On Miguel Cabrera, Torn Biceps, and the Future

By Dr. Ankur Verma

 

Miguel Cabrera. (Keith Allison/Flickr).

In March 2014, Miguel Cabrera signed a professional sports record-setting eight year, $248 million extension with the Detroit Tigers.  Though there were whispers in a few corners about the potentially massive downside of this contract, the Tigers were still baseball royalty at the time and such concerns were somewhat brushed off given the team’s decade-long playoff contention.  However, those whispers grew to outright conversation as we witnessed the steep decline of one of Miggy’s contemporaries, Albert Pujols.

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