Cabrera trails Chris Davis by six home runs with 17 games remaining and hasn't hit for any power lately.
Last I checked, the Tigers were on a quest to win a World Series, not a Humanitarian Nobel Prize.
Peralta: "I’m angry with myself"
Beck's Blog, Jason Beck
Jhonny Peralta returned to the Tigers on Wednesday to begin working out on the field for the first time since his suspension began six weeks ago.
Five concerns facing the Detroit Tigers in the postseason
Heritage Newspapers, Pat Caputo
After his club was swept in the World Series by the San Francisco Giants last fall, he did address its primary issues.
Around the AL Central:
Twins catcher Joe Mauer is still feeling the effects of the concussion he suffered on Aug. 19.
Three first inning runs by the Royals proved to be enough for James Shields.
James Shields lives up to nickname, Royals take game, series from Indians
Royals Review, Connr Moylan
Another key victory for the Royals.
Elsewhere in baseball:
Derek Jeter back on the disabled list. His season is "effectively over"
HardballTalk, Craig Calcaterra
And with this move, Derek Jeter's nightmare season effectively ends.
The beauty of baseball
The Hardball Times, Greg Simons
When times are tough, the game can act as a salve.
The No No-No club: Chavez joins rank of hitters who spoiled no-hit bids
SI.com, RJ Rico
Before Eric Chavez stepped up to the plate against Giants pitcher Yusmeiro Petit on Friday, only 37 batters in MLB history had ever faced a pitcher who was one out away from a perfect game. Just 14 of those 37 had gotten on base.
Bobby Valentine badmouths Yankees on 9/11 anniversary
Yahoo Sports, David Brown
Contradicting himself by saying "This isn’t about credit," former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine complained Wednesday that the New York Yankees got too much credit in the wake of the 9/11 attacks on the city that both teams share.
Buchholz back, so let's rank rotations
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield
It's a good time to examine the potential playoff rotations of the teams already locked into playoff spots.