• by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Tigers option Lobstein, Wilson, Zeid to Triple-A; reassign Cabrera

    The Tigers optioned pitchers Kyle Lobstein, Alex Wilson and Josh Zeid to Triple-A Toledo Tuesday while also reassigning pitcher Alberto Cabrera to minor-league camp, the team announced. Lobstein allowed four earned runs in 10 innings this spring. Wilson surrendered 10 runs (six earned) in 6 2/3 innings. Zeid gave up six earned runs in 7 2/3 innings. The moves leave the Tigers with 39 players in major-league camp.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Alberto Cabrera clears waivers, sent to Triple-A

    Cubs pitcher Alberto Cabrera has cleared waivers, and has been sent to Triple-A, according to ESPN. Cabrera was designated for assignment March 29, but was unclaimed through the waiver process. Cabrera posted a 6.97 ERA in 10 1/3 spring innings.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Cubs promote one, designated another

    The Cubs have added Brian Schlitter to their bullpen and designated for assignment fellow right-hander Alberto Cabrera. The 28-year-old Schlitter pitched briefly for the team in 2010, but was clobbered for 11 runs on 18 hits in eight innings.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    As rosters expand, Cubs make roster moves Sunday

    The Cubs made a few roster moves Sunday as rosters expanded. The Cubs activated outfielder Ryan Sweeney (rib) and infielder Luis Valbuena (oblique) from the disabled list, while recalling pitcher Alberto Cabrera from Triple-A Iowa. In order to make room for Sweeney on the 40-man roster, reliever Eduardo Sanchez was designated for assignment. Sweeney was on the 60-day disabled list.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Cubs promote Alberto Cabrera to Triple-A

    The Cubs have promoted pitcher Alberto Cabrera to Triple-A Iowa, MLB.com reports. Converted into a starting pitcher this season after pitching in relief in 2012, Cabrera is 9-3 with a 3.20 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 107:39 K:BB ratio in 112 2/3 innings over 18 starts.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Alberto Cabrera having 'great year'

    Cubs pitcher Alberto Cabrera made his MLB debut in 2012 as a reliever, but he was sent back to the minors in 2013 to stretch out as a starter and the results have been positive. Cabrera is 9-3 with a 3.20 ERA and 1.25 WHIP in 18 starts. The right-hander has managed 107 strikeouts in 112 2/3 innings. "This has been a great year for (him)," Cubs scouting director Jason McLeod said. "It's funny, not too many people talk about him. He had that taste up here in the big leagues, pitched pretty well, but we really wanted him to start this year, try to develop his command and offspeed stuff."

  • by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com

    Cubs pare down roster

    The Chicago Cubs continued shaping their roster for the upcoming season and announced the following moves Monday: pitchers Trey McNutt, Brooks Raley and Alberto Cabrera and second baseman Logan Watkins were optioned to Triple-A Iowa; pitcher Robert Whitenack was optioned to Double-A Tennessee and pitcher Nick Struck was assigned to the team's minor-league camp.