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Grand Rapids Press 13 hours ago
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera expected to miss six weeks with Grade 3 calf strain

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera expected to miss six weeks with Grade 3 calf strain

Miguel Cabrera, the centerpiece in Detroits talent-packed offense, is expected to miss six weeks after being diagnosed with a Grade 3 strain in his left calf. DETROIT -- The news keeps getting worse for the Detroit Tigers. Miguel Cabrera, the centerpiece in Detroit's talent-packed offense, is expected to miss six weeks after being diagnosed with a Grade 3 strain in his left calf. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus made the announcement early Saturday -- a day after Cabrera suffered the leg injury in the fourth inning against Toronto. He was placed on the 15-day disabled...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 3, 2015
Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera will undergo MRI exam after exiting game with strain in left calf

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera will undergo MRI exam after exiting game with strain in left calf

Miguel Cabrera was removed from the game Friday night in the bottom of the fourth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays after suffering a left calf strain. DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera gave the Detroit Tigers a lead in the first inning. He gave them a scare in the fourth. Cabrera was removed from the game Friday night in the bottom of the fourth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays after suffering a left calf strain. Cabrera will undergo an MRI exam, the Tigers announced. His status is unclear. Cabrera led off the fourth inning with a single and came up limping on...
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago

Five internal candidates who could replace Miguel Cabrera at first base

The Tigers need a first baseman in light of the devastating news that Miguel Cabrera is expected to be sidelined until mid-August with a left calf injury. So who will be his replacement? Heres a list of five internal candidates who will be considered.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 4, 2015
Detroit Tigers awaiting second opinion on Miguel Cabrera, won't rule out stint on disabled list

Detroit Tigers awaiting second opinion on Miguel Cabrera, won't rule out stint on disabled list

The Tigers were awaiting a second opinion on the results of an MRI, but based on Brad Ausmus postgame comments, theres reason to be concerned about Miguel Cabrera. DETROIT -- Make no mistake about it, Miguel Cabrera has an abnormally high pain tolerance. He's played through a sports hernia, and he's played on a cracked foot. A 13-year veteran, Cabrera hasn't missed more than 14 games in a single season, and is widely viewed as one of the toughest players in Major League Baseball. So imagine Tigers manager Brad Ausmus' surprise when Cabrera signaled to Detroit's...
Grand Rapids Press 10 hours ago
Jefry Marte brings power bat, some flexibility to Detroit Tigers lineup

Jefry Marte brings power bat, some flexibility to Detroit Tigers lineup

Infielder Jefry Marte was called up from Triple-A Toledo on Saturday to replace the injured Miguel Cabrera, expected to miss six weeks with a Grade 3 calf sprain, and has some experience at first base. DETROIT -- The newest addition to the Detroit Tigers lineup brings a hot bat, athleticism and, perhaps most importantly, some flexibility in the infield at a time when it's needed most. Infielder Jefry Marte was called up from Triple-A Toledo on Saturday to replace the injured Miguel Cabrera, expected to miss six weeks with a Grade 3 calf sprain, and has some...
Baltimore Sun 11 hours ago

Cabrera likely to go on DL after Tigers top Jays 8-6

Miguel Cabrera's calf injury overshadowed Anibal Sanchez's no-hit bid for the Detroit Tigers.
Bless You Boys Jul 3, 2015

Tigers' Miguel Cabrera exits game with left calf strain, will undergo MRI

Cabrera pulled up while attempting to take second base in the fourth and was pulled from the game. DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera was pulled in the fourth inning after an apparent injury to his left leg on Friday night at Comerica Park. The Detroit Tigers later announced that Cabrera suffered a left calf strain and will undergo an MRI. Cabrera was 2-for-2 with an RBI up to that point. Following a leadoff single to start the fourth, Cabrera took off during Victor Martinez's at-bat. While the ball was fouled off, Cabrera suddenly pulled up lame, grabbing at his left calf and waved for the...
Bless You Boys 14 hours ago

Tigers place Miguel Cabrera on 15-day disabled list, call up Jefry Marte

Cabrera's timetable for return is still uncertain. The Detroit Tigers placed Miguel Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain Saturday morning, just hours after Cabrera left Friday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays in significant pain. Cabrera was running from first base to second when he pulled up suddenly. Limping visibly as he walked off the field, Cabrera underwent an MRI on his calf, but the results have not been reported at this time. Losing Cabrera is a serious blow to the Tigers, as he has put up MVP-caliber numbers this year. Cabrera is batting...
Bless You Boys 13 hours ago

Who will play 1st base with Miguel Cabrera on the disabled list?

