Miguel Cabrera stories from the SI Vault

• The Natural By Albert Chen, April 26, 2004 Just 21, Florida's Miguel Cabrera is getting better with every at bat.

The Next Generation By Tom Verducci, August 22, 2005 As brute sluggers fade away, a crop of talented young players, led by the already proficient Miguel Cabrera and Albert Pujols, promises an age of superior all-around skill.

Young Marlins Remain Upbeat Despite Losses By John Donovan, May 19, 2006 Considering their record, and the wince-inducing way that they're losing, the Marlins seem to be prime candidates for a clubhouse meltdown. Truth be told, they're probably overdue for one.

Baseball's 50 Most Valuable Players By Nate Silver, May 9, 2007 In concept, the Ultimate Fantasy Draft is pretty simple: If you were starting a team from scratch, which players would you build around? Here's our Top 10.

Tiger Trade With Teeth By Tom Verducci, December 17, 2007 Everyone knew Miguel Cabrera and Dontrelle Willis were leaving Florida, but for Detroit? Here's how the deal went down and what it means for the rest of the American League. (Bad news)

Cabrera's Unexplainable Night is a Punch in the Gut to Reeling Tigers By Ted Keith, October 5, 2009 Whether in their highlights or their shortcomings, this has been a season unlike any other for the Detroit Tigers.

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