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Real or Not? Miguel Cabrera may never dominate at the plate again

Miguel Cabrera is an all-time great, one of the most lethal right-handed batters ever with four batting titles, two home run championships and a Triple Crown season. You have to wonder, however, if we’ll ever see Super Scary Miggy again.

Cabrera ruptured a biceps tendon on a swing in Tuesday’s 6-4 loss to the Twins and he’ll require season-ending surgery. His season is over after 38 games and just three home runs. Once one of the iron men of the game, Cabrera averaged 157 games per season from 2004 to 2014 without landing on the DL. But check out his list of injuries since 2014:

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• 2014: Played 159 games and hit .313 with 25 home runs, but had surgery after the season to repair a stress fracture on his foot and bone spurs in his ankle.

• 2015: Landed on the DL for the first time, missing six weeks with a calf strain and playing just 119 games (he still hit .338 to win his fourth batting title, although he hit just 18 home runs).

• 2017: He was bothered by back problems all season and played 130 games, hitting .249 with 16 home runs.

• 2018: Missed…

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