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Asdrubal Cabrera | Shortstop

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (29) / 11/13/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 205
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Asdrubal Cabrera went 2-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the Blue Jays.
Cabrera scored the first run of the game on a Brandon Guyer RBI single before blasting a solo homer to give the Rays a cushion in eighth. The homer was his fifth of the season, giving him 17 RBI. Cabrera is hitting a paltry .210/.267/.333 overall this year. Jun 23 - 9:32 PM

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Asdrubal Cabrera was 2-for-4 with a solo home run against the Indians on Friday.

After hitting just two home runs over his first 59 games, Cabrera has gone deep twice in his last six games. The 29-year-old still has a miserable .210/.267/.328 batting line on the season.
Jun 19 - 10:51 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera is not in the Rays' lineup Sunday.

It looks to be just a day off. Nick Franklin is at shortstop while Cabrera sits.
Jun 7 - 12:50 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera (groin) is back in the Rays' lineup Friday.

It's his first start since he suffered a mild groin injury on Sunday. Cabrera sports an ugly .213/.267/.338 batting line over 45 games this season.
May 29 - 3:09 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera (groin) drew an intentional walk as a pinch-hitter in Tuesday's loss to the Mariners.

Cabrera hasn't started the last two games due to a minor groin strain. He expects to be back in the lineup on Friday.
May 27 - 8:13 AM

Asdrubal Cabrera (groin) is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Mariners.

Cabrera made an early exit Sunday with a mild groin strain and will now miss his second straight game. Tim Beckham will start at shortstop Tuesday.
May 26 - 3:09 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera (groin) expects to return Tuesday.

Cabrera is out of the Rays' starting lineup on Monday night against the Mariners after leaving Sunday's game with a groin strain. The strain is of the minor variety.
May 25 - 4:01 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera (groin) is not in the Rays' starting lineup on Monday night versus the Mariners.

Cabrera was forced from Sunday's series finale against the A's with a mild groin strain. He's considered day-to-day. Tim Beckham is at shortstop on Monday.
May 25 - 2:51 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera was forced to leave Sunday's game against the Athletics with a mild groin strain.

Cabrera felt a pop in his groin area while scurrying back to second base in the seventh inning. While he's sore, he thinks he'll be able to avoid a trip to the disabled list and should return to the lineup in a couple of days.
May 24 - 7:08 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera is not in the Rays' starting lineup Thursday evening against the Athletics.

Nick Franklin will get his first start at shortstop this season. Cabrera is just getting a day of rest.
May 21 - 2:28 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera hit his second home run of the season in Tuesday's win over the Braves.

Cabrera hit a solo shot off Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz in the fourth inning, his only hit in four at-bats. Cabrera was given a prime opportunity early in the season, batting third for 23 games for manager Kevin Cash, but he failed to capitalize and has now been moved lower in the order. The infielder is batting just .214 with his two homers and 11 RBI in 39 games.
May 19 - 10:14 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera is not in the Rays' starting lineup on Thursday night against the Rangers.

Cabrera went 0-for-5 on Wednesday, dropping his season slash line to .189/.239/.255. Tim Beckham is starting at shortstop and batting seventh Thursday versus Texas.
May 7 - 2:57 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera went 0-for-5 as the Rays' No. 7 hitter on Wednesday, dropping his average to .189.

He did hit the ball hard once, drilling on-deck batter Brandon Guyer in the forearm. Fortunately, Guyer was fine. Cabrera is not. He's been the Rays' biggest liability this season, and at some point, Kevin Cash needs to stop automatically running him out there. It's not like he makes up for his bat with defense.
May 6 - 10:38 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera has been dropped to the seventh spot in the Rays' batting order Monday.

Cabrera had been hitting third for the Rays, but he's in a bad slump so manager Kevin Cash will try something different. James Loney is batting third on Monday night.
May 4 - 3:51 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera is not in the Rays' lineup Sunday.

It appears to simply be a day of rest. Tim Beckham is handling shortstop in Cabrera's place.
May 3 - 10:41 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Rene Rivera
2Curt Casali
1B1James Loney
2Marc Krauss
2B1Logan Forsythe
SS1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Jake Elmore
3B1Evan Longoria
LF1Desmond Jennings
2Joey Butler
CF1Kevin Kiermaier
RF1Steven Souza
2Brandon Guyer
3Grady Sizemore
DH1John Jaso
2David DeJesus
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Archer
2Jake Odorizzi
3Matt Moore
4Nate Karns
5Alex Colome
6Erasmo Ramirez
7Alex Cobb
8Drew Smyly
9Burch Smith
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brad Boxberger
2Jake McGee
3Kevin Jepsen
4Jeff Beliveau
5Steve Geltz
6Brandon Gomes
7Xavier Cedeno
8Andrew Bellatti
9Ronald Belisario
10Kirby Yates