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Miguel Cabrera says he'll move to 3B

Updated: January 25, 2012, 8:10 PM ET
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Miguel Cabrera told a Venezuelan newspaper that he's moving to third base to accommodate the Detroit Tigers' newest slugger, first baseman Prince Fielder.

"It was something we were talking [about at the Tigers'] fan fest [last week]. Return to third base, that is my natural position," Cabrera told Lider en Deportes. "Fielder's arrival will benefit us."

Fielder on Tuesday agreed to a nine-year, $214 million contract with the Tigers, a source told ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick.

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