Cabrera Injured As Sanchez Throws Near No-Hitter; Tigers Hold On To Win, 8-6

CBS Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera’s calf injury overshadowed Anibal Sanchez’s no-hit bid for the Detroit Tigers.

Miguel Cabrera left Friday night’s 8-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in the fourth inning when he got hurt while breaking for second base on an attempted hit-and-run. Detroit expects the two-time AL MVP to go on the disabled list.

“I’m not optimistic at all,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. “When Miggy says he can’t play, it is serious, because Miggy plays through everything.”

Cabrera had an MRI, which showed no injury to his Achilles’ tendon. He will be examined again Saturday.

“I can’t sit here and say we’ll be fine, because he’s the best hitter in baseball, at least in my eyes,” Tigers right fielder J.D. Martinez said. “But if you look at our lineup, we’ve still got a lot of weapons.”

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