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Tigers move Cabrera to first base, Guillen to third

Updated: April 23, 2008, 1:55 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera's tenure as the Detroit Tigers' third baseman lasted three weeks.

A month after signing Cabrera to a $152.3 million, eight-year contract, the Tigers announced Tuesday night that he would be moving to first base. Carlos Guillen, an All-Star shortstop last season, will move from first base to third.

"We think, at this particular time, this gives us a better team," Tigers manager Jim Leyland said after a 10-2 win over Texas.

Leyland declined to ...

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