Miguel Cabrera News Archive
Cabrera (calf) is "a little ahead of schedule" in his progress toward a return, but there's still no timetable for him to begin a rehabilitation assignment, according to the Associated Press.
Manager Brad Ausmus said Monday that Cabrera (calf) could be ready to rejoin the Tigers by mid-August, James Schmehl of MLive.com reports.
Cabrera (calf) took part in light fielding drills Saturday, MLive.com reports. Regarding Cabrera's progress, manager Brad Ausmus was quoted as saying, "He's a ways from getting into a game. It's really kind of the first step. Getting out of the batter's box or trying to get a good jump on a groundball, that is more the issue."
Cabrera (calf) was treated with a platelet-rich plasma injection Thursday but is still expected to miss 6-to-8 weeks, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Cabrera has been diagnosed with a Grade 3 calf strain and is expected to be sidelined for six weeks, John Keating of FOX Sports Detroit reports.
The Tigers placed Cabrera (calf) on the 15-day disabled list Saturday.
Manager Brad Ausmus told James Schmehl of MLive.com that he's "not optimistic" that Cabrera will avoid landing on the disabled list.
Cabrera was diagnosed with a left calf strain and will undergo an MRI.
Cabrera was removed from Friday's game against the Blue Jays after suffering an apparent leg injury while running the bases, Barry Davis of Sportsnet reports.