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Tigers | Four-hit effort for Miguel Cabrera

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 21:30:47 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera tied a season high with four hits, including an RBI single, and scored twice in an 11-8 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, June 14.

Fantasy Tip: Since becoming the fifth-youngest player in major-league history to reach 2,400 hits on Sunday, Cabrera is 7-for-14 and has scored five times. The run-scoring single was his first RBI in exactly a week, but owners shouldn't fret about that; he's going to get plenty of chances to knock in more runs if the Tigers keep hitting like they are now. Keep Cabrera firmly locked into lineups in all leagues.

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Tigers | Miguel Cabrera expected to play Saturday

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 21:57:03 -0700

Updating a previous report, Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (back) is expected to be in the lineup on Saturday, June 4. Manager Brad Ausmus said after the team's 5-2 win, "He thinks he'll be fine tomorrow but we'll wait and see in the morning." Cabrera left Friday's game in the seventh inning due to tightness in his back.

Fantasy Tip: Cabrera owners can breathe a sigh of relief as it appears the two-time MVP has avoided significant injury. Still, given that Ausmus stopped short of saying Cabrera would play on Saturday you should check back tomorrow to make sure he's in the starting lineup.

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Tigers | Miguel Cabrera exits with back injury

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 19:21:31 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (back) exited against the Chicago White Sox with tightness in his lower back Friday, June 3.

Fantasy Tip: It remains to be seen if the injury is serious, so stay tuned for updates on a potential timetable for his return.

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Tigers | Miguel Cabrera homers twice

Mon, 23 May 2016 20:21:34 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera went 3-for-3 with two home runs and two RBI against the Philadelphia Phillies Monday, May 23.

Fantasy Tip: Cabrera has recorded at least one hit in eight of his last nine games and has six multi-hit game during that span. Cabrera is a must-start option in all leagues as long as he is healthy.

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Tigers | Miguel Cabrera day-to-day

Sun, 22 May 2016 12:58:28 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (knee) suffered a left knee contusion Sunday, May 22, and is considered day-to-day.

Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to keep an eye on the situation to see if Cabrera will be able to return to the lineup in the next game or two. Cabrera is a must-start option when he is healthy. Victor Martinez, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Andrew Romine are options to start at first base and could be options in daily fantasy leagues.

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Tigers | Miguel Cabrera launches a pair

Fri, 20 May 2016 20:19:52 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera went 3-for-5 with two home runs, three RBI and two runs scored in a 7-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, May 20.

Fantasy Tip: Don't look now, but Cabrera has his average up to .308, and he is on pace for 32 homers and 95 RBI. His early-season power outage is a thing of the past.

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Tigers | Miguel Cabrera in line for big game?

Tue, 17 May 2016 14:20:31 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera is hitting .448 with five home runs and 12 RBI in 29 at-bats over the last five years against Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes. The two face each other Tuesday, May 17.

Fantasy Tip: Cabrera should never come out of your traditional lineups. He's definitely worth paying up for in daily games given his success against Hughes recently, too.

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Tigers | Nick Castellanos out of lineup

Wed, 11 May 2016 12:16:39 -0700

Detroit Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, May 11, in a National League ballpark. 1B Miguel Cabrera is moving to third base, while 1B Victor Martinez gets the start at first against Washington Nationals SP Max Scherzer.

Fantasy Tip: While facing Scherzer, most might be hesitant to use Cabrera or V-Mart in daily leagues, but they can still return value as contrarian picks at high prices. Scherzer has been vulnerable to the long ball with 1.9 home runs allowed per nine innings in 2016.

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Tigers | Miguel Cabrera out Tuesday

Tue, 10 May 2016 12:47:03 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 10, against the Washington Nationals. 1B Victor Martinez will bat third against Nationals SP Joe Ross.

Fantasy Tip: Two items are at play here. First, Cabrera turned his ankle slightly sliding into second base during the team's game on Monday. Although it looked like he was all right, manager Brad Ausmus may have wanted to give him a night off. In addition, there is no designated hitter because the interleague game is in an NL park. Victor Martinez is in a small slump himself, with a .174 mark in the last week, but he is one of the few hitters to post a .300 average or better for the season and is definitely worth playing in a fantasy lineup.

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Tigers | Four hits for Miguel Cabrera

Sat, 07 May 2016 18:10:30 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera went 4-for-5 with a run scored in a 10-5 loss to the Texas Rangers Saturday, May 7.

Fantasy Tip: Cabrera has his average up to .286, and while his power numbers are down, he should still be one of the better fantasy first basemen when all is said and done.

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