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Asdrubal Cabrera

32-Year-Old Shortstop – New York Mets

2017 Stats

AVG

.280

HR

14

RBI

59

R

66

SB

3

2018 RotoWire Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Cabrera fell short of a second straight 20-homer season, but the 32-year-old nonetheless continued to enjoy a late-career power revival in 2017. His 46 extra-base hits were supported by an excellent 3...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 205   DOB: 11/13/1985   BORN: Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By SEA In 2002   Show ContractHide Contract

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The Mets picked up his $8.5 million option for 2018 in November of 2017.

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Asdrubal Cabrera Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2004 18 A EVE 63 274 239 44 65 24 16 3 5 41 7 5 21 43 7 5 2 .272 .330 .427 .757
2005 19 A INL 55 240 225 31 64 22 15 6 1 26 3 1 15 47 0 0 0 .284 .325 .418 .743
2005 19 A WIS 51 222 192 26 61 19 12 3 4 30 2 6 30 32 0 0 0 .318 .407 .474 .881
2005 19 AAA TAC 6 25 23 4 5 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 4 1 0 0 .217 .250 .304 .554
2006 20 AAA TAC 61 236 205 28 49 18 13 2 3 22 7 5 25 52 1 2 3 .239 .328 .366 .694
2006 20 AAA BUF 52 211 190 26 50 12 11 0 1 14 5 4 8 39 4 6 3 .263 .295 .337 .632
2007 21 AA AKR 96 425 368 78 114 34 23 3 8 54 23 7 45 42 2 7 3 .310 .383 .454 .837
2007 21 AAA BUF 9 40 38 6 12 3 3 0 0 3 2 0 2 8 0 0 0 .316 .350 .395 .745
2007 21 MAJ CLE 45 186 159 30 45 14 9 2 3 22 0 0 17 29 5 3 2 .283 .354 .421 .775
2008 22 AAA BUF 34 152 141 25 46 12 7 1 4 13 2 2 7 25 0 0 4 .326 .375 .475 .850
2008 22 MAJ CLE 114 418 352 48 91 26 20 0 6 47 4 4 46 77 11 5 4 .259 .346 .366 .713
2009 23 AA AKR 4 18 16 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 .250 .333 .313 .646
2009 23 MAJ CLE 131 581 523 81 161 52 42 4 6 68 17 4 44 89 10 3 1 .308 .361 .438 .799
2010 24 A MAH 2 7 6 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .333 .429 .500 .929
2010 24 AA AKR 4 17 14 4 5 3 2 0 1 1 2 0 3 3 0 0 0 .357 .471 .714 1.185
2010 24 MAJ CLE 97 425 381 39 105 20 16 1 3 29 6 4 25 60 11 3 5 .276 .326 .346 .673
2011 25 MAJ CLE 151 667 604 87 165 60 32 3 25 92 17 5 44 119 4 4 11 .273 .332 .460 .792
2012 26 MAJ CLE 143 616 555 70 150 52 35 1 16 68 9 4 52 99 1 2 6 .270 .338 .423 .761
2013 27 MAJ CLE 136 562 508 66 123 51 35 2 14 64 9 3 35 114 6 5 8 .242 .299 .402 .701
2014 28 MAJ WAS 49 200 175 20 40 16 9 2 5 21 3 0 22 29 1 2 0 .229 .312 .389 .701
2014 28 MAJ CLE 97 416 378 54 93 33 22 2 9 40 7 2 27 79 0 4 7 .246 .305 .386 .691
2014  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ WAS/CLE 146 616 553 74 133 49 31 4 14 61 10 2 49 108 1 6 7 .241 .307 .387 .694
2015 29 MAJ TB 143 551 505 66 134 48 28 5 15 58 6 3 36 107 1 6 3 .265 .315 .430 .745
2016 30 A+ ST. 2 7 6 2 2 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 .333 .286 .667 .953
2016 30 MAJ NYM 141 568 521 65 146 54 30 1 23 62 5 1 38 103 0 2 7 .280 .336 .474 .810
2017 31 A+ ST. 2 8 8 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 .375 .750
2017 31 AA BIN 2 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800
2017 31 MAJ NYM 135 540 479 66 134 46 32 0 14 59 3 2 50 83 1 5 5 .280 .351 .434 .785
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3-Year Averages     139 551 501 65 138 49 30 2 17 59 4 2 41 97 0 4 5 .275 .334 .445 .779
Career  (View All)     1382 5,730 5,140 692 1,387 472 310 23 139 630 86 32 436 988 51 44 59 .270 .331 .420 .752

