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Miguel Cabrera Biography, Age, Net Worth, Tigers, Contract, Injury, and Stats

Miguel Cabrera (Full name- José Miguel Cabrera Torres) is a Venezuelan professional baseball player who was born on April 18, 1983, Maracay, Venezuela. His nickname is “Miggy”. Cabrera is the first baseman for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has been a two-time American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) award winner, a four-time AL batting champion, and an 11-time MLB All-Star since his debut in 2003.

Miguel Cabrera Biography

Miguel Cabrera (Full name- José Miguel Cabrera Torres) is a Venezuelan professional baseball player who was born on April 18, 1983, in Maracay, Venezuela. His nickname is “Miggy”.

Cabrera is the first baseman for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has been a two-time American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) award winner, a four-time AL batting champion, and an 11-time MLB All-Star since his debut in 2003.

Cabrera has played at first and third base for most of his major league career but primarily played left and right field before 2006. In 2012, he claimed the 17th MLB Triple Crown, the first to do so in 45 seasons. He was signed by Tigres de Aragua at 16 years old in the Venezuelan Winter League, Liga de Beisbol Profesional de Venezuela. In December 1999, he batted his first hit in LVBP.

In 1999, Miguel Cabrera was signed as an amateur free agent by the Florida Marlins and progressed through their minor league system. In mid-2003 at the age of 20, he made his MLB debut and contributed to the Marlins’ World Series success later that year. Cabrera was a regular player for the Marlins over the next four seasons before being traded to the Detroit Tigers in late 2007.

Miguel Cabrera
Miguel Cabrera

Miguel Cabrera became the first player since 1967 to win the batting Triple Crown in 2012, leading the AL with a .330 batting average, 44 home runs, and 139 runs batted in (RBIs), earning him the AL MVP award that year. Cabrera improved on his previous year’s batting performance in 2013, including a career-high .348 batting average, and received another AL MVP award.

Miguel Cabrera has hit 30 or more home runs in ten separate seasons, driven in over 100 runs in 12 separate seasons (including 11 consecutive seasons, 2004–14), and had a career .316 batting average through 2018. He had the 25th-highest career slugging percentage of all baseball players (.551) through 2018.

Miguel Cabrera Wife

Miguel Cabrera is married to his wife named Rosangel, since 2002. Together, they have two daughters and one son who was born in August 2011. In April 2017, his wife filed for divorce but later changed her mind. Cabrera and his family live in Birmingham, Michigan.

Cabrera also fathered two other children, who he fathered with an ex-mistress. The boy and the girl were six and three years old as of January 2019. They lived in Orlando, Florida.

Miguel Cabrera Age

Cabrera was born José Miguel Cabrera Torres on April 18, 1983, in Maracay, Aragua State, Venezuela. He is baseball’s third baseman with the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). Cabrera is 36 years old as of 2019.

Miguel Cabrera Contract

The Tigers announced that Cabrera would return to first base for the 2014 season following the departure of Prince Fielder via trade.

The Tigers announced that Miguel Cabrera had signed an 8-year contract extension worth $248 million on March 28, 2014. Combined with the $44 million the Tigers owed on the remaining two years of Miguel’s then-current contract, the total 10-year commitment was worth $292 million. The deal broke the previous record commitment of $275 million the New York Yankees tendered to Alex Rodriguez in 2007.

Cabrera’s contract has since been surpassed by Giancarlo Stanton’s 13-year, $325 million contract in 2014, the largest contract in sports. Many analysts criticized the contract as excessive and short-sighted, with The Washington Post calling it “the worst.” Miguel Cabrera earns a salary of $31 million.

Miguel Cabrera Injury | News

Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera will have season-ending surgery after rupturing his left biceps tendon, manager Ron Gardenhire announced on Tuesday after the Tigers’ 6-4 loss to the Twins.

“Definitely a big blow for our ballclub and for that young man trying to come back,” said Gardenhire. “I feel terrible for him. He feels terrible. We’ve got to try to help him get through this thing. It’s a very sad day for our baseball team. He’s a special player and a special person to have around here. It’s a blow. I feel terrible.”

Miguel Cabrera exited in the bottom of the third inning while at the plate at Comerica Park. Cabrera, at the dish for his second at-bat, swung at a 1-1 pitch and immediately dropped the bat and grasped his upper left arm.
“When he left his bat and started walking, he knew it,” said Gardenhire. “He felt it pop.”

Miguel Cabrera Net Worth

Miguel Cabrera is a Venezuelan professional baseball player who has had a prolific career and a lucrative contract with the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has an estimated net worth of $125 million.

Miguel Cabrera Jersey

Cabrera wears jersey number 24 at the Detroit Tigers. His Jerseys are available on mlbshop.com with originals and other customized versions of the jersey. Prices vary according to the color, size, custom among other factors. The jerseys go for anything between $16.49 and $264.74 with free shipping.

Miguel Cabrera Detroit Tigers

The Marlins traded Cabrera and starting pitcher Dontrelle Willis on December 5, 2007, to the Detroit Tigers for pitchers Andrew Miller, Dallas Trahern, Eulogio De La Cruz, and Burke Badenhop, outfielder Cameron Maybin, and catcher Mike Rabelo.

On March 31, 2008, Miguel Cabrera made his Tigers debut playing third base in a home game against the Kansas City Royals. In his third at-bat, he hit a solo home run off Royals pitcher Gil Meche. Cabrera finished the game 1-for-5 with two strikeouts, and the Tigers lost 5–4 in 11 innings.

Miguel Cabrera was placed on the 10-day disabled list on May 4, 2018, due to a right hamstring strain. He then suffered a left biceps injury On June 12, after swinging, and immediately left the game. Cabrera suffered a rupture in his left biceps tendon, requiring surgery and putting him out of action for the remainder of the 2018 season. He finished the 2018 season with a .299 batting average, three home runs, and 22 RBIs in 38 games.

Miguel Cabrera Height

Cabrera stands at a towering height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m). He weighs a massive 240 lbs (108.8 kg).

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Miguel Cabrera Stats

Year

Team

GP

AB

R

H

RBI

BB

SO

HR

Avg

2019

Tigers

56

202

15

58

27

22

46

3

.287

2018

Tigers

38

134

17

40

22

22

27

3

.299

2017

Tigers

130

469

50

117

60

54

110

16

.249

2016

Tigers

158

595

92

188

108

75

116

38

.316

2015

Tigers

119

429

64

145

76

77

82

18

.338

2014

Tigers

159

611

101

191

109

60

117

25

.313

2013

Tigers

148

555

103

193

137

90

94

44

.348

2012

Tigers

161

622

109

205

139

66

98

44

.330

2011

Tigers

161

572

111

197

105

108

89

30

.344

2010

Tigers

150

548

111

180

126

89

95

38

.328

2009

Tigers

160

611

96

198

103

68

107

34

.324

2008

Tigers

160

616

85

180

127

56

126

37

.292

2007

Marlins

157

588

91

188

119

79

127

34

.320

2006

Marlins

158

576

112

195

114

86

108

26

.339

2005

Marlins

158

613

106

198

116

64

125

33

.323

2004

Marlins

160

603

101

177

112

68

148

33

.294

2003

Marlins

87

314

39

84

62

25

84

12

.268

Career

2,320

8,658

1,403

2,734

1,662

1,109

1,699

468

.316