Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera, who has lost some popularity among fans since his days as a Triple Crown winner, is pushing back on a Flordia judge's order to pay $20,000 a month in child support to his ex-mistress.
Cabrera, in court records, insists the payment is excessive and amounts to palimony, Tresa Baldas of the Detroit Free Press reports. So, the judge has decided to reconsider the amount.
Cabrera was ordered to pay the money to ex-mistress Belkis Rodriguez $20,000 a month for the two children he fathered. He has also been ordered to pay off her nearly $1-million home in Orlando by this summer, pay for the children's private education, health care and entertainment, including annual Disney World passes, the Freep reports.
Cabrera, now 35, was batting a respectable .299 last season when he was injured and never returned to play. He's expected to return this season. He'll earn $30 million this year.