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Asdrubal Cabrera Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 1 @Phi Did not play.
Sep. 30 @Phi 6 1 4 1 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .351 .434 .785
Sep. 29 @Phi 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275 .347 .423 .770
Sep. 27 Atl 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .346 .422 .768
Sep. 26 Atl 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .274 .347 .425 .772
Sep. 25 Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .350 .427 .777
Sep. 25 Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .351 .429 .780
Sep. 24 Was 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .351 .430 .781
Sep. 23 Was 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .352 .431 .783
Sep. 22 Was 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .352 .434 .786
Sep. 20 @Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .347 .431 .778
Sep. 19 @Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .349 .435 .784
Sep. 18 @Mia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .349 .437 .786
Sep. 17 @Atl 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .350 .440 .790
Sep. 16 @Atl 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .348 .432 .780
Sep. 15 @Atl 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .349 .431 .780
Sep. 14 @ChC 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .274 .344 .425 .769
Sep. 13 @ChC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .344 .424 .768
Sep. 12 @ChC 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .342 .425 .767
Sep. 10 Cin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .268 .340 .420 .760
Sep. 9 Cin 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .338 .420 .758
Sep. 8 Cin Did not play.
Sep. 7 Cin 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .337 .415 .752
Sep. 6 Phi 3 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .335 .412 .747
Sep. 5 Phi 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .331 .405 .736
Sep. 4 Phi 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .330 .401 .731
Sep. 3 @Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .331 .397 .728
Sep. 2 @Hou 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .334 .401 .735
Sep. 2 @Hou 5 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .261 .333 .403 .736
Aug. 31 @Cin 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .259 .332 .395 .727
Last 7 Games 23 1 8 1 0 1 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 .348 .333 .522 .855
Last 14 Games 41 4 12 1 0 2 9 6 5 0 0 0 3 1 .293 .360 .463 .823
Last 30 Games 92 12 34 9 0 4 18 10 17 0 0 1 3 5 .370 .425 .598 1.023

Asdrubal Cabrera: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 32 44 45 1
2016 135
2015 136 4
2014 48 93 3
2013 129 5
2012 136 6
2011 151
2010 95 1
2009 28 101

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Asdrubal Cabrera Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017125183141.392.512.946
2016112153111.321.464.835
2015153223192.281.425.725

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20173544811452.240.407.729
20164095020514.269.477.803
20153524412394.259.432.752

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017216285241.245.366.681
20162493818412.285.542.889
2015228347242.268.452.770

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017263389352.308.490.870
2016272275213.276.412.738
2015277328344.264.412.723
Asdrubal Cabrera vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Asdrubal Cabrera Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 18 A EVE 274 239 7.7% 15.7% 0.49 82% .306 .155
2005 19 A INL 240 225 6.3% 19.6% 0.32 79% .356 .134
2005 19 A WIS 222 192 13.5% 14.4% 0.94 83% .365 .156
2005 19 AAA TAC 25 23 4% 16% 0.25 83% .263 .087
2006 20 AAA TAC 236 205 10.6% 22% 0.48 75% .303 .127
2006 20 AAA BUF 211 190 3.8% 18.5% 0.21 79% .314 .074
2007 21 AA AKR 425 368 10.6% 9.9% 1.07 89% .326 .144
2007 21 AAA BUF 40 38 5% 20% 0.25 79% .400 .079
2007 21 MAJ CLE 186 159 9.1% 15.6% 0.59 82% .323 .138
2008 22 AAA BUF 152 141 4.6% 16.4% 0.28 82% .375 .149
2008 22 MAJ CLE 418 352 11% 18.4% 0.60 78% .310 .107
2009 23 AA AKR 18 16 5.6% 11.1% 0.50 88% .286 .063
2009 23 MAJ CLE 581 523 7.6% 15.3% 0.49 83% .360 .130
2010 24 A MAH 7 6 14.3% 14.3% 1.00 83% .400 .167
2010 24 AA AKR 17 14 17.6% 17.6% 1.00 79% .400 .357
2010 24 MAJ CLE 425 381 5.9% 14.1% 0.42 84% .318 .070
2011 25 MAJ CLE 667 604 6.6% 17.8% 0.37 80% .302 .187
2012 26 MAJ CLE 616 555 8.4% 16.1% 0.53 82% .303 .153
2013 27 MAJ CLE 562 508 6.2% 20.3% 0.31 78% .283 .160
2014 28 MAJ WAS 200 175 11% 14.5% 0.76 83% .245 .160
2014 28 MAJ CLE 416 378 6.5% 19% 0.34 79% .286 .140
2014  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ WAS/CLE 616 553 8% 17.5% 0.45 80% .272 .146
2015 29 MAJ TB 551 505 6.5% 19.4% 0.34 79% .306 .165
2016 30 A+ ST. 7 6 0% 28.6% 0.00 67% .400 .334
2016 30 MAJ NYM 568 521 6.7% 18.1% 0.37 80% .310 .194
2017 31 A+ ST. 8 8 0% 0% 0.00 100% .375 .000
2017 31 AA BIN 5 5 0% 0% 0.00 100% .400 .000
2017 31 MAJ NYM 540 479 9.3% 15.4% 0.60 83% .310 .154
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3-Year Averages     551 501 7.4% 17.6% 0.42 81% .309 .170
Career     5,730 5,140 7.6% 17.2% 0.44 81% .308 .150

