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Nationals Injury Update: Asdrubal Cabrera exits early

After going 2 for 3 with a walk, RBI and run scored, Washington Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera was taken out of Sunday's 14-6 victory over the San Francisco Giants when he experienced right ribcage tightness, reports Daniel Popper of He was replaced by Danny Espinosa, who went 2 for 2 with a homer.The win put the Nationals eight games over the Atlanta...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Asdrubal Cabrera's incredible behind-the-back flip (Video)

Among the highights of Walk-off Weekend for the Nats: Asdrubal Cabrera's incredible behind-the-back flip to Ian Desmond to start a double play in the top of the 8th inning on Sunday. Video above, enjoy it over and over again. Meanwhile, it seems Nats fans (on Twitter) are still trying to settle on a nickname for Cabrera. We're not sure he'd be thrilled with "ASSCAB...
Via Nationals Enquirer
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Asdrubal Cabrera’s behind-the-back throw to start double play

Your browser does not support iframes. Asdrubal Cabrera is proving to be a great pickup by Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo. Cabrera has fit right in at second base next to Ian Desmond. He has made a series of web gem plays, but none may have been more impressive than his behind-the-back throw to Desmond to start a 4-6-3 double play in the eighth inning. Cabrera was able to get...
Via KCM Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cabrera starts a nifty double play

Sunday, in the top of the eighth in the Washington-Pittsburgh game, Neil Walker was on first with no out. Washington has just taken a 4-2 lead the previous half-inning. Russell Martin came to the plate, and hit a grounder up the middle…     Seriously, Asdrubal Cabrera? Mercy. #webgem — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) August 17, 2014     Smooth. Real...
Via DC Sports-Kings
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Asdrubal Cabrera's running catch into the stands (Video)

Up above, video of Asdrubal Cabrera's fantastic running catch/fall into the stands on a foul popup by Curtis Granderson to start the 8th inning last night. Best of all - he wasn't injured on the play: "I'm just looking for the ball. I know the wall was little, not too high. I just try to get the ball and make the out." (Asdrubal Cabrera, via
Via Nationals Enquirer
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals acquire Matt Thornton

The Washington Nationals filled their infield need at the trade deadline by adding Asdrubal Cabrera, however questions remained in the struggling Washington bullpen. Mike Rizzo attempted to improve the bullpen on Tuesday afternoon by claiming Thornton on waivers from the New York Yankees. Thanks to the Yankees need for financial and roster flexibility, he was made available after...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Evaluating the deadline moves

While many potential trades were rumored, and others were explored by General Manager Mike Rizzo, the Washington Nationals remained relatively quiet at the trade deadline. Washington made only one trade, acquiring Asdrubal Cabrera from the Cleveland Indians. The next couple of months will tell if the addition of Cabrera is enough to propel the Nationals into World Series contention...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Rumors: Baltimore tried to acquire Asdrubal Cabrera before deadline

The Baltimore Orioles sit in first place in the American League East with a record of 61-48, two and a half games ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays. At 11th in the league in runs scored and 13th in pitching, the Orioles are looking to improve in both areas for the stretch run the final two months of the season. Despite showing interest, one player the Orioles missed out on is Asdrubal...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians trade Asdrubal Cabrera, Sell at Deadline

Asdrubal Cabrera became the second Cleveland Indian moved before the MLB trading deadline on Thursday afternoon. Cleveland shipped their veteran shortstop off to the Washington Nationals in return for shortstop Zach Walters. Cabrera joins starting pitcher Justin Masterson in being shipped out of Cleveland prior to the deadline. Both Masterson and Cabrera have expiring contracts at...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cabrera for Walters....was it worth it?

Asdrubal Cabrera was a guy who everyone knew would be traded. His expiring deal and the Indians depth at shortstop made it pretty clear he would end the season with another team. Indians fans grew to dislike Asdrubal over the years. It got to the point where fans could not see the value in him despite what the numbers showed. Is Asdrubal a great player? No. He isn’t really a good...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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