Hours before the finale of a three-game series against the Red Sox Wednesday night at Fenway Park, Miguel Cabrera had a bold prediction for his Tigers teammates.
“I’m going to win it again this year,” he said.
No, the slugging third baseman wasn’t referring to repeating as the Triple Crown champion, although he’s not far off with his league-leading .355 average and 130 RBIs entering the game.
As the reigning champion of the Tigers’ fantasy football league, he has another crown to try to defend this season.
“He won it last year, which is odd,” joked outfielder Matt Tuiasosopo, who joined the 10-team league this season. “But that’s about right. Maybe he needs to sponsor my team.” Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.