Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.345
 
Career Avg.
.285
Name  Melky Cabrera
Born  8/11/1984
Height  6-0
Weight  200
Number  53
Position  LF
Bats  S
Throws  L
4/18/2014 10:29:00 PM
Description: Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera went ballistic Friday in a 3-2 win over Cleveland.
Insight: Cabrera delivered four hits in the victory, raising his season average from .301 to .333 in the process. All four of his hits were singles.
 
Hot4/18/2014 9:52:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera is a .500 hitter (11-for-22) versus Indians starter Justin Masterson, who has not yet found his groove in 2014.
Insight: Cabrera is off to a huge start, batting .301 with four homers and an .841 OPS through his first 16 games. He's got a favorable matchup against a struggling pitcher (5.87 ERA, 1.696 WHIP). Start him.
 
Hot4/8/2014 10:04:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera went deep AGAIN Tuesday against Houston.
Insight: That makes four straight games in which the Melk Man has delivered a homer. He had three homers all of last season (88 games).
 
Hot4/6/2014 7:09:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera scorched his third home run of the season Sunday in a loss to the Yankees.
Insight: He's homered in each of his last three games. Cabrera went deep three times all of last season so this represents a major improvement.
 
4/5/2014 7:45:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera hit a homer for the second straight game Saturday against the Yankees, his former team.
Insight: Cabrera hit just three homers in 88 games last season but already has two in six games the year. The 29-year-old was tremendous in 2012, hitting .346 with 11 home runs, 60 RBI, 84 runs, 13 steals and a .906 OPS in 113 games before being suspended 50 games for testosterone use.
 
8/22/2013 2:28:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera is not expected to return from a knee injury this season, according to Barry Davis of Sportsnet.ca.
Insight: Cabrera hasn't played since Aug. 1 due to a left knee strain. He'll finish the season with a .279 average, three homers, 30 RBI and a .682 OPS in 88 games if he doesn't make it back.
 
8/5/2013 2:16:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera, on the disabled list with a strained left knee, will not face any additional punishment beyond the 50 games he served last season, according to Ken Rosenthal.
Insight: Cabrera has just three homers, 30 RBI two steals and a .682 OPS - a far cry from the pre-suspended Cabrera production. At this point in time, Rajai Davis is the better fantasy option anyway and he'll get most of Cabrera's at-bats.
 
8/2/2013 9:08:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera was placed on the disabled list with a strained left knee.
Insight: Cabrera has just three homers, 30 RBI two steals and a .682 OPS - a far cry from the pre-suspended Cabrera production. At this point in time, Rajai Davis is the better fantasy option anyway and he'll get most of Cabrera's at-bats.
 
7/28/2013 7:28:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera went 3-for-4 with a double Sunday against the Astros.
Insight: Cabrera has just three homers, 30 RBI two steals and a 5.5 percent extra-base hit rate in 356 plate appearances. He's batting .284, but his OPS is under .700.
 
7/24/2013 10:23:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera is 6-for-13 with a 1.231 OPS versus new Dodgers acquistion Ricky Nolasco.
Insight: Knee tendinitis had sidelined Cabrera for three weeks, but he's been back for three games and should be ready to put up some numbers as the No. 2 guy in the Toronto lineup.
 
7/21/2013 10:41:00 AM
Description: Sportsnet's Tony Ambrogio reports Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera has been activated from the disabled list.
Insight: Knee tendinitis has sidelined Cabrera since June 27th. His .683 OPS is more than 200 points lower than the one he posted in San Francisco last season (.906 in 113 games).
 
7/11/2013 6:37:00 PM
Description: Toronto outfielder Melky Cabrera (knee) will start a rehab assignment with Triple-A Buffalo Friday, according to John Lott of the National Post.
Insight: Cabrera will return after the All-Star break. He has been dealing with tendinitis in his left knee.
 
7/9/2013 7:46:00 PM
Description: Toronto outfielder Melky Cabrera (knee) could be ready to start his rehab assignment later this week, according to John Lott of the National Post.
Insight: Cabrera won't return until after the All-Star break, however. He's dealing with tendinitis in his left knee.
 
6/30/2013 9:59:00 AM
Description: Toronto outfielder Melky Cabrera's MRI revealed tendinitis in his left knee, according to Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca.
Insight: Cabrera was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday, but he should be fine after a couple weeks of rest.
 
6/21/2013 12:15:00 PM
Description: Toronto outfielder Melky Cabrera is 5-for-13 (.385) with a pair of home runs and a 1.390 OPS versus Baltimore starter Jason Hammel.
Insight: Cabrera's season in Toronto is nothing like what he posted last year in San Francisco. He's batting just .278 with a .691 OPS after a monster 71 pre-suspension games for the Giants in which he batted .346 with a .906 OPS. Perhaps this favorable matchup can help.
 
6/7/2013 9:40:00 PM
Description: Toronto outfielder Melky Cabrera hit his third homer of the season Friday against Texas.
Insight: Cabrera went 3-for-4 in the game to raise his batting average to .288. Cabrera has hit for a career-high line-drive rate this season, but his HR/FB is just 4.8 percent.
 
5/24/2013 10:27:00 PM
Description: Toronto outfielder Melky Cabrera went 2-for-5 with a homer and two RBI Friday against the Orioles.
Insight: It was just his second home run of the season. He's hitting .284, but the lack of power and speed makes him a mediocre fantasy option.
 
5/15/2013 4:50:00 PM
Description: Toronto outfielder Melky Cabrera's MRI revealed irritation in his right quad and left hamstring, but he can play through it, according to Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca.
Insight: Cabrera went 4-for-5 at the plate Tuesday, so it can't be bothering him too much. He'll be able to play if he can tolerate the pain.
 
5/14/2013 10:33:00 PM
Description: Toronto outfielder Melky Cabrera is headed for an MRI on his tight hamstring Wednesday, but he started as the DH Tuesday and went 4-for-5 with a double, two RBI and two runs against the Giants.
Insight: Cabrera, of course, hit .346 in 459 at-bats for the Giants last season before being suspended 50 games for testosterone use. He raised his average to .278 Tuesday, but he has just nine extra-base hits in 162 at-bats.
 
5/14/2013 4:42:00 PM
Description: Toronto outfielder Melky Cabrera will undergo an MRI on his hamstring Wednesday, according to Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca.
Insight: Cabrera is dealing with hamstring tightness, but it isn't enough to keep him out of the lineup as the DH Tuesday.
 

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