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MLB Injury News:
Detroit Tigers' third baseman Miguel Cabrera was held out of tonight's game against the Chicago White Sox with hip soreness after aggravating the flexor muscle last night.
As reported by Joey Nowak of MLB.com,
"The reigning American League MVP left in the bottom of the fifth inning
of Monday's game after scoring gingerly from second base on a Victor
Martinez RBI single. He had a conversation with head athletic trainer
Kevin Rand in the dugout before taking his position in the field, where
he looked uncomfortable for two batters -- Adam Dunn singled past him in
the first at-bat of the inning -- before leaving."
" He's not playing. I'll leave it at that," Tigers manager Jim Leyland
said. "He's not playing tonight. That's all I can tell you."
The injury has been a nagging one for Cabrera, but he's always been able to play through injury. He's played in at least 150 games per season since his rookie year in 2003.
Cabrera, who lead the league in home runs, runs batted in and batting average last season, is batting .358 with 31 home runs and 96 runs batted in this season in 97 games. For his career, Cabrera has a .321 average with 352 home runs and 1,219 runs batted in.
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Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera sat out of Tuesday night's game against the Chicago White Sox due to a hip problem. However, that didn't stop Miggy from having fun in the dugout during his day off.
Cabrera was seen trying to share a fig snack with teammate Brayan Pena during the second inning. When Pena politely refused...
On his path to a second straight AL Triple Crown, perhaps only an injury can keep him from reaching it. Well, Miguel Cabrera was removed from Monday night's game with a leg injury.
UPDATE: Cabrera has reportedly suffered a hip injury.
The Detroit Tigers lost Miguel Cabrera early during their matchup with the Chicago White Sox last night, and they now hope he isn't lost for much longer. Cabrera appeared to hurt his hip or leg in the fifth inning, but he remained in the game. After trying to make a play in the bottom of the inning, Cabrera walked off the field and did not return.
Chris Iott of MLive...
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera is currently out with a hip-flexor and he needed a way to entertain himself in the dugout. Rather than watch the game or just hang out, he decided to try and force-feed Brayan Pena. Obviously Pena is not a fan of Fig Newtons. [Deadspin]
Reigning American League MVP Miguel Cabrera is not in the Detroit Tigers' lineup for the third straight game Thursday against the Chicago White Sox.
The Tigers third baseman, who was baseball's first Triple Crown winner in 45 years last season, left Monday's game in the bottom of the fifth inning with a left hip flexor injury. Detroit manager Jim Leyland gave no update...
CHICAGO (AP) -- Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera is not in the lineup for the second straight night against the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
Cabrera, the reigning AL MVP who was baseball's first Triple Crown winner in 45 years, left Monday's game in the bottom of the fifth inning with a left hip flexor injury.
Detroit manager Jim Leyland gave no update on...
The Detroit Tigers were without third baseman Miguel Cabrera last night, and manager Jim Leyland told reporters -- including Joey Nowak of MLB.com -- that he doubts "very much" that the slugger will play today. In fact, there is a chance that Cabrera misses the remainder of the Tigers' series against the White Sox.
Leyland said that he's not sure if Cabrera...
Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera is out of Detroit's lineup for a fourth straight game because of an injured left hip.
Trainer Kevin Rand says the reigning Triple Crown winner is improving but needs a little more time to recover. The third baseman is hitting a major league-best .358 with 31 home runs and 96 RBIs.
Outfielder Torii Hunter also was scratched from Detroit's lineup...
The Detroit Tigers could be without Miguel Cabrera for the next handful of games but all signs point to star avoiding the disabled list.
Cabrera, 30, is having another fine season with 30 home runs and 96 RBI through 96 games.
In the top of the fifth inning of Monday’s game Cabrera injured his hip while running the bases. The Tigers could keep him out of action for a few days.
Traditionally, sunflower seeds and bubble gum are the foodstuffs of choice in major league dugouts. But sometimes, other munchies will be made available. Apparently, a mom of one of the players on the Detroit Tigers roster packed a special snack and sent it along with their special little baseball-playing boy before he headed to the [...]The post Miguel Cabrera attempts to force...
They missed him, but they didn’t
Miguel Cabrera doesn’t have to sit out many games, The Tigers, of course, are thankful for that.
But it’s not as if they go belly-up whenever he is just an observer, which was the case with his sore left hip flexor muscle on Tuesday night.
Proving that any game without Cabrera can be won if your starting pitcher is sharp and the other team...
The Tigers won a game, but lost a gamer Monday night.
Unless he has a bionic hip.
With Max Scherzer bouncing back from his first defeat to improve to 14-1 on the season, they beat the Chicago White Sox, 7-3, at U.S. Cellular Field.
A red-hot Victor Martinez had four hits and drove in three runs in the victory. He’s now hitting .425 for July.
During the game, though, Tigers’...
When the Tigers starters are pitching this way and their opponent is the cellar-dwelling Chicago White Sox, it's a little easier to live without Miguel Cabrera.
The Tigers defeated the White Sox 6-2 Wednesday night, their fourth straight victory, third straight in Chicago and second straight without Cabrera.
Cabrera missed his second straight game with a sore left hip flexor...
The Detroit Tigers are all about making sure their teammates are well fed. Anibal Sanchez has been seen feeding Max Scherzer seeds, and last night Miguel Cabrera was caught trying to force feed Brayan Pena a Fig Newton. But Pena's nipples were not very excited for Cabrera's cookie. Bad catcher! Cabrera would wind up eating it.
Video is below via MLB.com [H/T Sportress...