UPDATE 3-Baseball-Detroit’s Cabrera wins AL MVP award (Reuters)

By at 15 November, 2012, 11:34 pm

* Adds MVP award to Triple Crown batting title * Becomes first Venezuelan to claim season's MVP honors (Adds details, quotes) NEW YORK, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers, the first player to win the Triple Crown in 45 years, added the American League's Most Valuable Player award on Thursday for the 2012 Major League Baseball season. Cabrera became the first player since Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox in 1967 to lead the league in the three top traditional offensive categories with a .330 batting average, 44 home runs, and 139 runs batted in. ...
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