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10/23/2014 5:32:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera has begun contract negotiations with the Toronto front office according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.
Insight: Heyman expects the Blue Jays to offer "at least a three-year deal". Cabrera batted .301/.351/.458 with 16 home runs and 73 RBI in 139 games this season. If the two sides do not come to terms, Toronto can make a one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer, so the team earns a draft pick if he signs somewhere else.
 
9/8/2014 3:41:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera underwent successful surgery Monday to repair a broken bone in his right pinkie finger.
Insight: Cabrera suffered the season-ending injury on Friday when he slid head first back into first base. Cabrera finishes the 2014 campaign with nice numbers: .301/.351/.458, 16 home runs, and 73 RBI. He will be a free agent this offseason.
 
8/31/2014 9:13:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera is 4-for-9 with a pair of home runs against Yankees starter Brandon McCarthy.
Insight: Cabrera has returned to his pre-suspension form, batting .305 with 15 HR, 71 RBI and an .816 OPS this season, though August has been a bit of a struggle.
 
Hot8/20/2014 8:34:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera went 2-for-5 with a double, one RBI and two runs Wednesday at Milwaukee.
Insight: Cabrera hit .299 with an .801 OPS before the break and he's been even better after, hitting .360 with 12 doubles, four homers, 23 RBI and 21 runs in 125 at-bats.
 
Hot8/11/2014 5:58:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera reached base eight times in Sunday's 19-inning game against the Tigers.
Insight: Cabrera went 3-for-5 with one RBI and walked five times. However, he didn't score a run. Cabrera, who turns 30 today, has gone 50-for-137 (.365) with 10 doubles, three homers, 20 RBI, 20 runs, 19 walks and 12 strikeouts since the start of July.
 
8/8/2014 3:40:00 PM
Description: Hopefully Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera's elbow is good to go after being hit by a pitch last night as he has a favorable matchup Friday. Update: Cabrera is in Friday's starting lineup.
Insight: Cabrera, who is hitting .315 with 14 HR, 59 RBI, 72 runs, five steals and an .845 OPS on the season, is 10-for-21 (.476) for his career versus Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez.
 
8/8/2014 11:38:00 AM
Description: Hopefully Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera's elbow is good to go after being hit by a pitch last night as he has a favorable matchup friday.
Insight: Cabrera, who is hitting .315 with 14 HR, 59 RBI, 72 runs, five steals and an .845 OPS on the season, is 10-for-21 (.476) for his career versus Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez.
 
8/7/2014 10:01:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera was forced out of Thursday night's game after being hit on the elbow with a pitch.
Insight: Cabrera is hitting .315 with 14 HR, 59 RBI, 72 runs, five steals and an .845 OPS. Seems like he's back to pre-suspension days. Update: X-rays negative.
 
8/7/2014 8:26:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera was forced out of Thursday night's game after being hit on the elbow with a pitch.
Insight: Cabrera is hitting .315 with 14 HR, 59 RBI, 72 runs, five steals and an .845 OPS. Seems like he's back to pre-suspension days.
 
Hot7/28/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera swatted two home runs, drove in five and scored three Monday at Boston.
Insight: Cabrera has batted .363 with eight doubles, a triple, three homers and 16 RBI in July. He's been a fantasy star this season, hitting .313 with 45 extra-base hits (14 HR), 58 RBI, 67 runs, five steals and an .849 OPS.
 
Hot7/24/2014 3:46:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera went 3-for-4 with three doublesand two RBI in Thursday's 8-0 drubbing of the Red Sox.
Insight: Cabrera had his fourth three-hit game in the last six contests to raise his average to .311 to go along with 52 RBI and 61 runs scored.
 
7/20/2014 5:29:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI Sunday against the Rangers.
Insight: Cabrera has hit .350 in July, but he hadn't homered since June 19 prior to Sunday. His power comes and goes, but he's a very good all-around fantasy option.
 
6/29/2014 11:20:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera is not in Sunday's starting lineup against left-hander Jose Quintana.
Insight: Cabrera has batted .300 with 11 homers and 42 RBI this season, but is just a .261 hitter against southpaws in 2014 so he'll sit for Darin Mastroianni.
 
Hot6/24/2014 10:14:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera has gone 5-for-11 with two homers against Yankees starter David Phelps.
Insight: Cabrera has batted .316 with seven homers against right-handers this season and has had multiple hits in five of his last six games. He's a good option Tuesday.
 
Cold6/15/2014 11:14:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera has gone 5-for-27 (.185) in his last seven games, but he's had success in the past against O's starter Chris Tillman.
Insight: Cabrera has collected seven hits, including two doubles and a homer, in 19 at-bats (.368) against Tillman, who will start Sunday versus Toronto.
 
6/4/2014 10:27:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera came into Wednesday's game with huge numbers against Tigers starter Rick Porcello and went 3-for-5 with a double, a homer, two RBI and three runs in Toronto's 8-2 win.
Insight: Cabrera is hitting .309 with nine homers, 32 RBI, 40 runs, four steals and an .841 OPS this season.
 
6/4/2014 11:34:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera is a career .471 hitter (8-for-17) against Detroit right-hander Rick Porcello.
Insight: Two of Cabrera's hits against Porcello were doubles and he's only struck out once against him in 17 tries. With Cabrera (8 HR, 30 RBI, .817 OPS), Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion all possessing lifetime batting averages greater than .400 against Porcello, it could be a big night for the first-place Blue Jays' offense.
 
Hot6/3/2014 10:03:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera is a career .556 hitter (10-for-19) against Detroit right-hander Anibal Sanchez.
Insight: Though all 10 hits against Sanchez were singles, we like to think if he's on base a lot the Blue Jays big boppers will knock him in. Cabrera has hit .308 this season with eight homers, 30 RBI and 37 runs.
 
Hot6/1/2014 10:09:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera has battered Kansas City starter Jeremy Guthrie in their previous meetings.
Insight: Cabrera has hit .351 with five doubles, a triple and a home run in 37 at-bats against Guthrie. It's safe to say fantasy owners shouldn't use Guthrie on Sunday, as the right-hander has been crushed by most of the players in Toronto's lineup.
 
Hot5/26/2014 10:27:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera went 3-for-3 with a double and three RBI Monday against the Rays.
Insight: Cabrera is second in the majors to Astros second baseman Jose Altuve with 69 hits. He's batting .322 with eight home runs, 28 RBI, 34 runs, an .880 OPS and four steals in 214 at-bats, a dramatic improvement from 2013.