Tigers’ Talks With Miguel Cabrera Continue

John Lowe of the Detroit Free Press informs us that the Tigers’ talks with third baseman Miguel Cabrera about a long-term deal are ongoing.  Signing the superstar is the team’s top priority.

The popular opinion is that Cabrera will get something in the neighborhood of ten years and $200MM. He’s contracted for ’08 at $11.3MM and then has one more arbitration year before free agent eligibility.  I could be wrong, but I don’t know of any athlete other than A-Rod who broke the $200MM barrier.

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