With Cabrera dealing with an ankle injury, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus announced Thursday that the team will rotate Cabrera and usual designated hitter Victor Martinez at first base.
Cabrera, playing in the second game of Saturday’s day-night doubleheader, pulled up lame after being thrown out at first.
That most likely isn’t what manager Brad Ausmus wants to see, knowing that Cabrera is already slightly injured.
Ausmus said earlier this season that most of the time he gives players the benefit of the doubt when they want to play through injuries.
Another day and another Detroit Tigers player has done the Ice Bucket Challenge.
Most of the time, the figures don’t really resemble the players very much, but this time it went too far.
Let’s take a look at the five faces of Major League Baseball when the post-Jeter era begins in November.
In the two games the Tigers have lost this series, Detroit has managed just two runs total.
The players also comment on Prince Fielder’s infamous nude ESPN cover.
Cabrera entered the All-Star break with a .306 batting average, .534 slugging percentage, 34 doubles and 14 home runs.