Jim Rice Impressed by Miguel Cabrera’s Ability to Stay Healthy, Produce Consistently in Triple Crown Season


Miguel Cabrera did it.

It took 45 years, but we finally have a slugger who was able to capture baseball's elusive Triple Crown, something that hadn't been done since Boston's Carl Yastrzemski accomplished the feat in 1967.

Earning a Triple Crown requires not only a great deal of consistency, but the ability to stay healthy, which is something that seems to be harder and harder for players to accomplish nowadays. Cabrera was able to suit up for 161 games, though, while batting .330 with 44 home runs and 139 RBIs.

NESN's Jim Rice, who was one of the American League's most feared sluggers during his playing days, is among those very impressed with Cabrera's season. Check out the video above to hear his comments.

Aetna Strikeouts for A Cause

For every strikeout by a Red Sox pitcher at Fenway Park in June, Aetna will donate $250 to Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. Through June 25, the donation mark stands at $30,000.

Through their continued efforts in the local community, Aetna is helping to build a healthier world -- one city and one strikeout at a time.

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