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53 Melky Cabrera LF
Height/Weight: 5-10/208 | Birthdate: 8/11/1984 | Birthplace: Bajos De Haina, DR | Bats/Throws: S/L | Team: Toronto | College: No College | MLB Experience: 10 | Salary: $8,000,000 | Owned/Started%: 99/96 | Average Draft Position: 200.03
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Melky Cabrera nails 12th homer in win over Rangers


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/20/2014) Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera is on a mini-tear, courtesy of a three-hit game Saturday and an explosion Sunday against Texas.

Cabrera blasted a solo home run in the seventh and also had two singles, including a two-run job in the eighth. He scored twice and sweetened his stat line to .307/.354/.465.


Melky Cabrera has one home run in his last 35 games


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/15/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera headed into the All-Star break having hit safely in 10 of 12 July games. He is batting .298 with no home runs, one double, one triple, three RBI, four runs and six walks in July.

Cabrera has gone 22 games without a home run and has one in his last 35 games. He homered 10 times in his first 60 games.

In his career, Cabrera has a .284 average, .338 on-base percentage, .412 slugging percentage and .750 OPS after the All-Star break. Cabrera was limited to 10 games in the second half last season due to injury.


Melky Cabrera begins July with RBI triple


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/1/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera had an RBI triple in four at-bats and totaled one run during a 4-1 win Tuesday against the Brewers. Cabrera now has three triples on the season.

Cabrera is coming off a June in which he hit .278 with a .325 on-base percentage, .426 slugging percentage, .751 OPS, three home runs, seven doubles, 12 RBI and 15 runs in games.


Melky Cabrera belts 10th home run of season


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/5/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera became the fifth Toronto player to reach the 10-home run mark on Thursday, crushing a solo shot off Phil Coke in the ninth inning of a 7-3 win over Detroit. He finished 1 for 5 with a run scored and an RBI.

Cabrera has homered twice in as many days. He is hitting .307 with 10 homers and 33 RBI in 254 at-bats.

Melky Cabrera scores three times in win


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/5/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera had a big impact in an 8-2 win over the Tigers Wednesday.

Cabrera was one of three batters to record multiple hits for the Blue Jays, and all three batted in order in the lineup. He took advantage of that by being at the top of the trio, scoring three runs while going 3 for 5. He also drove in two runs, one coming on a first-inning solo home run.

Cabrera is off to a strong start, ranking 10th in the American League with a .309 batting average. He also has nine home runs and an .841 OPS in 59 games played. 


Melky Cabrera goes deep for No. 8


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/23/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera continued his bounceback campaign Thursday, as he went deep again in a 7-2 win over the Red Sox.

Cabrera had just one hit in Thursday's game, but reached base three times thanks to a pair of walks. The one hit was a big one, as he hit his eighth home run of the season.

Cabrera finished the three-game season with the Red Sox 6 for 13, raising his average to .320, good for fourth in the American League. 


Melky Cabrera continues to put up solid numbers


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/4/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera totaled three hits, including his sixth home run, during a 7-2 win Sunday against the Pirates. Cabrera made it 6-1 with a two-run homer off Edinson Volquez in the fifth inning.

Cabrera is batting .369 (24 for 65) with two triples, two home runs, four doubles, nine RBI and 11 runs in his last 15 games.


Melky Cabrera back in lineup Friday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(5/2/2014) A shin ailment that had Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera sidelined Thursday will not do the same Friday night. He is in the lineup and batting second for the game in Pittsburgh.

Cabrera has been on a tear since the beginning of the season, though his removal from the game Wednesday after two at-bats played a role in killing his 11-game hitting streak. His slugging percentage of .567 ranks sixth in the American League.


Melky Cabrera sits Thursday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(5/1/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera was not in the starting lineup Thursday against the Royals.

Cabrera left Thursday's game due to shin issues. He's considered day-to-day, but will not start Thursday. Cabrera is hitting .342 in 120 at-bats.


Melky Cabrera exits game Wednesday with shin contusion


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/30/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera was removed from Wednesday's game against the Royals due to a left shin contusion, the team announced.

X-rays on the injured shin came back negative, and Cabrera is considered day-to-day moving forward. He was 0 for 2 Wednesday before leaving with the injury, giving him a .342/.368/.567 line with five home runs, 11 RBI and three stolen bases in 120 at-bats.


Melky Cabrera cranks home run in win Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/22/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera went 1 for 5 with a three-run home run in his teams' 9-3 win over the Orioles Tuesday.

Cabrera was a hit machine this weekend, going 8 for 14 in his team's three-game series in Cleveland. It took until Tuesday to smack his fifth home run of the season. Cabrera owns a .337/.358/.576 line with five home runs, eight RBIs and three stolen bases in 92 at-bats.


Manager not surprised by Melky Cabrera's hot start


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/10/2014) Blue Jays manager John Gibbons told MLB Network Radio Thursday that he's not surprised by outfielder Melky Cabrera's hot start. Cabrera is batting .325 with four home runs through nine games.

"The swing looks like it always has," Gibbons said. "He had his off field issues, but one thing he can always do is hit."


Melky Cabrera should produce, even if homers trail off


by Al Melchior | Data Analyst
(4/9/2014) With home runs in four straight games, Melky Cabrera is quickly quieting down his skeptics. There is still good reason to doubt Cabrera as a potential 30-homer threat, but that doesn't mean he can't provide enough power to help owners in virtually any Fantasy format.

Cabrera doesn't hit all that many flyballs; in fact, he has launched only seven through his first eight games. He has managed to clout three of those for home runs (along with one of his nine line drives), and clearly, he can't keep that pace going. Cabrera showed moderate home run power in his breakout 2011 and 2012 seasons with the Royals and Giants, respectively, and 21 of his 29 homers from that period occurred away from his pitcher-friendly home parks.

