Close, but no cigar!
Though he did pick up hits and got to 2,999, he was ultimately one short.
But the beauty of baseball is that it’s a 162-game season and he’ll have another opportunity today.
A broken bat single in the sixth during last night’s game against the New York Yankees put him at 2,999.
This afternoon, the Tigers will host the Yankees for their series finale and try to avoid a sweep.
But the main focus for today’s game will be the one they call “Miggy”.
2,999! ONE MORE HIT FOR MIGGY. pic.twitter.com/mCQ1yJQ2Zi
— MLB (@MLB) April 21, 2022
Miggy Close To History
Any time somebody is close to history in baseball, things get exciting.
Cabrera has had such an amazing career.
There’s really no doubt that he will be a first ballot Hall-of-Famer when the time comes.
All it takes to make a little history is one hit, and he has a chance to do it in front of the fans in Detroit.
But even if he doesn’t accomplish it today, he’ll have a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies to do it, with the crowd in Detroit waiting in anticipation for him to reach the historic milestone.
Even at 39 years old, Cabrera doesn’t stop.
He remains one of the top hitters in all of baseball and is not slowing down anytime soon.
“Miggy” has seen it all.
He has been a part of two World Series teams during his career, has won multiple MVPs and a triple crown, and has been an All-Star 11 times, among other things.
The man hits and just doesn’t stop.
Today, he has a chance to etch himself into the record books once and for all.