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Asdrubal Cabrera Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 SS 1141 -10 178 -7 -3 0 528 -2 193 -3 -4 -7 4
2016 SS 1154 -13 260 -11 -2 0 579 -4 193 -3 6 -2 -17
2017 2B 274.3 -5 63 -6 1 0 149 -1 45 -1 -7 1 -1
2017 3B 350.3 -2 58 -2 0 -2 143 2 58 0 -1 1 -2
2017 SS 386.7 -11 109 -8 -3 0 187 1 52 0 1 -2 -8
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 SS 0 -2 2 -8 0 -8
2016 SS 0 0 3 -10 0 -7
2017 2B 0 0 -2 -4 0 -6
2017 3B 0 0 2 -1 0 1
2017 SS 0 0 0 -8 0 -8

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2017 Stat Review for Asdrubal Cabrera    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.60 BB/K
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9.3% BB Rate
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15.4% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.785 OPS
AVERAGE
.351 OBP
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Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.280 AVG
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.310 BABIP
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Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.434 SLG
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.154 ISO
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2018 Projected Stats Breakdown for Asdrubal Cabrera

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Asdrubal Cabrera: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Mets exercised their $8.5 million club option to keep Cabrera on the team in 2018, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports.

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Cabrera is not in the lineup Sunday against the Phillies.

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Cabrera went 4-for-6 with a home run and four RBI in Saturday's win over the Phillies in 11 innings.

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Cabrera is out of the lineup for the first game of Monday's doubleheader against the Braves, Matt Ehalt of The Record reports.

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Cabrera is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Nationals.

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Cabrera is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Braves, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Cabrera (ankle) is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Cubs, manning third base and batting third against lefty Jose Quintana.

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X-rays on Cabrera's injured right ankle came back negative Sunday, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.

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Cabrera exited Sunday's game against the Reds after being hit by a pitch on his right ankle, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.

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Cabrera is out of the lineup Sunday against the Reds.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2017

Cabrera's production last season at shortstop would be considered excellent in most years. But Cabrera's solid 2016 got lost in the shuffle with so many young, flashy up-and-comers manning the position. On the other hand, if Cabrera can match or even approach last season's production, he's a great consolation prize for those opting to fade middle infield. Can he do it? Almost all of Cabrera's underlying metrics were in line with historical levels. The primary driving force for the power surge was a 14 percent HR/FB, the highest of his career, well above his nine percent average. This was supported by a big leap in hard-hit rate, checking in at 37 percent, above his 30 percent career norm. Chances are Cabrera will drop below twenty homers though he has eclipsed the mark twice in six years so it's not certain.

2016

There wasnít much excitement surrounding Tampa Bayís acquisition of Cabrera last offseason because he appeared to be on the downside of his career as a middle infielder who was struggling to hit for average and was sliding in his power indicators. Heading into Father's Day weekend last season, Cabreraís slash line was down to .199/.259/.308 through 66 games as an everyday player and the signing looked like a bust. A 2-for-4 that weekend started a hot streak that saw him bat .317/.357/.525 in his final 80 games. Heís a decent bet for double-digit home runs and another double-double season is possible in his first year with the Mets, even if not in an everyday role to start the year. One thing to keep in mind with him is that he isnít a full-season guy in that heís only once played at least 150 games in a season and that was five years ago.

2015

The deadline deal that sent Cabrera to Washington from Cleveland didn't spark any sort of resurgence in his bat. Between the two stops, he ended up posting numbers very similar to his somewhat disappointing 2013 campaign: a batting average in the .240s, weak on-base percentage, solid power for a middle infielder and a handful of steals. His defense, never his calling card at shortstop, played much better at second base with the Nationals. Signed by the Rays as a free agent, he may see everyday at-bats between the middle-infield spots following the trade of Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar in January.

