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Seasoned Verlander eager to resume playoff questJim Leyland couldn't have predicted the kind of season that would land the Tigers back in the postseason for a second consecutive year. He could predict the encore of his reigning American League Most Valuable Player Award winner.Share Tweet
Venezuelan Man Is Good At Baseball, BBC Is Shocked To Reportdeadspin.com Oct 4, 2012The BBC headline (above) describes Miguel Cabrera's triple crown in just about the most British way possible. Despite Venezuelans playing in Major League Baseball since 1939, and Venezuela's finishing ahead of the U.S. in the last World Baseball Classic…Share Tweet
How The Crazy-Ass AL Division Races Unfolded: Visualizing Momentumdeadspin.com Oct 4, 2012The Athletics and the Yankees clinched their respective division titles on the same day, but the paths they took to get there were very different. The A's budget freight train slammed through a Rangers squad that had sat atop the AL West for over 170 co…Share Tweet
Tigers witness Miggy's greatness firsthandFirst baseman Prince Fielder and the rest of the Tigers appreciate having witnessed Miguel Cabrera's historic run to the first Triple Crown in 45 years on Wednesday night.Share TweetIn the annals of baseball history in Venezuela, it is Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera who might be remembered as the greatest hitter to ever come from the country.Share Tweet