Venezuelan Miguel Cabrera and Puerto Rican Javier Báez expressed their mutual admiration during an interview on The Athletic, according to the account of The majors and Twitter.
Referring to Báez, Cabrera stated that you don't see many players play like that (with intensity) in the Majors. "He brings a lot of emotion to the game, and that's what you pay to see," said the native of Maracay, Aragua state, about his new teammate.
For his part, the Puerto Rican revealed that one of the biggest reasons he signed with the Detroit Tigers was "to learn something from Miggy."
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Báez reached an agreement with Detroit for the next six years in exchange for 140 million dollars.
According to pundits, Cabrera and Baez are expected to form one of the most feared offensive pairings in the Major Leagues.
According to the projections of Baseball Reference, The native of Bayamón, Puerto Rico, will average .264, drive in 75 runs and hit 25 homers in 2022.
Cabrera's goal, 38, for this season, in addition to being the líder of the team and take them to the postseason, it will be to reach 3.000 hits.