Miguel Cabrera Injury: Small Fracture Could Put Opening Day In Jeopardy

Miguel Cabrera hadn't regularly played third base for over four years before this spring. Miguel Cabrera took a hard-hit groundball off the face on Monday. Those two tidbits are probably related. And from Buster Olney, we have an update:

A couple of weeks puts the return date right around April 5, which is when the Detroit Tigers open their season against the Red Sox. There's a chance that Cabrera isn't going to miss any meaningful time at all.

The Tigers weren't expecting Brooks Robinson, but they were probably a little surprised that it only took a couple of weeks for Cabrera to take a ball off his face. The over/under on when Cabrera becomes the regular DH: May 15.

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