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Miguel Cairo | Third Baseman

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (40) / 5/4/1974
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 222
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Miguel Cairo is joining the Reds' front office.
Cairo will operate as a special assistant to GM Walt Jocketty. The veteran infielder had hoped to continue his playing career this season but struggled to attract any interest after batting just .187/.212/.280 in 2012. Cairo collected 1,044 hits during his 17-year MLB career. Thu, Feb 14, 2013 01:49:00 PM

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Miguel Cairo delivered a clutch RBI single that would stand as the winning run in the Reds' 2-1 victory over the Giants on Saturday in San Francisco.

Cairo finished the day 1-for-2 after entering in the fifth inning for Joey Votto. The veteran infielder is hitting just .140 with four RBI on the year and doesn't merit consideration in even the deepest of fantasy formats. Still, it was a very nice afternoon.
Sat, Jun 30, 2012 07:13:00 PM

Reds activated INF Miguel Cairo from the 15-day disabled list.

Cairo went 0-for-10 during his recent rehab assignment, but his hamstring is back to full health. The 38-year-old infielder is 1-for-9 (.111) in four games with the Reds this season.
Mon, May 7, 2012 04:11:00 PM

Miguel Cairo (hamstring) is scheduled to begin a minor league rehab assignment Friday at Low-A Dayton.

Cairo should be cleared to join the Reds after three or four rehab games. The veteran infielder has been on the disabled list since April 15 with a strained hamstring.
Thu, May 3, 2012 09:52:00 AM

Miguel Cairo (hamstring) will go on a rehab assignment before returning.

There was some thought that the veteran would be activated on Tuesday, but the Reds will have him play a few games before returning. The Reds have a six-game road trip starting Friday, and he seems likely to join the team then unless he has a setback.
Tue, May 1, 2012 08:28:00 PM

MLB.com's Mark Sheldon suggests that Miguel Cairo (hamstring) could be activated from the disabled list Monday -- the first day he's eligible to return.

Cairo has been running and hitting for a week and hasn't reported any issues. The 38-year-old utilityman is 1-for-9 (.111) in four games this season. His return would likely send Todd Frazier back to the minors.
Sun, Apr 29, 2012 03:25:00 PM

Miguel Cairo is making progress with his strained left hamstring.

"I ran and hit the last two days and had no discomfort. It's just one day at a time right now," Cairo said. Cairo is eligible for activation Monday and hopes he'll be ready then, but it's not a guarantee.
Wed, Apr 25, 2012 10:13:00 PM

Reds placed INF Miguel Cairo on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 15, with a strained left hamstring.

Cairo strained his left hamstring in Saturday's game. There's a good chance he'll ready to return right around when his 15 days are up. The 38-year-old is 1-for-9 in four games this season.
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 01:42:00 PM

Updating a previous item, Miguel Cairo was diagnosed with a strained left hamstring and is listed as day-to-day.

Cairo was removed from Saturdays' game against the Nationals after doubling and scoring a run in the second inning. If the strain is severe at all, he could be placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Sat, Apr 14, 2012 04:41:00 PM

Miguel Cairo was removed from Saturday's game after doubling and scoring a run in the second inning.

Wilson Valdez has taken his place at third base. We're still awaiting word on the injury and Cairo's status.
Sat, Apr 14, 2012 04:35:00 PM

Miguel Cairo underwent season-ending arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder Friday.

He has appeared in just nine games this month due to the injury. Cairo, 37, batted .265/.330/.412 with eight homers, 33 RBI and a .742 OPS over 276 plate appearances this season. The veteran utility man is under contract for $1 million next season.
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 06:55:00 PM

Miguel Cairo returned to action on Monday as a pinch-hitter, smacking a single in one at-bat against the Astros.

Dealing with a shoulder injury, Cairo has played only two full games in September. The 37-year-old is now batting .266 with a career-high seven home runs.
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 03:16:00 AM

Miguel Cairo is nursing a shoulder injury.

Cairo has started just one game over the last week, but that's nothing new for the veteran utilityman. Consider him day-to-day.
Sun, Sep 18, 2011 10:14:00 AM

Miguel Cairo suffered only a bruise when he was hit on the left wrist by a pitch Friday.

Cairo jumped up and down in pain when he was hit by a Kyle McClellan pitch, but it turns out that it's not that bad and he's available to play. "It's just bruised," he said. "I might have overreacted."
Sun, Sep 4, 2011 09:44:00 AM

Miguel Cairo (oblique) served as a defensive replacement on Monday night against the Rockies.

Cairo missed Sunday's game in Chicago due to mild soreness in his oblique. He should feel enough to take over starting third base duties by the middle of this week.
Tue, Aug 9, 2011 10:55:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Devin Mesoraco
2Brayan Peña
3Tucker Barnhart
1B1Joey Votto
2Donald Lutz
2B1Brandon Phillips
2Ramon Santiago
SS1Zack Cozart
2Jake Elmore
3B1Todd Frazier
2Kristopher Negron
3Jack Hannahan
LF1Ryan Ludwick
2Chris Heisey
CF1Billy Hamilton
2Skip Schumaker
3Jason Bourgeois
RF1Jay Bruce
2Yorman Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Johnny Cueto
2Mat Latos
3Homer Bailey
4Mike Leake
5Alfredo Simon
6Dylan Axelrod
7David Holmberg
8Daniel Corcino
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Manny Parra
3Sam LeCure
4Jumbo Diaz
5Logan Ondrusek
6Pedro Villarreal
7Trevor Bell
8Sean Marshall
9Carlos Contreras
10Ryan Dennick
11JJ Hoover