Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers vows to play in 2023: “I’m coming straight over here,”

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NEW Fox News articles can now be heard on audio! Miguel Cabrera made the announcement that he will return in 2023 just a day after telling the Detroit Free Press that he didn’t “feel good” and scaring fans that he would retire after this year.

“There is no way I’m quitting. I’ll be right here next year,” he said.

The Tigers great wanted to finish out his contract, telling the Detroit Free Press last year that he would only play for “two more years, that’s it.”

“I suggest another two years. That’s plenty, I believe. If I succeed, I’ll be content to play in the major leagues for 20 years. I’m grateful that God has given me this chance. After two more years, I’m done “Cabrera stated in the year 2021.

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Miguel Cabrera reacts on first base after his 3,000th career hit during the first inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Colorado Rockies, Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Detroit.

On April 23, 2022, in Detroit, the first inning of the first game of a doubleheader between the Detroit Tigers and the Colorado Rockies saw Detroit Tigers designated hitter Miguel Cabrera record his 3,000th career hit. Carlos Osorio for AP Photos

Along with Albert Pujols, who will retire at the end of the season, Cabrera was chosen as a “special All Star pick” by MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred this year. He received his 12th All-Star nod.

The future Hall of Famer became the eighth player in baseball history to amass 3,000 hits and 500 home runs when he hit his 3,000th hit back in April.

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a solo home run against the Boston Red Sox in the second inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021.

In the second inning of a baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, Miguel Cabrera smashes a solo home run.

He won the Triple Crown in 2012 and is a two-time MVP, four-time batting champion, seven-time Silver Slugger, and won a World Series with the former Florida Marlins.

He was the first baseball player since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967 to complete the Triple Crown.

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera plays during a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, in Detroit. On Sunday, March 13, 2022, Cabrera showed up for the start of his 20th spring training camp in the majors, his 15th with the Detroit Tigers.

On Saturday, August 28, 2021, in Detroit, a baseball game is played with Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers playing. Cabrera arrived for the opening of his 15th spring training camp with the Detroit Tigers on Sunday, March 13, 2022, marking his 20th spring training camp overall. (AP Photo/File: Carlos Osorio)

Cabrera will make $32 million next season. and has mutual options for 2024 and 2025.

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