Miguel Cabrera steals second GIF

You're not even going to believe me if I tell you this.

The Tigers stole two bases in the fourth inning against the Red Sox. The first, Austin Jackson. Yeah, he hasn't taken a lot of bases this year, but at least he seems capable.

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That is notable because it's the Tigers' first of the postseason, which we guess is cool and all. But we don't care about that one.

The second: MIGUEL CABRERA!

YES!

MIGUEL CABRERA!

We have proof:

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They didn't even rule it as defensive indifference! Cabrera looked around, thought, "Ain't nobody gonna believe this!" and just took off for second. He reached safely without a throw as, indeed, they did not believe it.

Holy moly.

Now, there may be some unwritten rule about not stealing a base with a 7-0 lead. But after blowing a 5-0 lead on Sunday, I think the Tigers can be permitted for trying to run up the score a bit. Don't take anything for granted.

Like don't take for granted Cabrera's just going to stand there on first base.

Cause he's not.

Miguel Cabrera stole second.

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