Found June 19, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
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The San Diego Padres hoped Everth Cabrera's hamstring strain was mild enough that he could avoid the DL.  He has been a catalyst for this team's success and they did not want to lose him for an extended period of time.  Unfortunately, the injury is bad enough that the team will place Cabrera on the DL today. According to Corey Brock of MLB.com, the Padres plan to place Cabrera on the DL.  The move will likely be made retroactively since they gave it some time to see if he could heal without a disabled list stint. Sounds like #Padres SS Everth Cabrera (mild strain, left hamstring) will go on the DL tomorrow. Move will be official then. — Corey Brock (@FollowThePadres) June 19, 2013 Cabrera suffered the injury a couple games ago and it was thought he would immediately be place on the DL.  However, the hamstring strain was described as mild when he was evaluated, so the team held out hope for a quick recovery. Blogging for Susie Cabrera is hitting .305/.382/.418 this season.  He has 31 stolen bases to lead the National League.  Cabrera finished 2012 with the NL lead in stolen bases as well.  He has helped spark the Padres on numerous occasions.  Whether it be with his bat, his speed, or his defense, Cabrera has been a big part of the Padres recent run to get over .500.  Now, they will have to battle without him. San Diego is one game over .500 on the season.  They finish up a three-game series with the Giants tonight.  The Padres find themselves two games behind the first place Diamondbacks entering play today. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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