Now that the season has come and gone, and with several questions floating in the air about what was wrong with Detroit Tigers superstar third baseman Miguel Cabrera for the last several weeks of the season, it turns out that he had been suffering from a groin tear as well as an abdominal strain.
“If somebody would have said to us, put him on the DL for a couple weeks and he’ll be better, we would have put him on the DL.”
Cabrera will be visiting Dr. William Meyers soon to see if surgery is required for the groin injury. If it is, Dombrowski believes that his third baseman will still be fully healed by the start of Spring Training. He further went on to say, “If somebody would have said to us, put him on the DL for a couple weeks and he’ll be better, we would have put him on the DL.”
While I am not a doctor, nor will I pretend to be even close to understanding the Grades of groin tears, Jason Beck of MLB.com has speculated that it is being considered a Grade 3 groin injury and th...