Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 6/20/13
Everth Cabrera has been a star at shortstop for the Padres When you look at the 2013 San Diego Padres you need to look no further than their emerging superstar shortstop, Everth Cabrera. Even though he recently landed on the disabled list with a wonky hamstring, Cabrera has been the key ingredient in the Padres success this season, success that nobody saw coming at the beginning of the season. Cabrera forms a nice young core for the Padres, especially around the infield with other potential studs, Yonder Alonso, Jedd Gyorko, and Chase Headley. The Padres also have guys like Cameron Maybin, Carlos Quentin, and Kyle Blanks, all of whom could have massive impacts on a ball game when playing to their potential. But ultimately, Cabrera has truly been the Padres spark plug in 2013. When looking at Cabrera’s stats through to his injury, he was certainly on pace to make a case for an all-star bid. He was batting .305 at the time of his injury, to go along with his minimal pop with 4 home r...
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