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Miguel Cabrera Bless You Boys 16 hours ago

Miguel Cabrera, Alex Avila sit out for Friday workouts

Miguel Cabrera's foot is "cranky" and Alex Avila has a case of the day-to-day's. Meanwhile, Jose Iglesias is "full go, really." LAKELAND — It's nothing to be concerned about, especially since it seems to be a yearly tradition for Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila. Both he and Miguel Cabrera did not participate in workouts on Friday, but manager Brad Ausmus isn't concerned with either player. Avila was held out of team activities for back tightness and is listed as day-to-day. But as anyone knows, Avila is more or less tied to that status no matter what time of the year it is. During the...
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Miguel Cabrera Grand Rapids Press Feb 26, 2015

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera making progress, could start taking ground balls this weekend

Cabrera is cleared to hit on the fields against a batting practice pitcher, but not against Tigers pitchers. So far, he has been hitting in the batting cages. LAKELAND, Fla. -- Miguel Cabrera is playing catch. He is hitting in the batting cages. And it won't be long before he starts taking ground balls. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Cabrera ran on the AlterG treadmill Wednesday at 65 percent of his body weight with a slight incline for 20 minutes. "He felt good," Ausmus said. "He hit. He threw. Once he can reaches 80 percent of body weight on the...

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