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Edwar Cabrera, LHP Colorado | Placed on the 60-day disabled list in mid-February with shoulder impingement, Cabrera is now targeting an early June return to action (missed his original eligibility date). The 25-year old had a legit opportunity to earn a rotation spot out of spring training prior to the injury, this despite getting shelled in his two introductory big league starts in 2012: pitching in rough venues (Coors versus Washington and at Arizona) he allowed seven earned runs in 5 2/3 innings, walked seven, and 42.9% of his fly balls left the yard.
Cabrera and his trademark changeup wiped out the competition in his first four minor league campaigns, striking out 495 in 371 1/3 IP between the Dominican Summer League and Advanced A California. Last season he held opponents to a .195 BAA between AA Texas and AAA PCL and earned himself a Futures Game invite.
At 6’0 175 he doesn’t possess the prototype pitchers build or use his lower half to genera...