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Melky Cabrera
.296 14 86
Team: Chi White SoxHt / Wt: 5-10 / 210 NFBC ADP: 266.93
Position: LFBorn: 8/11/1984 Birthplace: Bajos de Haina, DR
Bats/Throws: S/L Draft: Undrafted by Yankees (2001)

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Oct. 1 8:57 AM PT9:57 AM MT10:57 AM CT11:57 AM ET11:57 ET15:57 GMT23:57 8:57 AM MST10:57 AM EST11:27 AM VEN19:57 UAE10:57 AM CT-Cabrera had a pair of doubles, drove in two runs and scored twice in Friday's 7-3 victory over the Twins.
Analysis: Cabrera, who is tied for third in the AL with 42 doubles, raised his average to .298. He last hit .300 two seasons ago with Toronto.
Sep. 25 9:57 PM PT10:57 PM MT11:57 PM CT12:57 AM ET0:57 ET4:57 GMT12:57 9:57 PM MST11:57 PM EST12:27 AM VEN8:57 UAE11:57 PM CT-Cabrera continued his recent hot stretch by finishing 2 for 5 with a pair of RBIs in Saturday's victory at Cleveland.
Analysis: Cabrera had homered in two of his previous three games and is hitting a strong .375 with three home runs and nine RBIs over his past 10.
Sep. 23 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET23:21 ET3:21 GMT11:21 8:21 PM MST10:21 PM EST10:51 PM VEN7:21 UAE (+1)10:21 PM CT-Cabrera homered for the third time in seven games Friday in a 10-4 loss to the Indians.
Analysis: Cabrera is batting .371 with three home runs and seven RBIs in his last nine games.
Sep. 20 8:15 PM PT9:15 PM MT10:15 PM CT11:15 PM ET23:15 ET3:15 GMT11:15 8:15 PM MST10:15 PM EST10:45 PM VEN7:15 UAE (+1)10:15 PM CT-Cabrera delivered a three-run homer in Tuesday's loss at Philadelphia.
Analysis: Though he had gone 0 for 7 over his previous two contets, Cabrera is batting .325 with 16 RBIs in 19 games during a strong September.
Sep. 18 9:33 PM PT10:33 PM MT11:33 PM CT12:33 AM ET0:33 ET4:33 GMT12:33 9:33 PM MST11:33 PM EST12:03 AM VEN8:33 UAE11:33 PM CT-Cabrera stayed hot with two hits and an RBI in four at-bats during Saturday's loss at Kansas City.
Analysis: The Melkman is 10 for 21 with a home run over a five-game hitting streak and batting an impressive .362 with 13 RBIs in 16 September games.
Sep. 17 8:14 AM PT9:14 AM MT10:14 AM CT11:14 AM ET11:14 ET15:14 GMT23:14 8:14 AM MST10:14 AM EST10:44 AM VEN19:14 UAE10:14 AM CT-Cabrera homered and doubled Friday in his third straight multi-hit game.
Analysis: He's 7 for 13 over that three-game stretch and is batting .354 with 12 RBIs in 15 games in September.
Sep. 15 2:36 PM PT3:36 PM MT4:36 PM CT5:36 PM ET17:36 ET21:36 GMT5:36 2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST5:06 PM VEN1:36 UAE (+1)4:36 PM CT-Cabrera singled and doubled Thursday.
Analysis: He's batting .350 with a homer, five doubles and 11 RBIs in 14 games in September.
Sep. 14 8:20 PM PT9:20 PM MT10:20 PM CT11:20 PM ET23:20 ET3:20 GMT11:20 8:20 PM MST10:20 PM EST10:50 PM VEN7:20 UAE (+1)10:20 PM CT-Cabrera had three hits Wednesday.
Analysis: He is batting .328 in his last 16 games.
Sep. 7 3:34 PM PT4:34 PM MT5:34 PM CT6:34 PM ET18:34 ET22:34 GMT6:34 3:34 PM MST5:34 PM EST6:04 PM VEN2:34 UAE (+1)5:34 PM CT-Cabrera went 2 for 4 with a double, two RBIs and a walk Wednesday.
Analysis: He's batting .375 with a homer, three doubles and seven RBIs in seven games in September.
