Are Miguel Cabrera and Melky Cabrera related?
Miguel Cabrera, Melky Cabrera, and Asdrubal Cabrera have all played a part in our fantasy baseball teams at one point. One of those things is not like the other, but while Miggy still takes his throne as the undisputed fantasy baseball MVP, his non-related, last name sharing counterparts are still worth talking about.
Did Melky Cabrera get a ring?
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS Sports/AP) — Melky Cabrera finally received his World Series ring from the San Francisco Giants during a two-game stop in Toronto to face his Blue Jays, and it apparently couldn’t happen without a controversy of sorts.
What happened to Melky Cabrera?
SAN FRANCISCO — All-Star Game MVP Melky Cabrera was suspended for 50 games without pay Wednesday after the San Francisco Giants outfielder tested positive for testosterone. Cabrera leads the National League with 159 hits and is second in batting average behind Pittsburgh’s Andrew McCutchen.
Did Melky Cabrera take steroids?
Cabrera, the 28-year-old MVP of last month’s All-Star game, was suspended 50 games Wednesday following a positive test for testosterone. That puts an abrupt end to what had been a remarkable regular season and throws the Giants’ playoff hopes into doubt.
Where did Melky Cabrera play in Major League Baseball?
He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue Jays, Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Royals, Cleveland Indians, and Pittsburgh Pirates.
When was Melky Cabrera traded to the Giants?
On November 7, 2011, the Royals traded Cabrera to the San Francisco Giants for Jonathan Sánchez and minor league pitcher Ryan Verdugo, seeking to bolster their starting rotation and free up center field for Lorenzo Cain.
When did Melky Cabrera hit for the cycle?
By late April, with Gardner slumping and Cabrera’s streak of stellar play, Cabrera once again became the starting center fielder. He won the Major League Baseball Clutch Performer of the Month of May. On August 2, 2009, he became the first Yankee to hit for the cycle since Tony Fernández did on September 3, 1995.
When did Melky Cabrera sign with the Blue Jays?
Cabrera signed a two-year contract for $16 million with the Toronto Blue Jays on November 19, 2012. In a game against the Detroit Tigers on April 9, 2013, Cabrera recorded his 1,000th career hit, a single off starter Aníbal Sánchez.