Miguel Cabrera was cleared to remove the walking boot from his surgically-repaired right foot during a visit with Dr. Robert Anderson on Thursday.
Miguel Cabrera (ankle) won't be ready for the start of spring training.
Miguel Cabrera (ankle) is scheduled to be reevaluated by Dr. Robert Anderson in February.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Thursday that the team has considered a contingency plan in case Miguel Cabrera (ankle) isn't ready for Opening Day.
Miguel Cabrera underwent surgery Wednesday to remove bone spurs from his right ankle and repair a stress fracture in the navicular bone at top of his foot.
Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said Tuesday that a final decision hasn't yet been made on ankle surgery for Miguel Cabrera.
Miguel Cabrera belted a solo homer and drew a walk in Thursday's loss to the Orioles.
Victor Martinez went 0-for-3 on Sunday to finish the season with a .335 average.
Miguel Cabrera continued his torrid hitting in Friday's loss to the Twins, going 3-for-4 with a double, home run and two RBI.
Miguel Cabrera socked a solo homer, his only hit in four at-bats, in Thursday's win over the Twins.
Miguel Cabrera kept the Tigers ahead of the Royals in the AL Central, delivering a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth against the White Sox on Tuesday.
Miguel Cabrera went 4-for-5 with two doubles Wednesday in the loss to the Twins.
Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back homers in the top of the ninth as the Tigers beat the Twins 8-6 on Monday.
Miguel Cabrera is serving as the Tigers' designated hitter on Monday against the Royals.