Sep. 4 6:28 PM PT7:28 PM MT8:28 PM CT9:28 PM ET21:28 ET1:28 GMT9:28 6:28 PM MST8:28 PM EST8:58 PM VEN5:28 UAE (+1)8:28 PM CT-Cabrera continued his hot hitting by going 3 for 6 with four runs Sunday in a 13-11 win at Minnesota.
Analysis: Cabrera is 9 for 20 with a homer, two doubles and five RBIs in his past four games.
Sep. 3 7:47 AM PT8:47 AM MT9:47 AM CT10:47 AM ET10:47 ET14:47 GMT22:47 7:47 AM MST9:47 AM EST10:17 AM VEN18:47 UAE9:47 AM CT-Cabrera had another productive day for the White Sox on Friday, going 3 for 6 with three RBIs in an 11-4 win over the Twins.
Analysis: Cabrera has gone 5 for 11 with four RBIs in his last two games. He's also 13 for 25 with eight driven in over his past five meetings with Minnesota.
Aug. 31 11:01 AM PT12:01 PM MT1:01 PM CT2:01 PM ET14:01 ET18:01 GMT2:01 11:01 AM MST1:01 PM EST1:31 PM VEN22:01 UAE1:01 PM CT-Cabrera was taken out of the lineup shortly before the game because of stomach discomfort.
Analysis: He isn't expected to miss much time.
Aug. 31 9:39 PM PT10:39 PM MT11:39 PM CT12:39 AM ET0:39 ET4:39 GMT12:39 9:39 PM MST11:39 PM EST12:09 AM VEN8:39 UAE11:39 PM CT-Cabrera exited Tuesday's game at Detroit in the seventh inning due to dehydration.
Analysis: It's unclear whether the outfielder, who went 0 for 4 with an RBI before departing, will be in the lineup for Wednesday's day game between the clubs.
Aug. 29 8:09 AM PT9:09 AM MT10:09 AM CT11:09 AM ET11:09 ET15:09 GMT23:09 8:09 AM MST10:09 AM EST10:39 AM VEN19:09 UAE10:09 AM CT-Cabrera doubled, tripled and scored twice in Sunday's 4-1 win over Seattle.
Analysis: The White Sox begin a series in Detroit on Monday, and Cabrera is batting .303 on the road since the All-Star break. He is 2 for 5 lifetime against left-hander Matt Boyd, the Tigers' starter for the opener.
Aug. 26 11:06 AM PT12:06 PM MT1:06 PM CT2:06 PM ET14:06 ET18:06 GMT2:06 11:06 AM MST1:06 PM EST1:36 PM VEN22:06 UAE1:06 PM CT-Cabrera sat out Thursday's win over Seattle with a case of the flu.
Analysis: The veteran outfielder is considered day to day and a possibility to return to the lineup Friday.
July 31 5:08 PM PT6:08 PM MT7:08 PM CT8:08 PM ET20:08 ET0:08 GMT8:08 5:08 PM MST7:08 PM EST7:38 PM VEN4:08 UAE (+1)7:08 PM CT-Cabrera went 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI in Sunday's 6-4 loss to the Twins.
Analysis: Cabrera has heated up, going 10 for 18 with four doubles and five RBIs in his last four games.
July 31 9:29 PM PT10:29 PM MT11:29 PM CT12:29 AM ET0:29 ET4:29 GMT12:29 9:29 PM MST11:29 PM EST11:59 PM VEN8:29 UAE11:29 PM CT-Cabrera had three hits Saturday.
Analysis: Since June 22, Cabrera is batting .365 with 15 RBIs in 28 games.
July 28 8:39 PM PT9:39 PM MT10:39 PM CT11:39 PM ET23:39 ET3:39 GMT11:39 8:39 PM MST10:39 PM EST11:09 PM VEN7:39 UAE (+1)10:39 PM CT-Cabrera went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Cubs.
Analysis: Cabrera has been a bright spot for the Sox, batting .352 with 12 extra-base hits and 12 RBIs in his last 26 games.
July 26 7:42 AM PT8:42 AM MT9:42 AM CT10:42 AM ET10:42 ET14:42 GMT22:42 7:42 AM MST9:42 AM EST10:12 AM VEN18:42 UAE9:42 AM CT-Cabrera's hitting streak reached 10 games Monday.
Analysis: He's batting .375 over that stretch and .362 in his past 23 games.
