Cabrera doesn’t homer, leads Detroit over Cleveland

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Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera reacts after catching the throw from shortstop Zack Short for the third out during the fourth inning of a baseball game against Cleveland, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera is finding a way to help the Detroit Tigers while he waits for career homer No. 500.

Cabrera’s leadoff walk sparked Detroit’s two-run eighth inning, sending the Tigers to a 6-4 victory over Cleveland. Cabrera singled, flied out, was hit by a pitch and walked.

The last two results drew loud boos from the crowd of 32,845, hoping to see the milestone homer.

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