Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 8/31/13
By STEVE KORNACKIFOXSportsDetroit.com DETROIT -- Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera, who left Friday's game early, on Saturday wasn't in the starting lineup for the first time since Aug. 3. He aggravated his abdominal-wall injury Friday and was classified as day-to-day by Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski. Cabrera missed his first game of the season on July 3. He later missed four games, July 23-26, and three games, July 31-Aug. 3. The abdominal strain also causes problems with Cabreras hip flexor. He bruised his left knee and shin by fouling off two pitches from Mariano Rivera on Aug. 9, when he recovered to hit a game-tying homer off the New York Yankees closer. However, those bruises no longer are issues. The abdominal injury wont go away, though. Tigers head athletic trainer Kevin Rand said playing Cabrera is no threat to structural damage, but said it makes the healing process slower. Our primary concern with Miguel Cabrera is getting him healthy, said Dombrowski,...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Big Ten coaches opposed to 9-game conference schedule

Winners and losers of the 2015 MLB trade deadline

Jordan Hill arrested for reckless driving, caught doing 107 mph

Diamondbacks GM: Padres wanted Goldschmidt for Kimbrel

'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dead at 61


Mets acquire Yoenis Cespedes from Tigers

Sheldon Richardson escapes felony charges for recent arrest

Lawyer who litigated against NFL: Brady plays every game

Cowboys should sign interested RB Steven Jackson

Jameis Winston confirmed as Buccaneers starting QB

Russell Wilson contract increases likelihood of change

RB signed by Chiefs day after tweeting them highlight video

Evgeni Malkin had real penguins at his birthday party

Pirates do Pirates at deadline: Neat little moves

Jonathan Papelbon thinks he became ‘scapegoat’ for Phillies

Padres don’t sell at trade deadline, reportedly because AJ Preller still believes in team

First photos of Jason Pierre-Paul’s injured hand emerge

Stop kvetching about Notre Dame, please

Rebuttal banner supporting Tom Brady flies over Pats practice

Ranking the NFL’s 32 head coaches

LeSean McCoy cancels party, but it wasn't some 'weird orgy'

Redskins making huge mistake by signing Junior Galette

New Blue Jay David Price got a flat tire on his way to Toronto

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Winners and losers of the 2015 MLB trade deadline

Pirates do Pirates at deadline: Neat little moves

Mets acquire Cespedes from Tigers

Ranking the NFL’s 32 head coaches

Five worst baseball trades since 2000

Examining the state of the NFL

Puig: Broke out of slump by playing baseball video games

Braves dump risk, exchange it for risk

David Price traded to Blue Jays

The indefensible Hulk Hogan

Cole Hamels chose Rangers over Astros

Can Preller fix the mess in San Diego?

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker