Miguel Cabrera is one of the most entertaining players to watch in the batter's box, but it is what happened on the field that was the highlight of yesterday's game. A young Indians fan made a good catch on a foul ball and then proceeded to heckle Miggy, pointing and yelling, "I got your back."
Cabrera, being the great guy that he is, gave the fan two more balls, batting gloves and one of his bats. How many players would have done a gesture like that, in a visiting team's park no less? Not many.
Analysis: Joakim Soria's increasing home run total a trend worth watching for Detroit Tigers - MLive.com, Chris Iott
Joakim Soria has given up a home run in four consecutive games and in five of his last six games. However, most of them have come in non-save situations.
David Price Ranks High Among AL Run Prevention Leaders - Tiger Tales, Lee Panas
David Price ranks sixth among American League starting pitchers in run prevention, the only Tiger in the top 18.
The Most Authoritative Hitters Of All Time | FanGraphs Baseball, Tony Blengino
Hank Greenberg ranks sixth and Ty Cobb ranks eleventh on this list based on contact score. Miguel Cabrera, the only current Tiger, ranks 37th.
Omar Infante is making history - Royals Review, Shaun Newkirk
Omar Infante is on pace to have one of the lowest walk rates in history this year. And he may be an All-Star.
Jason Kipnis ties record for longest hitting streak in Progressive Field history - Let's Go Tribe, Jason Lukehart
Jason Kipnis has hit in 27 consecutive games at Progressive Field. And he might not be an All-Star.
Fan robs Adrian Gonzalez of foul ball, almost drops baby - SBNation, Jacob Price
After making a catch and barely hanging onto a baby, play gets overruled as fan interference.
MLB Fans and Grammar: A Whole New Ball Game - Grammarly Blog, Nikolas Baron
Tiger fans rank 25th in grammar after a study was conducted researching fan comments. I expect no grammar mistakes below now.