2014

Cabrera's offensive slide continued again last season, as he hit just .242 with 14 homers, after dealing with nagging back, wrist and quadriceps injuries. He'll make $10 million in 2014 and is getting to the point where the Indians might decide to move him in a trade, if they think some of their middle-infield prospects are ready. Cabrera still offers above-average power from the shortstop spot but needs to turn around the downward trend. By all indications, he'll return as the Opening Day shortstop for Cleveland in 2014, but it's becoming easier to wonder if 2011 will go down as the most productive season of his career.

2013

Cabrera took a step back (.270, 16 homers, 68 RBI, nine steals) from his breakout performance in 2011 thanks to a second-half slump (.251, five homers, 26 RBI in 64 games) in which he was limited due to leg, back and wrist injuries. The nagging injury issue isn't anything new for Cabrera, but the Indians hope the offseason addition of Mike Aviles will give the team a viable option to backup Cabrera at shortstop. He'll be back as the team's everyday shortstop and figures to put up similar numbers again, although the Indians appear to be willing to trade him for a viable arm for the starting rotation.

2012

Cabrera enjoyed a breakout season, but it comes with a few warning flags. He really struggled in the second half, perhaps due to a litany of nagging injuries to his ankle, knee, back and wrist and while his command of the strike zone (44:119 BB:K) is solid it certainly doesn't represent a change in approach at the plate that would support his huge power increase. He had never hit more than six homers in a season prior to last year's outburst so one has to wonder if he'll be able to approach the 25-homer mark again. He'll be back as Cleveland's starting shortstop but a repeat performance seems unlikely despite entering his age-26 season.

2011

Cabrera's season was derailed by a broken forearm in mid-May that kept him sidelined until late July as he failed to follow up on his breakout season (.308 average, 68 RBI, 17 steals) of 2009. He no longer offers second-base eligibility as he's moved over to shortstop on a full-time basis now, but he should easily improve over last year's line now that he's healthy as he anchors a spot in the top third of the Indians lineup.

2010

It was a breakout season for the 23-year-old Cabrera, hitting .308 with 68 RBI and 17 steals. He's finally been moved over to shortstop, though his 28 games at second base last season should still give him one more year of eligibility at the keystone in most formats. There's room for growth here if he can avoid the nagging little injuries and he'll enter the season as the team's starting shortstop and No. 2 hitter.

2009

Cabrera was a trendy sleeper pick heading into the season and struggled out of the gate before a hip injury compounded the problem in June. He got sent to Triple-A for six weeks to straighten out his game and came back to hit .320/.398/.464 in the season's second half. The Indians have talked about moving him over to shortstop but Cleveland is counting on him to be an everyday player wherever he winds up defensively. He could be a moderate source of power and speed up the middle if the Indians let him run.

2008

Forgive the fine folks in the Emerald City if they spit out their lattes each time they hear the name of Eduardo Perez. Overmatched and struggling as a 20-year-old at Triple-A, the Mariners shipped Cabrera to Cleveland in a deadline deal in the middle of 2006. The Indians took their time with Cabrera and he rewarded them in spades by not only exceeding expectations at Double-A to start the season, but also taking over the second base duties for the Indians as they almost reached the World Series. Whether he sticks at second base or pushes Jhonny Peralta over to third base and takes over at shortstop remains to be seen. He's not going to give you a ton of pop from a middle infielder right now but Cabrera could have a couple of 15-homer, 20-steal seasons at his peak if the Indians let him run.

2007

Cabrera has emerged as the heir apparent to patrol short for the Tribe and may come sooner than later, if Jhonny Peralta's struggles continue. After coming over to the Tribe in the Eduardo Perez deal, Cabrera hit .263 with a .632 OPS in 52 games at Triple-A Buffalo. Still only 20 years old, Cabrera's defense will continue to keep him in the lineup and if he can approach the .881 OPS year he had in 2005, Peralta may be wearing another uniform before long. As it stands, Cabrera will start the season in Buffalo, with every opportunity he needs to stay.

2006

In an organization loaded with middle-infield prospects, Cabrera perhaps made the biggest strides in 2005. But while his glove is near major league ready, his bat needs more seasoning. His average dropped at each stop he made last year from Mid-A Wisconsin to High-A Inland Empire to Triple-A Tacoma (.318, .284, .217). Cabrera is one of the Mariners' Top 10 prospects, but the abundance of middle infielders will make it hard for him to crack the Seattle roster any time soon.