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W 1-0
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L 2-8
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L 2-11
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Indians' injured outfield allows Cabrera to play vs. Astros

CLEVELAND -- With four outfielders currently on the disabled list, the Cleveland Indians were in need of some outfield reinforcements.

Veteran Melky Cabrera was signed to a minor league contract on April 25, but when Cleveland started losing outfielders to injuries, Cabrera was fast-tracked to Cleveland, where he'll be in the lineup Saturday night for the third game of a four-game series between the Indians and Houston Astros.

The 33-year-old Cabrera's contract was purchased from Triple-A Columbus on May 20. A switch-hitter, Cabrera brings some needed balance to a Cleveland lineup that was lefty heavy. Cabrera also brings a proven track record for production.

AVG: M. Brantley.338
HR: J. Ramírez14
RBI: J. Ramírez35
SB: R. Davis8
W: C. Kluber7
ERA: C. Kluber2.17
Saves: C. Allen7
K: C. Kluber78
AL Central
Cleveland 2425.490-
Minnesota 2125.4571.5
Detroit 2228.4402.5
Kansas City 1734.3338
Chi White Sox 1533.3138.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .247 (13)
Runs: 229 (9)
Hits: 423 (13)
Home Runs: 68 (3)
Stolen Bases: 27 (12)
OBP: .318 (13)
SLG: .425 (4)
Total Bases: 727 (8)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.13 (16)
Runs Allowed: 216 (16)
Saves: 9 (30)
Strikeouts: 423 (17)
OpBA: .242 (14)
OBP: .301 (7)
SLG: .424 (24)
Run Support: 4.64 (8)
Date Player Transactions
5/25 B. Guyer Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
5/24 M. Talbot Signed to a Minor League Contract
5/23 B. Guyer Placed on 10-Day DL (Left cervical strain)
5/23 A. Plutko Called Up from Minors
5/21 L. Chisenhall Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
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Date Player Status
5/20 B. Guyer Left cervical strain (on 10-day DL)
5/12 T. Naquin Strained left hamstring (on 10-day DL)
5/12 B. Zimmer Left rib contusion (on 10-day DL)
5/5 B. Zimmer Left shoulder contusion (day-to-day)
5/3 N. Goody Right elbow inflammation (on 10-day DL)
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