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Will Miguel Cabrera reach 3000 hits?



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Out of all the players in the history of the MLB, there are not many players I have been more interested in than Miguel, Suzuki being one that I always loved watching. I tracked Ichiro in his chase and eventual surpassing of 3000 hits. Now I find myself doing the same for Cabrera. But it seems that, at 37, and 2817 hits, he might fall short? Especially considering the shortened season this year and his very slow start over the first 5 games (.111 batting average in a DH roll).

Does he hit 3000 hits with ease? Barely? Or just miss it? It is a pity because, had it not been for nagging injury issues from the last three seasons: 2017, 18 and 19, we would not even be having this discussion and he'd probably already be at 3000, if not knocking on the door and ready to surpass that mark even in this short season. But injuries in the past 3 seasons leads me to believe he is winding down and does not have much time left...

Furthermore, he surely has a case for the hall of fame, regardless, no? I mean, he is a shoo-in, no? (Just like Ichiro)
 
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Miggy is in, without a doubt as he was dominant for a time, unlike guys like Rolen, Grich, Whitaker, Lofton, Nettles, etc. who compiled good WAR numbers but were never MVPs, let alone multiple times.
 
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I think he still gets 3000 pretty easily, he has 4 years left on his contract so only needs to average 45 hits a year over that span. And that should be possible this year and the full seasons. But he's a lock for the HOF
 

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