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Faster Tigers hope to take advantage of speed this season

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Speed can kill and the Tigers want to use it to their advantage this year. With players like Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez, the Tigers will never be considered a super-fast team. But they're not slow either. Last season they were seventh in the league in stolen bases with 106. Top-ranked Kansas City had 153. That's a far cry from 2013 when they were dead last...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Cabrera progressing in rehab, running

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Miguel Cabrera is progressing in his rehabilitation from ankle surgery. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Cabrera ran at 65 percent of his body weight at a slight incline on the AlterG anti-gravity treadmill for 20 minutes Wednesday. "Ran for 20 minutes, he felt good," Ausmus said. "He hit, he threw. From what (head athletic trainer) Kevin Rand has told me, once he...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera rehabbing ankle on funky anti-gravity treadmill (PHOTO)

Miguel Cabrera is in Lakeland, Florida continuing to rehab his ankle during spring training, hoping to be ready for Opening Day.  Part of the rehab from his ankle surgery where he had bone chips removed has him jogging (or yogging) on an anti-gravity treadmill.  The lack of gravity is said to be able to control and manipulate the weight-bearing force. To me, it just looks like...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Looks Like Miguel Cabrera Wears a Space Suit to Aid Workout Recovery

If Miguel Cabrera cracks Hardball Talk’s “Best Shape of His Life” series, he’ll have to tip his hat to modern science for the extra push. On Sunday, the Detroit Free Press reported Miggy had already started taking swings in the cage after undergoing surgery in October to remove bone spurs and repair a stress fracture. Fortunately, there was no pain for him to report: Honestly...
Via Busted Coverage
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Injuries the Biggest Story at Lakeland

The 2015 season for the Detroit Tigers officially begins today as pitchers and catchers are to report to Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida on Thursday morning. However, the biggest news has come before camp even opened as Victor Martinez suffered another knee injury this offseason and Miguel Cabrera had another surgery this winter as well. Martinez tore the medial meniscus...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Miguel Cabrera cleared for hitting, throwing at spring training

  The Detroit Tigers say Miguel Cabrera has been cleared for hitting and throwing by doctors and could be ready for opening day as he recovers from surgery on his right foot. The Detroit first baseman had surgery in late October to remove bone spurs in his ankle and repair a stress fracture in the arch of his foot. Dr. Robert Anderson says in a statement released by the team that...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers optimistic Miguel Cabrera could be ready opening day

After it was revealed Victor Martinez could be ready come opening day after offseason meniscus surgery, the same could potentially be said for first baseman Miguel Cabrera. Wednesday the team got news that Cabrera had been cleared by doctors for non-impact baseball related activities which includes hitting and throwing further meaning he could be on track to return close to if...
Via The Majors Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera Could Be Cleared Tomorrow And Don Kelly…

Miguel Cabrera. Getty Images                     Miguel Cabrera underwent a CT scan on Tuesday, and we will have to wait until Wednesday to see if he will be cleared for running and baseball activity. Cabrera had a bone spur and a stress fracture that slowed him down the second half of 2014. He was in a walking boot until January when Dr. Anderson cleared him to remove...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Looking at the heart of the lineup

The Detroit Tigers arguably have the best lineup in the American League. From top to bottom, it is hard to find many lineups in the league that can compare when all the players are healthy and playing well. But when it comes to the heart of the order, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez, and J.D. Martinez stand alone as not only the best in the American League, but arguably in all of...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera bobblehead features small error

The Colorado Rockies are no longer the only MLB team that’s messed up on promotional items this season. In the Detroit Tigers’ defense, at least Miguel Cabrera’s name was spelled correctly — unlike Troy Tulowitzki and Nolan Arenado — on the bobblehead given out before Friday night’s game against the Mariners. But there was one big problem with the Cabrera bobblehead that...
Via The Outside Corner
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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