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Asdrubal Cabrera scratched Saturday with sore wrist

Sep 1, 2012, 8:49 PM EDT

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From Nick Camino of WTAM 1100 in Cleveland comes word that Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera had to be scratched from Saturday’s starting lineup against the Rangers because of soreness in his right wrist.

Cabrera is listed as day-to-day, though wrist injuries are often unpredictable. Jason Donald got the start in his place and seems likely to also fill in during Sunday afternoon’s series finale with Texas.

Cabrera, 26, is batting .270/.335/.423 with 14 home runs and 53 RBI through 121 games played this season. He finished with a .273/.332/.460 slash line, 25 homers and 92 RBI in 2011.

  1. clevelandschronic2 - Sep 1, 2012 at 9:35 PM

    There goes our world series title. Ooo wait this season was over before april. Dolans BLOW.

  2. bigleagues - Sep 1, 2012 at 9:54 PM

    Remember when ‘Mad Dog’ Russo tried to pronounce Asdrubal Cabrera a few years ago?

    Radio gold.

    I think Assbroobal Caboobral was my favorite crack at it.

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