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Sun Sep 2403:451B Miguel Cabrera taken out of Saturday night's game after first...
1B Miguel Cabrera was taken out of Saturday night's game after the first inning when his lower back tightened up again. He is doubtful to play Sunday. "He's probably going to get an MRI Sunday," manager Brad Ausmus said. "I'd be surprised if he plays, especially with the off-day following that." Cabrera blooped a single near the right field foul line but it appeared the injury happened when he stretch out in a vain attempt to catch 3B Jeimer Candelario's wild throw on a bunt single by 2B Brian Dozier leading off the game.
Fri Sep 2204:381B Miguel Cabrera returned to first base Thursday night after se...
1B Miguel Cabrera returned to first base Thursday night after serving as Detroit's designated hitter during the Tigers' three-game series with the Athletics. He was 1-for-2 with a walk before being removed for a pinch-hitter in the eighth. Lower back stiffness caused Cabrera to miss last Sunday's game. He is expected to be in the lineup Friday.
Tue Sep 1904:111B Miguel Cabrera served as designated hitter
1B Miguel Cabrera served as the designated hitter. He went hitless in five at-bats, dropping his season average to .245. He missed Sunday's game with lower back stiffness. Cabrera has been nagged by back issues much of the season but he hasn't required an MRI recently, manager Brad Ausmus said.
Mon Sep 1805:241B Miguel Cabrera, removed from Saturday game after four innings...
1B Miguel Cabrera, removed from the Saturday game after four innings with back stiffness, did not play Sunday. "He doesn't want to sit down, clearly," manager Brad Ausmus said. "He wants to play. He's always tried to play through even bad injuries. The back has flared up more frequently. But this is going to be an issue the rest of his career." Expect Cabrera to return to the starting lineup Monday against Oakland.
Sun Sep 1705:221B Miguel Cabrera left game after four innings when lower back t...
1B Miguel Cabrera left the game after four innings when his lower back tightened up on him. He was replaced by C/1B John Hicks. Cabrera has been plagued by back problems since spring training. "All that standing around on defense is tough for him," manager Brad Ausmus said. "It started to tighten up in the first couple innings."
Sun Sep 1005:091B Miguel Cabrera returned from six-game suspension Saturday and...
1B Miguel Cabrera returned from a six-game suspension Saturday and hit a two-run homer in the first inning in the 5-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. Cabrera was suspended for his part in brawl with the New York Yankees. "Getting six games off would allow the body to refresh itself," manager Brad Ausmus said. "In typical Miggy fashion, first at-bat he hits a home run." The homer was No. 461, tying him with 3B Adrian Beltre for 37th on the all-time list.
Sun Sep 306:261B Miguel Cabrera had suspension reduced from seven games to six...
1B Miguel Cabrera had his suspension reduced from seven games to six Saturday and the Tigers announced he would begin serving it immediately. Cabrera thus was not in the lineup Saturday for Detroit's late-afternoon game against Cleveland. He was 0-for-3 in Friday night's second game.
Thu Aug 3104:211B Miguel Cabrera did not start for second straight day due to l...
1B Miguel Cabrera did not start for the second straight day due to lower back tightness, which caused him to be removed from Monday's game. However, Cabrera came up as a pinch hitter in the eighth with no outs and the bases loaded. He grounded into a double play, which netted a run and increased Detroit's lead to 6-1 in what became a 6-2 victory.
Wed Aug 3004:041B Miguel Cabrera did not play due to lower back tightness, whic...
1B Miguel Cabrera did not play due to lower back tightness, which caused him to be removed from Monday's game in the fifth inning. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said, "He's still a littlesore. He's probably not going to play today or tomorrow and give him the off day (Thursday). We'll see how he is tomorrow. If he comes in and says, 'I feel great,' he might go out. He told me yesterday it didn't bother him swinging, it was more standing around on defense. It started in the WBC, so it's reared its head a number of times. Quite frankly, I think he's going to probably deal with it the rest of his career -- the back issues arriving at times. I had the same issues the last 10 years of my career."
Tue Aug 2903:121B Miguel Cabrera removed from game with lower back tightness, s...
1B Miguel Cabrera was removed from the game with lower back tightness, something he has been dealing with throughout the season. The plodding early pace of the game contributed to Cabrera's back condition. Manager Brad Ausmus said, "Quite frankly, I think it was all the standing around early in the game. His back started to tighten up on him. He said he was able to hit, but in order to hit, he'd have to go stand out at first base again so we let him hit that one at-bat (in the fifth) and made the change."
