Detroit Tigers
2015 Avg.
.333
 
Career Avg.
.320
Name  Miguel Cabrera
Born  4/18/1983
Height  6-4
Weight  240
Number  24
Position  1B
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot5/25/2015 12:28:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera is not in Monday's starting lineup versus Oakland and right-hander Jesse Hahn.
Insight: Cabrera is on a 12-game hitting streak, including a doule and home run on Sunday. He is slashing .344/.446/.613 with 11 home runs and 32 RBI in 163 at-bats this season. Cabrera should be back in the lineup on Tuesday.
 
Hot5/24/2015 5:10:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera hit his 11th home run of the season on Sunday against the Astros.
Insight: Cabrera went 2-for-5 with the solo home run and two RBI versus Houston. He is slashing .344/.446/.613 with 11 home runs and 32 RBI in 163 at-bats this season.
 
Hot5/24/2015 11:41:00 AM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera is a career .359 hitter against the Astros starter Roberto Hernandez.
Insight: Cabrera is 14-for-39 with three home runs and eight RBI versus Hernandez. As always, start Cabrera.
 
Hot5/21/2015 11:02:00 AM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera is a career 9-for-16 (.563) against Houston starter Scott Feldman.
Insight: Even for Cabrera that's pretty good. Miggy is currently on an eight-game hitting streak to raise his average to .331 with 10 homers, 30 RBI and 23 runs scored. He's a good choice on most days and a great choice on Thursday afternoon.
 
Hot5/20/2015 1:07:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera has two career home runs and four RBI versus Brewers starter Kyle Lohse.
Insight: Cabrera is 4-for-13 (.308) against Lohse with two of those hits being home runs. He also has two walks and two strikeouts. As always, start Miggy on Wednesday.
 
Hot5/16/2015 8:46:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera has been on fire of late.
Insight: He has three homers and eight RBI over the past three games, and is now has 10 homers and 29 RBI overall.
 
5/16/2015 12:11:00 AM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera went 3-for-5 with a two-run home run in the seventh as Detroit beat St. Louis, 10-4, on Friday.
Insight: Sound familar? Cabrera was also 3-for-5 on Thursday with two two-run home runs. He is 7-for-13 with three home runs and seven RBI in the last three games. Cabrera is slashing .338/.442/.592 with nine home runs and 28 RBI in 130 at-bats this season.
 
5/14/2015 4:37:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera went 3-for-5 with a pair of home runs and five RBI in the, 13-1, rout of the Twins on Thursday.
Insight: Cabrera singled in a run in the first, hit a two-run homer in the sixth and another two-run bomb in the seventh. Cabrera is slashing .328/.437/.568 with eight home runs, 26 RBI, and 20 runs in 125 at-bats this season.
 
5/10/2015 2:04:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera is only a .125 hitter against the Royals starter Chris Young.
Insight: Cabrera is 2-for-16 with one home run in his career versus Young. The Royals right-hander didn't allow a hit in his last start against Detroit, so the numbers suggest he could be in for a nice start.
 
5/3/2015 4:42:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera smacked a home run Sunday against the Royals.
Insight: Cabrera continues to do his thing. He is now hitting .366 with six homers and 19 RBI this season.
 
5/1/2015 9:58:00 AM
Description: It's a rarity when Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera doesn't hit a pitcher well, but Friday's matchup is one of them.
Insight: Cabrera is just 2-for-15 with five strikeouts versus the Royals Chris Young. He is hitting .373/.465/.627 with five home runs and 17 RBI in 83 at-bats this season.
 
4/29/2015 4:46:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was 3-for-5 with four RBI and two runs versus the Twins as Detroit won, 10-7.
Insight: Cabrera nearly had three different home runs in three different directions, but his opposite field drive hit off the way in right field. Cabrera hit two other bombs, one to left and another to deep center. He is hitting .370/.453/.630 with five home runs and 17 RBI in 81 at-bats this season.
 
4/29/2015 10:40:00 AM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera is a career .471 hitter against Phil Hughes.
Insight: Surprise, surprise, Cabrera hits an opposing pitcher well. He is 16-for-34 with five homers and 12 RBI against Hughes and should be able to continue his hot hitting against him on Wednesday afternoon.
 
4/26/2015 4:30:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera went 3-for-4 during Sunday's win against the Indians.
Insight: One of those hits was a two-run homer. Cabrera is now hitting .377 with three home runs and 13 RBI overall.
 
Hot4/20/2015 1:20:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera is a career .345 hitter with two homers and 12 RBI versus Yankees left-hander C.C. Sabathia.
Insight: Cabrera is only batting .426 this season with a 1.150 OPS. Hot hitter plus favorable matchup equals must start.
 
4/12/2015 4:28:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera went 4-for-4 with a pair of home runs in the, 8-5, victory over the Indians on Sunday.
Insight: Cabrera was a Cleveland killer, going 11-for-14 in the weekend series. He hit the first two home runs of the season on Sunday with four RBI and three runs. In his last at-bat, Cleveland intentionally walked him. It's safe to say Cabrera is over the sugery he had in the offseason. Detroit and Cleveland combined to score 13 runs in the sixth inning and later. There was also two lead changes and a tie after the fifth. Cabrera's RBI-single in the seventh game the Tigers a, 4-3, lead. He then scored as a part of the four-run ninth.
 
4/11/2015 10:10:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was 4-for-5 with a run and RBI in the wild, 9-6, victory over the Indians on Saturday.
Insight: Detroit and Cleveland combined to score 13 runs in the sixth inning and later. There was also two lead changes and a tie after the fifth. Cabrera's RBI-single in the seventh game the Tigers a, 4-3, lead. He then scored as a part of the four-run ninth.
 
4/11/2015 1:21:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera had three hits during Friday's win over the Indians and should stay hot in a favorable Saturday matchup.
Insight: Cabrera is 16-for-30 with four homers and a 1.563 OPS against Indians starter Corey Kluber. He's started the season batting .313 through the first four games, but is still seeking his first home run.
 
4/10/2015 9:06:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera had three hits during Friday's win over the Indians.
Insight: He went 3-for-5 with an RBI. Cabrera has a .313/.421/.375 line through four games. Victor Martinez also went 3-for-5 with an RBI single.
 
4/8/2015 4:22:00 PM
Description: Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera had two hits and two RBI in the, 11-0, victory over the Twins on Wednesday.
Insight: Despite the sub-40 degree temperature in Detroit, the Tigers bats were hot. Cabrera had an RBI-double in the third and then an RBI-single in the fifth. He is an elite fantasy option even at 31 years old.