Found August 04, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
A day after being scratched from the Detroit Tigers’ lineup due to lingering injury issues, Miguel Cabrera was once again sidelined last night. Manager Jim Leyland wouldn’t expand on Cabrera’s status, only telling reporters – including Jason Beck of MLB.com – that the third baseman wasn’t available Saturday. Cabrera wasn’t on the field yesterday for pregame batting practice or other drills before last night’s contest against the Chicago White Sox. The slugger has been hampered by lingering injuries to his abdominal area and hip flexor. Cabrera aggravated his hip injury during Tuesday’s contest against the Philadelphia Phillies, forcing him to exit the game following the seventh inning. He hasn’t rejoined Detroit’s lineup since, as he continues to deal with the lingering ailments. To replace Cabrera, the Tigers used recently acquired youngster Jose Iglesias at third base, while left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo hit third in Detroit’s lineup. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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