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“Just Wants to Get Over With It”- Detroit Tigers’ Manager Reveals Miguel Cabrera’s Thoughts on Achieving Record-Breaking 3,000 Hits in MLB

Published 04/20/2022, 5:45 AM EDT

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In any sport, records are meant to be broken. It is human nature to continue to strive to do just that. And this time, the Detroit Tigers slugger, Miguel Cabrera, is the man who will have his name registered in the MLB record book.

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Major League Baseball is up and running with fans back in the ballpark. What would be more beautiful than etching his name in the history of MLB in front of friends, family, and with the support of home fans? Yes, Cabrera might achieve his milestone while playing in the Comerica Park.


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As of now, Cabrera has 2996 hits in MLB on his name. With the upcoming few games against the New York Yankees, the Tigers slugger will try his best to cross the 3,000 mark this week.

Miguel Cabrera is just four hits away from 3,000 hits in MLB

Having played for over 20 years in Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera is already a legend. Notably, with a single hit against the New York Yankees on Tuesday, Cabrera has 2,996 hits in his name. And the Tigers have two more games to play against the Yankees at their home stadium. If things go his way, Cabrera might register his name in the history book.

Reacting to Cabrera’s record-breaking achievement, the Tigers manager AJ Hinch said it would be fun to watch him do that in front of home fans. Hinch also shared Detroit slugger’s opinion on achieving the milestone. He conveyed that Cabrera also wants to get it over with.


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“It’s such fun to watch him,” AJ Hinch said. “Now that we are back home and you know he is gonna play these games at home in front of the fans. Hopefully, he can put together five hits at least and do it in front of friends, family, the fans, who have supported him all these years… We are all very excited and looking forward to celebrating on the field with him. I think he just wants to get it over with…”


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Although Cabrera got a hit against the Yankees on Tuesday, he could not avoid a 4-2 defeat to the Yankees. However, there are still two games to be played against the Yankees at the Comerica Park. And it is possible that the Tigers legend might get his 3,000th hit in these two games.


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If Cabrera does so, he will be one of the very few players to have over 3,000 hits and 500 home runs in Major League Baseball. What do you think? Will Miguel Cabrera achieve the milestone against the New York Yankees this week?

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Written by:

Abhishek Kumar


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Abhishek Kumar is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. After completing his Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Abhishek has been working in the media industry since two years. Before joining EssentiallySports, he previously worked at APN News as a sub-editor, where he has written articles on sports and politics.
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Simar Singh Wadhwa