July 25 8:55 AM PT9:55 AM MT10:55 AM CT11:55 AM ET11:55 ET15:55 GMT23:55 8:55 AM MST10:55 AM EST11:25 AM VEN19:55 UAE10:55 AM CT-Cabrera extended his hitting streak to nine games Sunday.
Analysis: He's batting .368 over that stretch and .359 in his last 22 games.
July 23 9:04 PM PT10:04 PM MT11:04 PM CT12:04 AM ET0:04 ET4:04 GMT12:04 9:04 PM MST11:04 PM EST11:34 PM VEN8:04 UAE11:04 PM CT-Cabrera continues to swing a hot bat amid his team's struggles. He had a pair of hits in Friday's loss to Detroit to extend his hitting streak to seven games.
Analysis: Cabrera is 12 for 29 (.414) during his streak and batting .373 over his last 20 games.
July 20 4:37 PM PT5:37 PM MT6:37 PM CT7:37 PM ET19:37 ET23:37 GMT7:37 4:37 PM MST6:37 PM EST7:07 PM VEN3:37 UAE (+1)6:37 PM CT-Cabrera had three hits Wednesday.
Analysis: He is 9 for 21 in his last five games.
July 20 10:22 AM PT11:22 AM MT12:22 PM CT1:22 PM ET13:22 ET17:22 GMT1:22 10:22 AM MST12:22 PM EST12:52 PM VEN21:22 UAE12:22 PM CT-Cabrera contributed a solo homer and scored twice in Tuesday's win at Seattle.
Analysis: The most reliable hitter in the White Sox's lineup, Cabrera is batting .362 with three homers over a 17-game stretch and is 6 for 15 during a four-game hitting streak.
July 19 9:51 AM PT10:51 AM MT11:51 AM CT12:51 PM ET12:51 ET16:51 GMT0:51 9:51 AM MST11:51 AM EST12:21 PM VEN20:51 UAE11:51 AM CT-Cabrera had a pair of hits in Monday's 4-3 loss to Seattle.
Analysis: Cabrera is 5 for 12 in his last three games and is 5 for 9 with two doubles lifetime against Wade Miley, who is scheduled to take the ball for Seattle on Tuesday.
July 9 9:10 PM PT10:10 PM MT11:10 PM CT12:10 AM ET0:10 ET4:10 GMT12:10 9:10 PM MST11:10 PM EST11:40 PM VEN8:10 UAE11:10 PM CT-Cabrera had three hits Friday.
Analysis: He is batting .405 with seven RBIs in 10 games.
July 4 10:20 AM PT11:20 AM MT12:20 PM CT1:20 PM ET13:20 ET17:20 GMT1:20 10:20 AM MST12:20 PM EST12:50 PM VEN21:20 UAE12:20 PM CT-Cabrera returned to the starting lineup Monday after missing five games with a mild right wrist sprain.
Analysis: Cabrera went 2 for 5 in his return and also made a diving catch in left field.
June 28 8:17 PM PT9:17 PM MT10:17 PM CT11:17 PM ET23:17 ET3:17 GMT11:17 8:17 PM MST10:17 PM EST10:47 PM VEN7:17 UAE (+1)10:17 PM CT-Cabrera is expected to return to the White Sox lineup Monday.
Analysis: Cabrera has missed Chicago's last four game after he aggravated a right wrist injury Tuesday. The switch hitter is batting .294 with eight homers and 39 RBIs in 74 games.
June 27 9:04 AM PT10:04 AM MT11:04 AM CT12:04 PM ET12:04 ET16:04 GMT0:04 9:04 AM MST11:04 AM EST11:34 AM VEN20:04 UAE11:04 AM CT-Cabrera showed no signs of slowing down Sunday with three more hits and an RBI in a 5-2 win over Toronto.
Analysis: Cabrera has gone 11 for 23 with two home runs and six RBIs over his last five games.
June 25 10:46 PM PT11:46 PM MT12:46 AM CT1:46 AM ET1:46 ET5:46 GMT13:46 10:46 PM MST12:46 AM EST1:16 AM VEN9:46 UAE12:46 AM CT-Cabrera kept up his recent tear by recording three hits - including a solo home run - in Friday's win over Toronto.
Analysis: He's now 8 for 14 over his last three games and hitting .385 with three homers and seven RBIs over his past six. Cabrera homered just five times in his first 65 games.
June 22 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET23:36 ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST11:06 PM VEN7:36 UAE (+1)10:36 PM CT-Cabrera matched a season high with four hits in Wednesday's 8-6 win at Boston.