So Cabrera has shown that, in a good power-hitting environment like the Blue Jays' Rogers Centre, he has the potential for 20-to-25 home runs. More important, he is showing that his extra-base power has returned, now that he has recovered from surgery to remove a spinal tumor. Prior to his recent home run streak, owners could have had reasonable concerns that a post-PED Melky would have depleted power, but that's a harder claim to buy into now. Cabrera's home run pace is surely due to slow down, but he could return to the 40-doubles club, even though he has yet to hit one this season.

Cabrera's doubles power and low strikeout rate make him valuable in points leagues, while hitting in front of Colby Rasmus, Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion provide him with run-scoring opportunities that give him Rotisserie value. Toss in 20-plus home runs, and suddenly, Cabrera looks like a must-own option again.


Melky Cabrera swats third homer in as many days


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/6/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera launched his third home run in as many games on Sunday against the Yankees.

Cabrera took starter CC Sabathia deep for a solo home run in the opening frame. He finished 1 for 5 with one run and one RBI in a 6-4 defeat. He has a hit in each of his first seven games, slashing .323/.323/.613 with three homers and three RBI in 31 at-bats.

Melky Cabrera moves into leadoff spot for Blue Jays


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/1/2014) With Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes (hamstring) on the disabled list, outfielder Melky Cabrera moved into the leadoff spot Tuesday against the Rays.

In 126 career games hitting leadoff, Cabrera is batting .279 with a .348 on-base percentage and .729 OPS. He hit leadoff 37 times last season, batting .293 with a .337 on-base percentage and .731 OPS.


Report: Melky Cabrera in good shape heading into 2014


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(2/20/2014) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera is in good shape as he recovers from surgery late last season to remove a tumor on his spine, according to the National Post, which is further reporting that John Gibbons expects him to return to full health and form in 2014.

Cabrera was a major disappointment in his first season with the Jays in 2013. His batting average not only dropped from his 2012 high of .346 to .279, but he managed just three home runs and 30 RBI and lost 50 games to a PED suspension.


Melky Cabrera has tumor removed


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(9/7/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera had a benign tumor removed from his lower back last Friday, MLB.com reports. The tumor was near his spinal cord. 

Already ruled out for the rest of the season due to a strained left knee, this was a scary situation for Cabrera. The 29-year-old is expected to be ready for spring training. 


Melky Cabera likely to miss the rest of the season


by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com
(8/22/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera is likely to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, MLB.com reports.

Cabrera has been out with a knee injury since Aug. 1. Doctors discovered an issue with the meniscus that doesn't appear will require surgery, but is likely to cost him the rest of the season. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said he wasn't sure if Cabrera would return, but "probably not."

Cabrera hit .279/.322/.360 in 88 games for Toronto.


Melky Cabrera not expected back before September


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/9/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera, on the disabled lust with a left knee injury, is not expected to return before September, manager John Gibbons told MLB.com Friday.

"I wouldn't expect him back before September, that's all we really know," Gibbons said. "There was a question of whether they were going to need to scope it to clean it up, but they didn't need to do that. Now it's just resting it, healing up."

Melky Cabrera avoids suspension


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(8/5/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera was not one of the players suspended by MLB for his involvement in the Biogenesis clinic. 

Cabrera served a 50 game suspension last season after failing a drug test. There was no evidence Cabrera had used after his suspension. Cabrera is hitting .279/.322/.360 in 344 at-bats. 


Report: Biogensis discipline handed down


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/5/2013) FOX Sports reports among the players accepting 50-game suspensions for their connection to the Biogenesis investigation are Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz, Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta, Phillies reliever Antonio Bastardo, Mets infielder Jordany Valdespin , Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera, Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli, Mariners catcher Jesus Montero, Mets outfielder Cesar Puello, Astros reliever Sergio Escalona, Padres reliever Fautino De Los Santos, Yankees outfielder Fernando Martinez and free-agent pitcher Jordan Norberto.

The report also states Athletics starting pitcher Bartolo Colon, Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal and Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera will be dealt no additional discipline. Also, no violations were found against Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez and Orioles infielder Danny Valencia.


Melky Cabrera has meniscus issue, needs further testing


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/3/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera's MRI came back late Friday night and showed issues with the meniscus in his left knee. While the extent of the injury is not yet known, he is heading to Florida to undergo further testing and develop a timeline for his recovery, according to Sportsnet.ca.

Blue Jays awaiting Melky Cabrera's MRI


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/3/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera underwent an MRI Friday on his left knee, as the team is attempting to determine the extent of the injury that landed him on the disabled list this week.

Though there were reports earlier in the day that Cabrera had been diagnosed with a torn meniscus, that was the result of general manager Alex Anthopoulos being misquoted, according to MLB.com. The results of the MRI are not expected back until Saturday, and the Jays should have a timetable for Cabrera's possible return once they receive them. 


Blue Jays place Melky Cabrera on 15-day disabled list


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/2/2013) The Blue Jays announced after Thursday's loss to the Angels that outfielder Melky Cabrera has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left knee strain. He was removed from Thursday's game after going 0 for 1 with a walk.

Cabrera has hit .279/.322/.360 with three home runs and 30 RBI in 344 at-bats.


Melky Cabrera exits game with troublesome knee


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/2/2013) Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera left Thursday's game against the Angels due to irritation in his knee, the team announced. Cabrera, who sat Tuesday before making a pinch-hit appearance in the ninth inning of Wednesday's game, was 0 for 1 with one walk Thursday.