Open competition for a starting position has become a rarity in spring training. ''The guys involved know it's open, and it's a performance-based game,'' manager Brad Ausmus said. Tyler Collins, who started 22 games in center field for Detroit last season, and Mikie Mahtook,
Miguel Cabrera has yet to win a World Series with the Detroit Tigers, and he wants that to change this year. After the recent loss of beloved Tigers owner Mike Ilitch, Cabrera is ready to honor the man who brought him into the team from the Marlins and signed him to a massive contract. "We come
When Miguel Cabrera takes the field for Venezuela in next month's World Baseball Classic, he'll be trying to bring some much-needed joy to his native country. "Our country's in bad shape right now. There's a lot of problems in Venezuela. It's like, two sides, you know?"