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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
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
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.
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