In past years, Victor Martinez would have grabbed his glove. This year, the answer isn't so simple. After pulling up lame while running the bases in Friday night's win over the Toronto Blue Jays, Miguel Cabrera was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain. The Tigers are still waiting for a second opinion from Dr. Robert Anderson, but the initial prognosis is that Cabrera will be out for at least six weeks. Commence panicking... Now. Losing Cabrera is a big blow to a Tigers lineup that has already struggled to score runs this year, but the timing of his injury really...
Bless You Boys 12 hours ago

Could the Tigers be sellers at the trade deadline with Miguel Cabrera sidelined?

With Miguel Cabrera on the disabled list for six weeks and the Tigers looking up at the Royals and Twins in the AL Central, could they start looking towards 2016? It has been a long time since the Detroit Tigers were considered sellers at the July trade deadline. The team has been contending at the end of July, with a .500 record or better every season for the past 10 years. Only once in that span has the team made deadline deals that did not improve their chances of winning that season. With Miguel Cabrera out of action for the next several weeks, the playoff picture got considerably...
The Detroit Tiger Weblog 12 hours ago

Game 2015.80: Blue Jays at Tigers

The diagnosis is in: Miguel Cabrera has a grade 3 calf strain, and is expected to miss 6 weeks. The good news is that Cabrera has no achilles damage and won’t require surgery; the bad newses are most of the summer without Cabrera and no real Plan B to replace him. The Tigers have called […]
Grand Rapids Press 14 hours ago
Detroit Tigers lineup: Alex Avila gets his first career start at first base in place of injured Miguel Cabrera

Detroit Tigers lineup: Alex Avila gets his first career start at first base in place of injured Miguel Cabrera

Alex Avila, who was activated from the disabled list Friday, was needed at first base after the Tigers placed Miguel Cabrera on the disabled list early Saturday with a left calf strain. DETROIT -- With Miguel Cabrera sidelined, the Detroit Tigers will turn to Alex Avila today to fill his spot at first base. For the first time in his career, Avila will start at first base as the Tigers continue a three-game weekend set against the Toronto Blue Jays. Avila, who was activated from the disabled list Friday, was needed at first base after the Tigers placed Cabrera on...
Grand Rapids Press 7 hours ago
Tigers 8, Blue Jays 3: J.D. Martinez homers again, David Price shines in wake of Miguel Cabrera injury

Tigers 8, Blue Jays 3: J.D. Martinez homers again, David Price shines in wake of Miguel Cabrera injury

Backed by J.D. Martinezs team-high 22nd home run, David Price threw seven sharp innings of one-run ball to lead Detroit to an 8-3 win over the Blue Jays at Comerica Park. DETROIT -- No Miguel Cabrera, no problem. When news broke early Saturday that Cabrera would be sidelined for six weeks, Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus made it clear to a group of reporters that other big-name players would need to step up to fill the nine-time All-Star's shoes. David Price and J.D. Martinez answered the challenge Saturday afternoon. Backed by Martinez's team-high 22nd home...
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago
Detroit Tigers react to Miguel Cabrera's injury: 'I don't think anyone is going to feel sorry for us'

Detroit Tigers react to Miguel Cabrera's injury: 'I don't think anyone is going to feel sorry for us'

A half-dozen Tigers players, as well as manager Brad Ausmus, spoke about the devastating injury to Miguel Cabrera, and the impact itll leave on the ballclub.   DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers aren't just a different team without Miguel Cabrera. They a worse team without Cabrera. And with the nine-time All-Star sidelined for six weeks, they'll have a significantly harder time scoring runs and winning games. But they made it clear Saturday that they're not going to wave the white flag. In wake of Cabrera's injury, the Tigers busted out 13 hits, and offered David...

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