Sports · August 6, 2022

Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers is committed to playing in 2023: “I’ll be right here”

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Just one day after telling the Detroit Free Press he didn’t “feel good” and scared fans that he would be retiring later this year, Miguel Cabrera announced he will be back in 2023.

“I’m not going to stop … I’ll be right here next year,” He said.

The Tigers legend wanted to finish his contract, saying last year he would play “another two years, that’s all”, via Detroit Free Press.

“I say two more years. I think that’s enough. I’ll be happy 20 years in the major leagues if I can make it. Thank God for giving me this opportunity. Another two years and I’m done,” Cabrera said. in 2021.

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Detroit Tigers' designated hitter Miguel Cabrera reacts to first base after his 3,000th career shot during the first inning of a doubleheader's first baseball game against the Colorado Rockies on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Detroit.

Detroit Tigers’ designated hitter Miguel Cabrera reacts to first base after his 3,000th career shot during the first inning of a doubleheader’s first baseball game against the Colorado Rockies on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Detroit.
(Photo AP / Carlos Osorio)

Cabrera was named an “All Star Special Selection” this season by MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred, along with Albert Pujols, who will retire at the end of the year. It was her twelfth nod to the All Star.

DODGERS BEATS TIGERS WHILE MIGUEL CABRERA HITS 503RD HOMER

The future Hall of Famer recorded his 3,000th hit in April and became the seventh player in baseball history to record 3,000 hits and 500 home runs.

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers scored a solo home run against the Boston Red Sox in the second inning of a baseball game in Detroit on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers scored a solo home run against the Boston Red Sox in the second inning of a baseball game in Detroit on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

He won a World Series in 2003 with the then Florida Marlins, and is a two-time MVP, four-time batting champion, seven-time Silver Slugger and a Triple Crown winner in 2012.

He was the first person to record baseball’s Triple Crown since Carl Yastrzemski’s days in 1967.

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers plays during a baseball game on Saturday, August 28, 2021, in Detroit.  On Sunday March 13, 2022, Cabrera showed up at the start of his 20th spring retirement in the majors, his 15th with the Detroit Tigers.

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers plays during a baseball game on Saturday, August 28, 2021, in Detroit. On Sunday March 13, 2022, Cabrera showed up at the start of his 20th spring retirement in the majors, his 15th with the Detroit Tigers.
(Photo AP / Carlos Osorio, File)

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Cabrera has reciprocal options for 2024 and 2025 and will earn $ 32 million next season.