Entering Tuesday's action, Cabrera was hitting .328/.387/.578 with 23 home runs and an AL-best 79 RBI. According to FanGraphs, Cabrera ranks fourth in the American League with a .407 weighted on-base average (wOBA), a stat that measure's a given hitter's overall offensive value.
The scary part is that Cabrera is only getting better as the season goes along. In the month of July, he's hitting .397/.449/.765 with seven homers and 17 RBI in 18 games. His most recent homer was the 300th of his career.
So yeah, Cabrera is a pretty good hitter.
But you knew that already, right?
Of course you did. It's hard to ignore hitters of Cabrera's caliber, and goodness knows he's gotten his fair share of accolades. He's made the All-Star team seven times, been a home run champion, an RBI champion, a batting champion and, of course, a World Series ...
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