Cabrera is not starting Game 3 of the ALDS against the Astros on Monday. Cabrera has gone 1-for-6 in the first two games of the series. Brandon Guyer will return from a shoulder injury to get the start against the left-handed Dallas Keuchel.
Cabrera went 1-for-2 with a walk, double and two RBI on Sunday against the Red Sox. Cabrera gave the Indians the lead with a two-RBI double in the fourth inning, recording his 37th and 38th RBI of the season. He has now collected at least one hit in five of his last six games, during which he's scored three runs and driven in five. He'll continue to see the majority of his at-bats against right-handed pitchers, with Brandon Guyer taking over against lefties.
Cabrera is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Red Sox. Cabrera heads to the bench for the series opener as left-hander Chris Sale takes the mound for Boston. Brandon Guyer will start in right field and bat seventh for the Indians.
Cabrera is not starting Sunday against the Tigers. Cabrera is one of eight regular starters to hit the bench after the Indians clinched a playoff berth Saturday. Brandon Barnes will start in right field.
Cabrera is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Tigers, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports. Cabrera was 1-for-9 in his last three starts, so he'll take a seat for the series opener against Detroit. Brandon Guyer grabs the start in right field against Tigers left-hander Matt Boyd.