Cleveland Indians
2015 Avg.
.217
 
Career Avg.
.267
Name  Asdrubal Cabrera
Born  11/13/1985
Height  6-0
Weight  205
Number  13
Position  2B
Bats  S
Throws  R
4/21/2015 3:58:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Cabrera isn't injured, just ineffective so far this season, batting .192 with a .472 OPS. Tim Beckham will get the nod at shortstop. Beckham is batting .267 with two homers and an .836 OPS.
 
Hot4/13/2015 11:13:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera apparently likes facing the knuckle ball of R.A. Dickey as he's 4-for-9 with a double and a pair of homers in their matchups.
Insight: Cabrera is off to a solid start, batting .320 through the first six ganes abd with the favorable matchup could be a nice play on Monday.
 
4/10/2015 10:51:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay signed shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera knocked in the run to for extras Friday versus Miami.
Insight: Tampa Bay ended losing in ten innings, but it was a highly entertaining game. Cabrera went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and one run scored.
 
4/10/2015 10:55:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay signed shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera is an ugly 2-for-26 (.077) with eight strikeouts against Miami starter Dan Haren.
Insight: Off to a slow start (2-for-12) Cabrera should be avoided in this unfavorable matchup.
 
1/9/2015 1:09:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay signed second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera to a one-year deal.
Insight: Cabrera doesn't have a spot to play, at least until the rumored deal of Ben Zobrist. he batted .241 last season with 14 HR 61 RBI and 10 steals for Cleveland and then the Washington Nationals.
 
9/6/2014 11:04:00 AM
Description: Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera is a career .353 hitter with a pair of home runs against Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett.
Insight: Cabrera has been a solid late-season addition for the Nationals, batting .248 with five homers, 14 RBI and a .786 OPS since coming to the team 30 games ago.
 
8/26/2014 9:47:00 PM
Description: Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Tuesday at Philadelphia.
Insight: Cabrera sat out with an oblique injury Monday but had a pinch-hit single. He's batted .273 with five doubles, a triple, three homers, 11 RBI, 12 walks and 12 runs since he was traded from Cleveland to Washington.
 
8/26/2014 3:59:00 PM
Description: Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera wasn't in Monday's lineup due to a sore right oblique, but was healthy enough to pinch hit later in the game.
Insight: This explains why Cabrera wasn't in the starting lineup for a favorable matchup against Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett. Update: Cabrera will make the start at 2B Tuesday.
 
8/26/2014 9:47:00 AM
Description: Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera wasn't in Monday's lineup due to a sore right oblique, but was healthy enough to pinch hit later in the game.
Insight: This explains why Cabrera wasn't in the starting lineup for a favorable matchup against Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett. With a quality backup like Danny Espinosa, the Nats probably won't rush Cabrera back to the lineup until he's fully healthy.
 
8/25/2014 3:40:00 PM
Description: Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera isn't in Monday's lineup. Danny Espinosa will start at second base.
Insight: Cabrera was 3-for-8 with a double, homer and three walks in the just-completed three-game series with San Francisco and is a career .353 hitter against Phillies starter A.J. Burnett, so this might be a bit of a surprise.
 
8/16/2014 4:58:00 PM
Description: Nationals second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera isn't in the lineup Saturday.
Insight: Cabrera has hit .267 with two doubles, a triple, a homer, four RBI, seven runs and a .780 OPS in 12 games with Washington. Danny Espinosa is getting the start at second Saturday against Pittsburgh.
 
8/1/2014 3:44:00 PM
Description: Former Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera will bat seventh and play second base for Washington against the Phillies Friday night.
Insight: Cabrera at second baseman pushes Danny Espinosa to the bench. He's hitting just .246 with nine home runs, 40 RBI, seven steals and a .691 OPS this year. He could be a decent add in NL-only leagues, but you can do better at shortstop in standard formats.
 
7/31/2014 5:16:00 PM
Description: The Indians traded shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera to the Washington Nationals on Thursday.
Insight: Cabrera will take over as the starting second baseman, pushing Danny Espinosa to the bench. He's hitting just .246 with nine home runs, 40 RBI, seven steals and a .691 OPS this year. He could be a decent add in NL-only leagues, but you can do better at shortstop in standard formats. The trade opens up a spot for Cleveland's top prospect, shortstop Francisco Lindor, who could be up in a few weeks after he gets some experience in Triple-A.
 
7/27/2014 12:15:00 PM
Description: Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (back) is in the lineup Sunday.
Insight: Cabrera left Monday's game with back spasms and sat out the past five games. He's hitting .247 with nine homers, 39 RBI, 52 runs and seven steals this season.
 
7/26/2014 4:17:00 PM
Description: Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (back) has missed the last four games and is out again for Saturday's game.
Insight: Cabrera left Monday's game with back spasms. He's not much more then a fill-in shortstop for fantasy owners, batting .247 with a .699 OPS, but he has scored 52 runs and knocked in 39 and has been the subject of trade talks.
 
7/24/2014 4:30:00 PM
Description: Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (back) has missed the last three games and is out again for Thursday's game against Kansas City.
Insight: Cabrera left Monday's game with back spasms. He's not much more then a fill-in shortstop for fantasy owners, batting .247 with a .699 OPS, but he has scored 52 runs and knocked in 39.
 
7/24/2014 10:49:00 AM
Description: Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (back) has missed the last three games and is questionable for Thursday's game against Kansas City.
Insight: Cabrera left Monday's game with back spasms. He's not much more then a fill-in shortstop for fantasy owners, batting .247 with a .699 OPS, but he has scored 52 runs and knocked in 39.
 
7/22/2014 5:39:00 PM
Description: Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (back) is not in the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: Cabrera left Monday's game with back spasms. Mike Aviles is starting in his place Tuesday against the Twins.
 
7/21/2014 9:40:00 PM
Description: Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera left Monday's game with back spasms, according to Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Insight: Cabrera went 0-for-1 before leaving the game and is batting .247 with nine home runs, 39 RBI and seven steals this season.
 
7/18/2014 10:52:00 PM
Description: Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera hit his first home run since June 20 Friday against the Tigers.
Insight: Cabrera hasn't come close to matching his 25-homer, 17-steal 2011 season. He's on pace for 15 home runs and 12 steals this year.