|2013 Regular Season|
Cabrera, who led the majors with 44 homers and 139 RBIs and hit an AL-best .330 last year, posted eight, 34 and a .308 average through his first 42 games. The reigning AL MVP, in comparison, is batting a major league-leading .387 with 11 homers and 47 RBIs for the Tigers (23-19) thus far.
The 2012 AL Triple Crown winner hit a three-run homer in the third inning and a solo shot in the fifth against Texas left-hander Derek Holland on Sunday night. He went deep again with nobody on base in the eighth inning against Rangers reliever Tanner Scheppers. Cabrera, who leads the AL in average and RBIs, also had a single. He was walked intentionally in the sixth inning even though the Tigers already had runners at first and second.
Cabrera, hitting .509 (27 for 53) with runners in scoring position, lined an 0-1 pitch off the wall in left field near the out of town scoreboard for his AL-leading 42nd RBI.
Cabrera hit his third homer against Houston this year. He has dominated them, going 10 for 24.
Cabrera is hitting .404 during the streak with four home runs and 14 RBIs, and still a scorching .379 on the season.
Cabrera went 2 for 3 with a three-run jack and is simply crushing the hardball.
Cabrera now has 28 career games with four or more hits, including three already this year.
Cabrera is hitting .363 this season and has been even more hot over his last 14 games, batting .393 with 17 RBIs.
The slugging third baseman is batting .420 with two long balls and 15 RBIs during a 12-game hitting streak.
Cabrera extended his hitting streak to 11 games.
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