Miguel Cabrera says he will move to third base

Wednesday January 25th, 2012

The Detroit Tigers acquired prized free agent first baseman Prince Fielder Tuesday, and current first baseman Miguel Cabrera told a Spanish-language website that he will move back to third base to make room, according to the Detroit Free Press.

"I will come back to the third base, which is my natural position," Cabrera said, according to the paper's translation. "The arrival of Fielder will benefit us." Cabrera, 28, primarily played in the outfield and across the diamond at third base when he came into the league with the Florida Marlins, before moving to first base and designated hitter with the Tigers.

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