Analysis: Those four hits matched his production over the previous seven games, a stretch during which Cabrera was 4 for 22. He's a lifetime .330 hitter at Fenway Park.
June 19 3:04 PM PT4:04 PM MT5:04 PM CT6:04 PM ET18:04 ET22:04 GMT6:04 3:04 PM MST5:04 PM EST5:34 PM VEN2:04 UAE (+1)5:04 PM CT-Cabrera was back in the lineup Sunday after leaving Saturday's game with a sore right wrist.
Analysis: Cabrera homered in Chicago's 3-2, 10-inning loss but is 7 for 29 in his last nine games.
June 18 8:03 PM PT9:03 PM MT10:03 PM CT11:03 PM ET23:03 ET3:03 GMT11:03 8:03 PM MST10:03 PM EST10:33 PM VEN7:03 UAE (+1)10:03 PM CT-Cabrera (right wrist) was replaced by a pinch hitter in the fourth inning of Saturday's loss to the Indians.
Analysis: Cabrera was hurt while attempting a diving catch in the third, but X-rays taken during the game were negative. "I don't have a fracture and it's nothing serious, so that's good," he said. "If I feel good enough to play tomorrow, I will."
June 11 11:04 AM PT12:04 PM MT1:04 PM CT2:04 PM ET14:04 ET18:04 GMT2:04 11:04 AM MST1:04 PM EST1:34 PM VEN22:04 UAE1:04 PM CT-Cabrera stayed hot with a two-run homer in Friday's win over the Royals.
Analysis: Since missing three games for personal reasons, Cabrera has returned to go 8 for 15 with five RBIs in four games.
June 10 12:23 PM PT1:23 PM MT2:23 PM CT3:23 PM ET15:23 ET19:23 GMT3:23 12:23 PM MST2:23 PM EST2:53 PM VEN23:23 UAE2:23 PM CT-Cabrera had two doubles in three at-bats and also knocked in two in Thursday's 3-1 win over Washington.
Analysis: Cabrera has heated up, going 7 for 12 with three doubles and three RBIs in his last three games.
June 9 9:09 AM PT10:09 AM MT11:09 AM CT12:09 PM ET12:09 ET16:09 GMT0:09 9:09 AM MST11:09 AM EST11:39 AM VEN20:09 UAE11:09 AM CT-Cabrera went 3 for 5 with a double and an RBI in the White Sox's loss to the Nationals.
Analysis: Cabrera is 7 for 19 (.368) in his last four games. He has an .878 OPS at home compared to .644 on the road.
June 3 4:08 PM PT5:08 PM MT6:08 PM CT7:08 PM ET19:08 ET23:08 GMT7:08 4:08 PM MST6:08 PM EST6:38 PM VEN3:08 UAE (+1)6:08 PM CT-The Chicago White Sox reinstated Cabrera from the bereavement/family medical emergency list Tuesday.
Analysis: Cabrera, who had played in every game for the White Sox this season, missed last weekend's series in Detroit. He is 2 for his last 20.
May 28 9:41 AM PT10:41 AM MT11:41 AM CT12:41 PM ET12:41 ET16:41 GMT0:41 9:41 AM MST11:41 AM EST12:11 PM VEN20:41 UAE11:41 AM CT-Cabrera homered in a second straight game by belting a grand slam Friday in Kansas City.
Analysis: Cabrera homered just twice in his first 47 games prior to this power binge, though he's hitting a solid .293 for the season.
May 7 3:06 PM PT4:06 PM MT5:06 PM CT6:06 PM ET18:06 ET22:06 GMT6:06 3:06 PM MST5:06 PM EST5:36 PM VEN2:06 UAE (+1)5:06 PM CT-Cabrera posted season highs of four hits and three RBIs in Friday's rout of Minnesota.
Analysis: The performance raised his season average to .315. Cabrera is 10 for 21 over a five-game stretch.
Apr. 24 3:22 PM PT4:22 PM MT5:22 PM CT6:22 PM ET18:22 ET22:22 GMT6:22 3:22 PM MST5:22 PM EST5:52 PM VEN2:22 UAE (+1)5:22 PM CT-Cabrera went 3 for 4 with a solo home run on Saturday.
Analysis: He is 6 for 11 with a pair of homers his last three games.

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