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David Samson: Miguel Cabrera 'always wanted to come back to Miami'

David Samson: Miguel Cabrera 'always wanted to come back to Miami'
Miguel Cabrera has spent 11 seasons in Detroit, but was with the Marlins his first five years in the majors. (Rob Tringali / MLB Photos via Getty Images)

CBS Sports HQ MLB analyst and former Marlins president David Samson said Thursday that future Hall of Famer Miguel Cabrera, who began his career with the Florida Marlins, ‘always wanted to come back to Miami,’ but the reunion never happened because of the team’s payroll constraints.

Cabrera began his career with the Marlins in 2003 as a 20-year-old and was a key component in that year’s World Series championship run.

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Cabrera was traded to Detroit after the 2007 season and is in his 11th season with the Tigers. He has a .317 career batting average and has hit 465 home runs.

To read the full report and see Samson make his comments, click here for cbssports.com.

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