 23 MAJ MIA 158 676 576 112 195 78 50 2 26 114 9 6 86 108 0 4 10 .339 .430 .568 .998
2007 24 MAJ MIA 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 159 685 611 101 191 78 52 1 25 109 1 1 60 117 0 11 3 .313 .371 .524 .895
2015 32 MAJ DET 93 404 338 55 121 43 25 1 17 66 1 1 63 67 0 1 2 .358 .460 .589 1.049
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3-Year Averages     156 677 596 104 196 76 39 0 37 128 2 0 72 103 0 6 3 .329 .400 .581 .981
Career  (View All)     1912 8,215 7,167 1,220 2,307 912 489 16 407 1,435 38 20 922 1,385 5 69 52 .322 .400 .565 .965

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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
Aug. 30 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .358 .460 .589 1.049
Aug. 29 @Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .361 .463 .594 1.057
Aug. 28 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .366 .467 .601 1.068
Aug. 27 LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .367 .469 .606 1.075
Aug. 26 LAA 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .370 .473 .611 1.084
Aug. 25 LAA 5 2 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .371 .473 .604 1.077
Aug. 24 @Cin 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .367 .471 .601 1.072
Aug. 23 Tex 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .367 .472 .601 1.073
Aug. 22 Tex 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .365 .472 .603 1.075
Aug. 21 Tex 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .363 .471 .601 1.072
Aug. 20 Tex 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .358 .468 .589 1.057
Aug. 19 @ChC 5 2 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .354 .462 .586 1.048
Aug. 18 @ChC 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .349 .459 .582 1.041
Aug. 16 @Hou 3 2 2 1 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .352 .461 .585 1.046
Aug. 15 @Hou 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .349 .456 .570 1.026
Aug. 14 @Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .346 .454 .571 1.025
Aug. 12 @KC Did not play.
Aug. 11 @KC Did not play.
Aug. 10 @KC Did not play.
Aug. 9 Bos Did not play.
Aug. 8 Bos Did not play.
Aug. 7 Bos Did not play.
Aug. 6 KC Did not play.
Aug. 5 KC Did not play.
Aug. 4 KC Did not play.
Aug. 2 @Bal Did not play.
Aug. 1 @Bal Did not play.
Jul. 31 @Bal Did not play.
Jul. 30 @Bal Did not play.
Jul. 29 @TB Did not play.
Last 7 Days 27 4 7 2 0 1 7 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .310 .444 .754
Last 14 Days 54 12 22 9 0 2 12 8 9 0 0 0 0 0 .407 .484 .685 1.169
Last 30 Days 61 12 24 9 0 2 12 10 12 0 0 0 0 0 .393 .479 .639 1.118

Miguel Cabrera: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 88 5
2014 126 10 25
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
201568175170.353.6321.138
2014153286240.301.536.900
20131333013350.368.7221.210

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152633812481.369.5931.049
20144587319851.317.520.893
201342273311023.341.6091.035

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015176247330.375.5971.068
20142945013511.320.558.947
20132655217602.366.6231.081

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20151553110321.355.6061.069
20143175112580.306.492.845
20132905127771.331.6481.074
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 MIA 685 613 9.3% 18.2% 0.51 80% .363 .238
2006 23 MAJ MIA 676 576 12.7% 16% 0.80 81% .382 .229
2007 24 MAJ MIA 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 685 611 8.8% 17.1% 0.51 81% .354 .211
2015 32 MAJ DET 404 338 15.6% 16.6% 0.94 80% .409 .231
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3-Year Averages     677 596 10.6% 15.2% 0.70 83% .349 .252
Career     8,215 7,167 11.2% 16.9% 0.67 81% .353 .243

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2015 Stat Review for Miguel Cabrera    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.358 AVG
ELITE
80% Contact Rate
WEAK
.409 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.589 SLG
ELITE
.231 ISO
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Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.94 BB/K
ELITE
15.6% BB Rate
ELITE
16.6% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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

Cabrera found his way on base all four times up Thursday, picking up two singles, two walks, an RBI and two runs in a win over Texas.

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Cabrera went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts against the Astros on Friday. It was his first game back from the disabled list and he reported no discomfort.

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Cabrera will start at first base and bat third for the Tigers on Friday.

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Cabrera (calf) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Friday, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

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Cabrera (calf) could be activated as soon as Friday, the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Cabrera (calf) said he would play Tuesday if it were up to him, Chris Iott of MLive.com reports.

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Cabrera (calf) will likely run the bases and take live batting practice Tuesday, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Manager Brad Ausmus said it would not shock him if Cabrera (calf) was back playing by the end of the Tigers' upcoming road trip, Matthew Mowery of the Oakland Press reports.

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Cabrera (calf) is "a little ahead of schedule" in his progress toward a return, but there's still no timetable for him to begin a rehabilitation assignment, according to the Associated Press.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

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, 137 RBI and 103 runs. His 1.078 OPS was easily a career best as he paced the rest of the majors by a wide margin in the category. His plate discipline improved dramatically, bouncing back from a dip in walk rate during the 2012 season (9.8 percent), to 13.8 percent last year. And the scary part is Miggy’s season could have been even better if not for a lingering groin injury, which sapped his production at the plate in September and during the postseason. After the Tigers were ousted from the playoffs, Cabrera was diagnosed with a groin tear. He underwent surgery in late October to repair the injury, but is fully expected to be ready for spring training. To help prevent future injury risk, the Tigers are expected to slide Cabrera back over to first base following the trade of Prince Fielder to Texas in November. At age 30, Cabrera is still in the prime of his career. Barring an unforeseen setback, fantasy owners will once again want to target Cabrera near the top of the draft.

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.