The Tigers third baseman who was baseball’s first Triple Crown winner in 45 years last season left Monday’s game in the bottom of the fifth inning with a left hip flexor injury. Detroit manager Jim Leyland gave no update Thursday on Cabrera’s condition other than to say he’s not playing.
Cabrera is hitting a major league-best .358 with 31 home runs and 96 RBIs.
Don Kelly is playing third for Detroit and batting seventh.
Without Cabrera in the lineup, Detroit has won two in a row over the White Sox and scored 12 runs.
Source: Associated Press