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Miguel Cabrera "pulverized" Biggio's hitting mark

Miggy's next big challenge will be to beat Ichiro Suzuki's record

In the second game of a double set, the Venezuelan Miguel Cabrera (Miggy), emblem of the Detroit Tigers, left behind the hitting record of the immortal Craig Biggio.

With his unstoppable 3.061 for life in the Major Leagues (MLB, for its acronym in English), Miggy was alone in the 25th position of players with the most singles in the "Big Show", according to official data.

In the afternoon, the pride of La Pedrera, Aragua state, managed to match the former Houston Astros player, after hitting an RBI single through the middle of the field. That connection also helped him match Manny Ramirez's RBI mark (1.831).

The next big challenge

After beating San Rice, Roberto Clemente, Al Kaline, Wade Boggs, Rafael Palmeiro, Lou Brock, Rod Carew, Rickey Henderson and, now, Biggio, "El Tigre Mayor" has as his next goal the undisputed 3.089 given by the skilled Japanese Ichiro Suzuki.

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Later, he will have to maintain the offensive rhythm to hunt down Dave Winfield (3.110) and Alex Rodríguez (3.115).

According to the projections of Baseball Reference, Miggy will finish the 2022 campaign with 3.174 hits, situations that would allow him to surpass Tony Gwynn (3.141), Robin Yount (3.142), Paul Waner (3.152), George Brett (3.154) and Adrián Beltré (3.166).

2 COMMENTS

  1. It is not easy to have so many hits, but it is not impossible, everything depends on whether you stay healthy and free from discomfort.

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