Sun Aug 2705:201B Miguel Cabrera hit 14th home run of season off White Sox LHP ...
1B Miguel Cabrera hit his 14th home run of the season off White Sox LHP Carlos Rodon on Saturday. It was his first home run since July 28against Houston. He also snapped an 0-for-12 hitless streak.
Sat Aug 2604:551B Miguel Cabrera issued seven-game suspension for role in bench...
1B Miguel Cabrera was issued a seven-game suspension for his role in a benches-clearing brawl against the New York Yankees on Thursday. Cabrera received the longest ban among those suspended for their actions in the fight. Cabrera, who is appealing the ruling, went 0-for-4 Friday in the first of a three-game series against the Detroit Tigers.
Sat Aug 2604:541B Miguel Cabrera handed seven-game suspension due to inciting b...
1B Miguel Cabrera was handed a seven-game suspension due to inciting the bench-clearing brawl during Thursday's game against the visiting New York Yankees.
Fri Aug 2503:131B Miguel Cabrera ejected after benches-clearing brawl on Thursd...
1B Miguel Cabrera was ejected after a benches-clearing brawl on Thursday. Yankees manager Joe Girardi and relief pitcher Tommy Kahnle had just been ejected after Kahnle threw a pitch behind Cabrera in the sixth. After reliever Aroldis Chapman finished his warmup pitches, Cabrera approached the plate and exchanged words with Yankees catcher Austin Romine. Romine removed his mask and Cabrera shoved him with both hands and then threw punches while Romine wrestled him to the ground. It was Cabrera's ninth career ejection.
Sat Aug 1904:321B Miguel Cabrera might be perking up bit at plate
1B Miguel Cabrera might be perking up a bit at the plate. Cabrera, while still not showing his old confidence at the plate all the time, lined an RBI double to center in the first and hit a sharp single in the ninth Friday night during Detroit's 8-5 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. He struck out twice on breaking balls by LHP Rich Hill of the Dodgers, though.
Wed Aug 1607:091B Miguel Cabrera back in lineup in Detroit's 10-4 loss to Texas...
1B Miguel Cabrera was back in the lineup in Detroit's 10-4 loss to Texas on Tuesday and went 0-for-3 with a walk. Entering the game, Cabrera was a .462 hitter against Texas' starter, RHP A.J. Griffin. Cabrera had taken two days off to nurse a stiff back, but he sent manager Brad Ausmus a lunchtime text to say he was ready.
Mon Aug 1402:241B Miguel Cabrera, who taken out of Saturday night's game after ...
1B Miguel Cabrera, who was taken out of Saturday night's game after six innings with lower back tightness, did not start Sunday as a precaution. Manager Brad Ausmus waited until Cabrera reported to the park before talking to him. Ausmus said Saturday night the tightness was in the right side of Cabrera's back, the opposite of where it has bothered him all season.
Mon Aug 702:091B Miguel Cabrera got day off in series finale against Baltimore...
1B Miguel Cabrera got the day off in the series finale against Baltimore on Sunday. Cabrera went 2-for-9 with two RBIs and three walks in the prior three games. "Usually I give the lineup to the guys the night before," manager Brad Ausmus said about breaking the news to Cabrera. "Text it out to them."
Sun Aug 603:541B Miguel Cabrera reached base safely in all four of plate apper...
1B Miguel Cabrera reached base safely in all four of his plate apperances in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. He walked three times before hitting a single in the eighth inning. It marked the fifth time this season he has reached base at least four times. It also was the first time he had walked three times in a game this season. He had not done that since July 3, 2016 in Tampa Bay.
Mon Jul 3103:051B Miguel Cabrera continues to move up career statistical lists ...
1B Miguel Cabrera continues to move up the career statistical lists into the company of elite players. Cabrera, though not having what for him is seen as a good season, collected two hits Sunday to tie new Hall of Famer Tim Raines for 79th place on the all-time hit list at 2,605. He had an RBI double and scored a run in the two-run fifth that expanded Detroit's lead to 3-0. A good sign for Cabrera is that he's back to pulling the ball again. He hit a home run to left Friday night and both of his hits Sunday were off the left field wall, the double to extreme left. Opposing outfielders have been shifting toward right on him recently because he hits the ball the other way so often. "He looks a little bit better lately," manager Brad Ausmus said. "It's been starting with a couple days of batting practice in which I think his bat was a little more lively. He's got a little more whip in his bat."
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