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Miguel Cabrera turns into the twenty eighth baseball participant to affix the five hundred house run membership


Enjoying in his nineteenth season, Cabrera hit a 400-foot solo shot off Blue Jays pitcher Steven Matz within the sixth inning to achieve 500 in his profession and 13 of the yr.

The final participant to achieve the milestone was David Ortiz, a former participant on the Boston Purple Sox, who hit his five hundredth house run on September 12, 2015. Cabrera joins Los Angeles Dodgers’ Albert Pujols as the one different lively participant to have reached the milestone.

The 38-year-old is now 4 house runs shy of Corridor of Famer Eddie Murray’s document of 504 profession house runs.

Cabrera is an 11-time All-Star, four-time batting champion and two-time American League MVP. In 2012, he grew to become the primary participant to win the Triple Crown since Carl Yastrzemsi in 1967, after main the American League in house runs, RBIs and batting common.

The Tigers slugger will subsequent look to change into the sixth participant in MLB historical past to have 500 profession house runs and three,000 profession hits. Sunday’s house run was his 2,955th profession hit, and now sits 45 in need of the three,000 mark.

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