Miguel Cabrera #24 - 1B


  • Age: 31
  • DOB: 1983/04/18
  • POB: Maracay, Venezuela
  • Height: 6-4 Weight: 240lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 11
  • Signed by Florida in 1999.
  • Current Status: On roster
Year to date146558931734512210159105114.310.373.513.886
On Pace159608101188491241106411411-.310.373.513.886

Scouting Report

AssetsAn elite pure hitter, he has fantastic plate coverage that lets him hit for huge power and superb averages. Is patient at the plate and a highly consistent run producer.
FlawsIs not a top-end glove man and is a bit limited defensively. Doesn't have a lot of speed. Can get moody and a little surly at times. Has had off-field issues in the past.
Career potentialElite slugger and perennial MVP candidate.

Honours and Awards

2013AL - Most Valuable Player Award
2013AL - Hank Aaron Award (Best overall hitter)
2013AL - Silver Slugger
2012Triple Crown Winner
2012AL - Most Valuable Player Award
2012AL - Hank Aaron Award (Best overall hitter)
2012AL - Silver Slugger
2012Named to the All-Star Game
2011Named to the All-Star Game
2010AL - Silver Slugger
2010Named to the All-Star Game
2007Named to the All-Star Game
2006NL - Silver Slugger
2006Named to the All-Star Game
2005NL - Silver Slugger
2005Named to the All-Star Game
2004Named to the All-Star Game
2001Midwest League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/09/01Missed 1 game (sore right ankle).
2014/08/31Sore right ankle, day-to-day.
2014/08/26Missed 1 game (ankle injury).
2014/08/24Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2014/03/28Signed by the Detroit Tigers to a 10-year contract extension.
2013/09/23Missed 1 game (groin).
2013/09/22Groin, day-to-day.
2013/09/03Missed 3 games (abdominal injury).
2013/08/31Abdominal injury, day-to-day.
2013/08/04Missed 3 games (abdominal injury).
2013/07/31Abdominal injury, day-to-day.
2013/07/27Missed 4 games (left hip flexor).
2013/07/23Left hip flexor, day-to-day.
2013/07/05Missed 1 game (back injury).
2013/07/04Back injury, day-to-day.
2011/08/26Missed 1 game (paternity leave list).
2011/08/25Paternity leave list, day-to-day.
2010/10/03Missed the last 6 regular season games (right ankle injury).
2010/09/28Right ankle injury, day-to-day.
2010/09/10Missed 2 games (left shoulder injury).
2010/09/08Left shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2010/09/04Missed 1 game (biceps injury).
2010/09/03Biceps injury, day-to-day.
2010/07/03Missed 1 game (back injury).
2010/07/02Back injury, day-to-day.
2010/05/28Missed 2 games (personal reasons).
2010/05/25Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2009/08/13Missed 1 game (hand injury).
2009/08/12Hand injury, day-to-day.
2009/06/07Missed 1 game (hamstring).
2009/06/06Hamstring, day-to-day.
2008/04/04Missed 1 game (quadriceps injury).
2008/04/03Quadriceps injury, day-to-day.
2008/03/22Signed by the Detroit Tigers to a seven-year contract extension.
2008/01/18Re-signed by the Detroit Tigers to a one-year contract.
2007/12/05Acquired from the Miami Marlins.
2007/06/08Missed 1 game (right hamstring injury).
2007/06/06Right hamstring injury, day-to-day.
2007/04/22Missed 2 games (right oblique muscle strain).
2007/04/20Right oblique muscle strain, day-to-day.
2007/02/17Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2006/09/22Missed 2 games (left shoulder injury).
2006/09/20Left shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2006/03/02Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2005/09/23Missed 1 game (knee injury).
2005/09/22Knee injury, day-to-day.
2005/03/02Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2004/07/19Missed 1 game (finger injury).
2004/07/18Finger injury, day-to-day.
2004/03/02Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2003/06/19Contract purchased from Carolina (AA).
2003/03/22Assigned by the Florida Marlins to their minor league camp.


2007/12/05Florida Marlins traded Dontrelle Willis and Miguel Cabrera to the Detroit Tigers for Burke Badenhop, Eulogio De La Cruz, Dallas Trahern, Andrew Miller, Mike Rabelo and Cameron Maybin.
1999/07/02Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Florida Marlins.

Career Stats

2001Kane CountyA1104226111319476637763032.268.328.382.710
2000GCL MarlinsR57219385710222223461013.260.344.352.696


GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage

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