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Old 09-20-2012, 01:51 AM
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Default Miguel Cabrera Triple Crown?

The Tigers 1B is currently atop the leaderboards in average (.333 to Trout's .327) and RsBI (130 to Josh Hamilton's 123) and just 1 behind the Ranger (Texas, not Rongey) in HRs (42 to 41).

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Hawk will happily tell you who the last triple crown winner was.
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Old 09-20-2012, 02:20 AM
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Good for him. I love that he's turned into an MVP player. I'd love it even better if he missed the playoffs
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Old 09-20-2012, 08:03 AM
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He's a joy to watch at the plate, unless he's in a September pennant chase with the Chicago White Sox.
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Old 09-20-2012, 04:56 PM
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Did any of those players the Marlins got for him amount to anything?

Is it true that the Sox were on the verge of getting Cabrera before the Tigers got him?
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Old 09-20-2012, 04:59 PM
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Hawk will happily tell you who the last triple crown winner was.
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Old 09-20-2012, 05:39 PM
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Did any of those players the Marlins got for him amount to anything?

Is it true that the Sox were on the verge of getting Cabrera before the Tigers got him?
Not really, no.

As for the second question, yes, there's a very long thread here on that. I forget what the proposed deal was.
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Old 09-20-2012, 05:46 PM
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Did any of those players the Marlins got for him amount to anything?

Is it true that the Sox were on the verge of getting Cabrera before the Tigers got him?
Cameron Maybin is the best of a sorry bunch at this point.

One rumor had this package: Josh Fields, Brian N. Anderson, Gio Gonzalez, Lance Broadway or Adam Russell.
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Old 09-21-2012, 11:51 AM
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Cameron Maybin is the best of a sorry bunch at this point.

One rumor had this package: Josh Fields, Brian N. Anderson, Gio Gonzalez, Lance Broadway or Adam Russell.
Drool! I would have given that up for Miggy to be a butcher at 3B in a heart beat!
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Old 09-21-2012, 12:16 PM
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Drool! I would have given that up for Miggy to be a butcher at 3B in a heart beat!
There is literally no chance the Marlins would have taken that package over what the Tigers offered. Maybin and Miller were both ranked in the BA Top 10 prospects at the time of the trade (Maybin #6, Miller #10). Trahern and Badenhop were marginal SP prospects in the same regard as a Broadway type player. And the cherry on top was the Tigers took Dontrelle Willis off Florida's hands and the $29 M he made over the final 3 years of his contract.
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Old 09-21-2012, 01:56 PM
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Will he be the MVP if he wins the Triple Crown? I think the Tigers would have to make the playoffs in order for him to win MVP.
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Will he be the MVP if he wins the Triple Crown? I think the Tigers would have to make the playoffs in order for him to win MVP.
As great a season as Trout has had, it would look really odd for a guy to win the Triple Crown and not be MVP, no matter where his team finished.

That said, Cabrera is still one HR behind Josh Hamilton.
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Old 09-21-2012, 02:25 PM
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As great a season as Trout has had, it would look really odd for a guy to win the Triple Crown and not be MVP, no matter where his team finished.

That said, Cabrera is still one HR behind Josh Hamilton.
Yeah, someone gets the triple crown will win the MVP.
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As great a season as Trout has had, it would look really odd for a guy to win the Triple Crown and not be MVP, no matter where his team finished.

That said, Cabrera is still one HR behind Josh Hamilton.
Not to mention Trout and the Angels are also currently on the outside looking in of the playoff picture
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Old 09-21-2012, 03:06 PM
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I hope he does it but the Sox take the division. I've always wanted to see somebody win the triple crown. I also hope to see someone hit .400 and win 30 games. Those two are much less likely.
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Old 09-21-2012, 03:20 PM
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Not to mention Trout and the Angels are also currently on the outside looking in of the playoff picture
Right, neither team will make the playoffs so it will come down to who had the better year and Trout has had the better year. He is a beast in CF and has like 50 SB.
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