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Asdrubal Cabrera | Shortstop | #13

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (31) / 11/13/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 205
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2002 / UDFA / SEA
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Asdrubal Cabrera is not in the Mets' lineup Sunday.
Like most managers, Terry Collins is using a bunch of backups Sunday. Phillip Evans is at third base in Cabrera's place. Oct 1 - 1:08 PM

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Asdrubal Cabrera finished 4-for-6 and hit a game-winning, three-run home run in the 11th inning Saturday to give the Mets a 7-4 win over the Phillies.

Cabrera hit an RBI double in the seventh inning and, with the game tied in the 11th, untied it with a big fly to left-center field. The homer was the 14th of the year for the 31-year-old. Cabrera followed up on a career year offensively with another strong showing, batting .280/.351/.434 and proving that 2016 wasn't a fluke. The Mets will almost certainly exercise their $8.25 million club option for 2018, even if only to deal him in the offseason.
Oct 1 - 1:16 AM

The Record's Matt Ehalt writes that "it seems the Mets are likely to exercise" Asdrubal Cabrera's $8.5 million option for 2018.

They would owe him a $2 million buyout if they declined the option. Cabrera, who turns 32 in November, has dealt with some injuries this season but has hit a solid .273/.346/.422 while making over 30 starts at each of shortstop, second and third base. He would be an option to start at either second or third in 2018, depending on what additions the Mets make over the offseason.
Source: The Record
Sep 29 - 1:41 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera is not in the lineup for the first game of Monday's doubleheader against the Braves.

Phillip Evans will make the start at the hot corner and bat cleanup against right-hander Lucas Sims. Cabrera figures to be in there for the nightcap.
Sep 25 - 1:25 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera hit his 13th home run of the season Sunday in the Mets' defeat of the Braves.

It was a pinch-hit two-run shot in the top of the ninth inning off Braves reliever Jose Ramirez. Cabrera is finishing strong here in September and has raised his season slash line to .280/.350/.440. The 31-year-old infielder holds an $8.25 million club option (or $2 million buyout) for the 2018 campaign.
Sep 17 - 4:43 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera went 3-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in Friday’s loss to the Braves.

Cabrera had two singles and a double. He’s been on an absolute tear of late, hitting .607 (17-for-28) over his last nine games. His batting average has soared from .256 to .279 during that time. Cabrera’s contract includes an $8.25 million club option (or a $2 million buyout) for 2018 and the Mets will probably give strong consideration to picking it up.
Sep 15 - 11:26 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera singled twice and added a double Tuesday versus the Cubs.

The Mets managed only seven hits as a team, and Cabrera and Amed Rosario had five of them. Cabrera has quietly been red-hot at the dish over the last few weeks, batting .390 with three homers and 13 RBI over his last 17 games.
Sep 12 - 11:53 PM

X-rays on Asdrubal Cabrera's right ankle came back negative.

Cabrera was hit by a pitch in the ankle Sunday but has escaped with merely a bruise. Consider him day-to-day.
Sep 10 - 4:00 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera departed Sunday's game against the Reds after being hit on the right ankle with a pitch.

Cabrera was clearly in some pain but was able to walk off the field under his own power. The Mets will surely send him for some X-rays.
Sep 10 - 3:17 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera (hamstring) went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against the Reds on Saturday in his return to the lineup.

After missing Friday's contest with a sore hamstring, Cabrera was back in there Saturday and doubled and scored on a Dominic Smith single in the sixth inning, then doubled again in the seventh to drive in Nori Aoki with another run. Cabrera is having a pretty good season for the Mets but isn't setting the fantasy world on fire. He has a .268 batting average with 12 home runs, 48 RBI and 61 runs scored in 116 games.
Sep 9 - 11:09 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera (hamstring) is not in the Mets' lineup Friday.

Cabrera tweaked his right hamstring Thursday and also revealed after the game that he's nursing a back injury, as well. The results of his MRI haven't been revealed yet, but he figures to miss at least a couple games. With Amed Rosario (finger) also sidelined, the Mets have Gavin Cecchini at second base, Matt Reynolds at third and Jose Reyes at shortstop.
Sep 8 - 3:19 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera exited Thursday's game against the Reds after seven innings with a tight right hamstring.

Cabrera went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored before exiting. The veteran infielder disclosed after the game that he's also dealing with a lower back issue and will go for an MRI on Friday. He doesn't think it's a big deal, but don't be surprised if he misses a day or two at the very least.
Sep 7 - 10:32 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera went 3-for-3, drove in a run and scored twice during Wednesday's win over the Phillies.

He laced an RBI single that plated Jose Reyes in the first inning. The veteran infielder's nice game boosted his line to .264/.335/.412 with 12 homers, 47 RBI and 59 runs scored in 463 plate appearances.
Sep 7 - 1:09 AM

Asdrubal Cabrera is not in the Mets' starting lineup for the second game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Nationals.

Cabrera clubbed a three-run homer that helped the Mets' win during the afternoon game, but he'll come off of the bench in this one. Rookie shortstop Amed Rosario, who also homered in the first game, is also absent from the lineup for the nightcap.
Aug 27 - 7:05 PM

Asdrubal Cabrera crushed a three-run homer in the first inning on Sunday, leading the Mets to a 6-5 victory over the Nationals in the first game of their doubleheader.

Cabrera gave the Mets an early lead, blasting a three-run shot off of Erick Fedde just three batters into Sunday's game. He also drew a pair of walks and scored twice in the contest, finishing the game 1-for-3. On the season, he's hitting .257/.331/.394 with 10 homers and 39 RBI.
Aug 27 - 5:30 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Travis d'Arnaud
2Kevin Plawecki
1B1Dominic Smith
2T.J. Rivera
2B1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Jose Reyes
3Gavin Cecchini
SS1Amed Rosario
2Phillip Evans
3B1Wilmer Flores
2Matt Reynolds
3David Wright
LF1Nori Aoki
2Travis Taijeron
3Yoenis Cespedes
CF1Juan Lagares
2Michael Conforto
RF1Brandon Nimmo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Noah Syndergaard
2Jacob deGrom
3Matt Harvey
4Steven Matz
5Zack Wheeler
6Seth Lugo
7Rafael Montero
8Chris Flexen
9Tommy Milone
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jeurys Familia
2A.J. Ramos
3Jerry Blevins
4Paul Sewald
5Hansel Robles
6Josh Smoker
7Erik Goeddel
8Chase Bradford
9Kevin McGowan
10Jamie Callahan
11Jacob Rhame