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Miguel Cabrera sets Tigers postseason record for consecutive games of reaching base safely

Miguel Cabrera has a set a new franchise record by reaching base safely in 19 consecutive games

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Miguel Cabrera has reached base safely in 19 consecutive postseason games which is a Detroit Tigers franchise record.

Cabrera had a run-scoring double in the bottom of the fifth inning versus the Yankees on Tuesday, which proved to be the game-winning run as the Tigers defeated New York, 2-1, to take a 3-0 lead in the ALCS.

Cabrera has also reached base safely in all 16 LCS game in which he has participated, dating back to his Marlins days.

Cabrera has nine hits and his hitting .290 with four walks in eight postseason games versus Oakland and New York this year.

In 36 career postseason games with the Marlins and Tigers, Cabrera is hitting .284 with eight home runs, 25 RBI and 20 walks with a .914 OPS.

Cabrera will face Yankees ace CC Sabathia in Game 4 of the ALCS on Wednesday. Cabrera went 1-for-10 with one walk and one strikeout versus Sabathia in 2012. For his career, Cabrera is hitting .385 with two home runs in 26 at bats versus Sabathia. He has eight walks and an OPS of 1.117.