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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||595.00||17.00||.299||77.00||87.00||7.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Kansas City||19||3||0|| .190|| .211|| .158|
|vs Bauer (Career)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|vs RHP||45||17||0|| .391|| .422|| .378|
|12/25/2014||Billy Hamilton, CF CIN|
Chris Archer, SP TB
David Ortiz, DH BOS
|Melky Cabrera, LF CHW|
Victor Martinez, DH DET
|12/24/2014||Denard Span, CF WAS|
Yadier Molina, C STL
Melky Cabrera, LF CHW
Koji Uehara, RP BOS
Carlos Gonzalez, RF COL
Elvis Andrus, SS TEX
|Anibal Sanchez, SP DET|
Howie Kendrick, 2B LAD
|12/22/2014||Melky Cabrera, LF CHW|
Wily Peralta, SP MIL
Phil Hughes, SP MIN
|Kyle Seager, 3B SEA|
Daniel Norris, SP TOR
Jason Hammel, SP CHC
|Last 10 Games|
White Sox's Melky Cabrera delivers walkoff single in win Monday
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(4/21/15) White Sox left fielder Melky Cabrera went 1 for 4 with a walk and a walkoff RBI single in his team's 4-3 win over the Indians Monday.
The White Sox found themselves behind 3-0 with one out in the ninth inning, but two doubles sandwiched around one walk brought the first two runs of the inning home, and four straight singles followed to give the White Sox the dramatic win.
Cabrera entered play Saturday with just six singles in 37 at-bats, but he's 7 for 13 with a double and three RBI in his last three games. He has hit .260//275/.280 in 50 at-bats to start the season.
Melky Cabrera not worried about White Sox's slow start at plate
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(4/19/15) White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera isn't worried about the team's slow start at the plate. He's still impressed with the Chicago offense.
"This is a very good one, one of the best," he said, per MLB.com. "You have speed and you have power. You have everything and that's good for us. It makes you feel good, comfortable, when you are playing in a lineup like this."
"Our best way to handle the expectation is to keep the focus simple," he added. "To try hard every day and just think of what we can do and not what else the other teams can do. Just think of us and be confident in our talent."
Struggling White Sox OF Cabrera dips average to .162
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(4/17/15) White Sox newcomer Melky Cabrera. who has started hot in each of the last four years, is so cold to start this season that he could sink the Titanic.
Cabrera was batting .287, 324, .306 and .325 after nine games from 2011 through 2014 respectively. But after a hitless performance Friday in Detroit, his average has dipped to .162. He has scored just three runs and driven in none.
The veteran appears to be pressing at the plate. He has yet to walk and has no extra-base hits, leaving his leaving his on-base percentage and slugging percentage at .162 as well.
Melky Cabrera fitting in with White Sox
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(4/5/15) New White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera is with his sixth MLB organization, but he feels comfortable.
"I think there is a way you have to build a chemistry and a relationship with a team, and for me it's been easy here to adapt with the guys," Cabrera said, per the Chicago Tribune.
Cabrera hit .305 in spring games and impressed his teammates at the plate.
"You can't say enough about him at the plate," center fielder Adam Eaton said. "He handles the bat extremely well. It seems like every time I was on base or around him, he was hitting the ball on the nose, so we're excited to have him."
Cabrera's powerful arm has also helped improve the team's defense.
"You want to be able to shut down the first to third," manager Robin Ventura said. "When you have arms like that it just keeps people from taking that extra base."
|2014 summary: Here we go again with Melky Cabrera. Just when he seems like a classic case of a PED-generated All-Star, regressing to more modest numbers in his first year after getting busted, he comes roaring back with All-Star-caliber numbers, producing an OPS within one point of the one he had during his breakout season with Kansas City three years earlier. He didn't compete for a batting title as he did with the Giants in 2012, but he ranked ninth among outfielders in Head-to-Head points per game.|
Playing time status: The most fascinating part about Cabrera's resurgence is that it came after having surgery to remove a tumor from his spinal cord, the procedure that ended his 2013 season. A broken finger ended his 2014 season, but that one seems pretty straightforward.
2015 outlook: When you consider all the pieces to the puzzle, the most reasonable conclusion is that Cabrera's struggles in 2013 were more a result of his spinal injury than anything PED-related -- an assumption that's critical to his value since it legitimizes everything he did in 2014. He'll remain in a hitter's park after signing with the White Sox this offseason, though his home-away splits suggest it wouldn't have mattered where he ended up. Unless you're irrationally risk-averse or have a vendetta against former PED users, you'll want to draft Cabrera as a top-24 outfielder, maybe even higher in Head-to-Head points leagues.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|4/27/15||@ BAL||7:05 pm||Ubaldo Jimenez|
|4/28/15||@ BAL||7:05 pm||Chris Tillman|
|4/29/15||@ BAL||7:05 pm||Miguel Gonzalez|
|4/30/15||@ MIN||8:10 pm||Trevor May|
|5/1/15||@ MIN||8:10 pm||Kyle Gibson|
|5/2/15||@ MIN||2:10 pm||Tommy Milone|
|5/3/15||@ MIN||2:10 pm||Mike Pelfrey|