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Jason Castro

Keuchel, Astros spoil Cabrera's return to Tigers lineup

HOUSTON Miguel Cabrera likes to hit. He wants to hit. But in his first game off the disabled list tonight against the Astros, he didn't get a hit. He struck out swinging in his first at-bat and was walked by left-hander Dallas Keuchel one of the American League's toughest pitchers to hit in his second at-bat, then tossed his tool behind his back towards the visitor's dugout in a way only Cabrera can. And the Tigers' superstar first baseman in his first game since being activated from the 15-day disabled list with a Grade 3 left calf strain wasn't the only one that didn't hit in the series opener at Minute Maid Park. With starting pitcher Alfredo Simon tripped...