Cabrera says he has these numbers because of Boesch and Ordonez

No one has won a Triple Crown in 43 years — the last of course, belonging to Carl Yastremski, Miguel Cabrera has given himself a chance, but like everyone else who has tried, he faces long odds.

Cabrera, the Tigers’ cleanup hitter, has had rookie Brennan Boesch behind him.

“I have two guys, Magglio and Boesch, who are having good years,” Cabrera said at the All-Star Game.” So it’s why I have these numbers. These guys help me a lot.I see better pitches.I see good pitches to hit, and I see a lot of guys on base.”